Common Cause Wisconsin executive director Jay Heck joined La Crosse Talk PM on Monday to help explain the Wisconsin Supreme Court’s Friday news dump before a Christmas weekend of the biggest news in the state, that new voting maps must be drawn.
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We discuss why that decision was made. We also hit on the rhetoric from Republicans being against the decision, backpedaling on action made leading up to it, and also trying to side step the entire process.
Also, Heck argued in the Christmas spirit that this is a good thing for democracy, while accusing Solem of being Ebenezer Scrooge for saying the conservative-led US Supreme Court will wreak havoc on this all and nothing will get done.
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