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Capitol Notes: Will GOP Lawmakers Withdraw Wisconsin From The ACA Lawsuit?


Gov. Tony Evers raised eyebrows last week when he announced in his first State of the State address that he was directing Attorney General Josh Kaul to withdraw Wisconsin from a federal lawsuit against the Affordable Care Act. 

Evers took back his comments, after Kaul said he has no authroity to do so. That's because the Republican-controlled Legislature passed laws last month which took away that power and gave it to lawmakers. Kaul is now asking the Joint Finance committee if it would approve getting the state out of the suit.  

In this week's Capitol Notes conversation, WUWM's Marti Mikkelson asked JR Ross of wispolitics.com if he thinks the committee will approve the request.

Marti was a reporter with WUWM from 1999 to 2021.