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Statement from Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen As Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds Act 10 in its Entirety

 

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MADISON — Earlier today, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit entered a decision upholding 2011 Wisconsin Act 10 in its entirety.  A link to the decision is available here.

 

Regarding the decision, Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen stated:  “For nearly two years, those opposing Act 10 have tried every angle to have it struck down and invalidated.  Today’s decision by the Seventh Circuit confirms what I have stated from the beginning.  Act 10 is constitutional.  While there are no guarantees, it is my hope that this decision will pave the way for resolving any remaining challenges in a manner that supports the legislative decisions made by our elected officials.”