Federal Judge William Conley has at least temporarily prevented the Walker administration from enforcing some rules it enacted at the state Capitol, following massive protests there in 2011.
The Milwaukee County Board and committees will meet at substitute locations unless the Courthouse reopens.
A proposal by a local task force is gaining steam in Wisconsin. It would limit Wisconsin Supreme Court Justices to one 16 year term. Right now, justices serve 10 year terms with no limits.
A ruling by a U.S. District Judge will temporarily delay implementation of Wisconsin's new abortion law passed last month by the legislature and signed by the Governor.
Wisconsin’s political parties are spending the summer gearing up for the 2014 governor’s race.