Wisconsin’s governor is not getting involved in the Arizona lawsuit.
As the federal government sues Arizona against its new immigration law, some folks are stepping up to defend it — but not Wisconsin. Attorney General JB Van Hollen has asked Governor Jim Doyle’s permission to sign on to a legal brief in support of Arizona, but Doyle has denied that request. Doyle Spokesperson Adam Collins explains. “Because it’s very obviously a political stunt.” He says, “The suit would just be really a waste of taxpayer dollars.” [Read more…]