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Sheila Harsdorf, left, and Kitty Rhoades

Proposed changes to voting laws risky and expensive, say local lawmakers


With only days left in the current legislative session, local lawmakers are concerned about an attempt to fast-track a bill that would overhaul voter registration laws.

Companion bills introduced in the Wisconsin Legislature would make voter fraud easier, would increase costs for property taxpayers and are being rushed through without analysis, say Sen. Sheila Harsdorf, R-River Falls, and Assemblywoman Kitty Rhoades, R-Hudson.

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Judy Wiff
Judy Wiff has been regional editor for RiverTown’s Wisconsin newspapers since 1996. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and sociology from UW-River Falls. She has worked as a reporter for several weekly newspapers in Wisconsin.
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