Bill would punish Wisconsin local governments for failing to follow the law

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MADISON, Wis. – Strange that there needs to be a law demanding local governments follow the law.

But such is life in the Age of Trump.

State Rep. Janel Brandtjen, R- Menomonee Falls, this week introduced a bill that would penalize cities, towns and counties for creating policies that do not comply with state and federal law.

The legislation would allow a Wisconsin resident or a group of residents to file a lawsuit against any governmental body that violates the law.

Brandtjen’s bill arrives as the Milwaukee County Board on Thursday passed (12-6) a so-called anti-discrimination resolution that is a scathing denouncement of President Donald Trump and his executive order that would punish cities that do not follow immigration laws.

The resolution, authored by Milwaukee County uber liberal, Sup. Marina Dimitrijevic declares that Milwaukee County will welcome undocumented immigrants. That ultimately means the county wishes not to cooperate with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement efforts to bring illegals, particularly those convicted of crimes, into custody. The resolution urges Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke and his deputies not to assist ICE agents.

Read more at Wisconsin Watchdog

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