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GOP REVISITS BILL ON PENALTY

Feb 03, 2017 - The Wisconsin State Journal

As Madison-area leaders express defiance and outrage at a White House crackdown on illegal immigration, a Republican state lawmaker recirculated a bill Thursday penalizing so-called "sanctuary cities" with fines of up to $5,000 a day.

The bill, sponsored by Rep. Janel Brandtjen, R-Menomonee Falls, would prohibit counties and municipalities from passing ordinances, resolutions or policies that bar employees from inquiring about immigration status, notifying the federal government about anyo...