From WIZM News Talk in Wisconsin and the Associated Press:

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The state Department of Natural Resources policy board plans to vote this week on whether to hire its own attorneys in a pair of lawsuits seeking to block the fall wolf hunt, underscoring the deepening rift between the board’s Republican members and Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul.

The department announced late last week that the board will convene remotely on Monday to take the vote.

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