Wisconsin election officials can't come to a consensus on how to handle Republican lawmakers' demands that they publish formal rules on the use of absentee ballot drop boxes. The elections commissioner says resolving the dispute is “up to the courts now.”
A member of the Department of Natural Resources policy board is suggesting that the agency's new wolf management plan should not include a specific population goal. The DNR's current plan sets out a population goal of 350 wolves.
Wyoming has asked the federal government to remove grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park from protection under the Endangered Species Act. The state says the grizzlies have recovered but an environmental group calls it an "outrageous request."