Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorials

Kenosha News, Jan. 6

Legislature should listen to voters on ‘dark store’ loophole, medical marijuana

Last November, voters across the state spoke loudly and clearly — they want medical marijuana legalized, and they want the “dark stores” loophole closed.

But the question is, will the Republican-controlled Legislature listen?

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The likely answer? No. But time and continuing public pressure will tell.

The “dark stores” loophole has been plaguing local municipalities for years. It allows big-box stores like Walmart and Target to challenge their tax assessments.

While municipalities assess these retailers at what they consider to be a fair rate, the

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