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Joe Kelly

Joe Kelly

Joe Kelly is a writer and reporter based in Milwaukee. He has covered Wisconsin's courts, government, elections and other areas of state and local intrigue for Courthouse News since 2018. Born in Springfield, Illinois, and raised in Milwaukee, Kelly graduated from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee in 2013, then went on to earn an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of New Orleans in 2018. He previously interned for UWM's literary journal, Cream City Review, and freelanced for Urban Milwaukee and Gambit, a New Orleans alternative weekly.

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Latest Articles by Joe Kelly

Disabled voters tout constitutional right to vote electronically in court hearing

Lawyers for the state say the disabled voters have no right to vote via "secret ballot" as they define it, and their suit is untimely anyway.

Security plan for Republican National Convention will permit guns in area

City officials have repeatedly said that state law limits their ability to restrict guns near the convention. The security plan also creates designated protest zones, which demonstrators suing the city say are inadequate.

Trump rallies supporters in Wisconsin ahead of the Republican National Convention

The former president's speech blasted Biden's policies on the economy and immigration.