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Financial institutions fight a new rule that would have them assess employee diversity. It’s not unusual for the banking industry to challenge a new government rule. Ever since Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Act in 2010, the banks have sent forth their army of lobbyists anytime federal regulators try to enforce a new restriction, often resorting …

Wisconsin’s first Latina Republican lawmaker said Thursday she won’t participate in the Legislature’s Black and Latino Caucus. “With due deference to Representative Mandela Barnes and his group, I don’t need to be a part of a minority caucus to understand communities of color or find ways to empower them,” Rep. Jessie Rodriguez, R-Franklin, said. “I’ve …