The move stems from a Wisconsin Dept. of Transportation pilot project enacted in May of 2020. It allows eligible 16 and 17-year-olds to skip the final test. However, it has received mix reaction from driving instructors.
The investigation is yet another liability for the embattled attorney general, who is facing a years-old criminal case, a separate, newer FBI investigation, and a Republican primary opponent who is seeking to make electoral hay of the various controversies.