Crews board up Wisconsin Capitol as ‘cautionary’ step against unrest

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MADISON, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – State officials are bracing for any potential unrest at the capitol building in downtown Madison.

Crews have started boarding the windows outside the statehouse. A department of administration spokesperson says “proactive cautionary measures” are happening in state capitals across the country, and Madison is no exception.

The plan is to cover all the exterior, ground floor windows. The agency says it does not comment publicly on security protocols and potential threats.

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