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03.12.2014 | 36 days ago | Posted at 04:24 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Well, at least one John Doe figure is no longer on the public payroll.  Brett Davis, Scott Walker’s preferred candidate for lieutenant governor, is leaving his position as the state’s Medicaid director as of March 21 to work in the private sector. Davis, of course, was one of Kelly Rindfleisch’s employers in 2010. She was also working for Walker as a policy advisor and deputy chief o...
02.20.2014 | 56 days ago | Posted at 02:17 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
I’m beginning to wonder if the job descriptions for county workers included the requirement that they had to be in touch with Scott Walker’s campaign aides at all times.  Walker’s spokeswoman, Fran McLaughlin, was one of the conduits between the county and campaign staff. When she got a question from a reporter, she immediately had to send it to a personal email account, then cover her...
08.15.2013 | | Posted at 04:57 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
In this week’s Shepherd I wrote about Scott Walker’s inner circle of campaign and county aides that were working together to burnish his image (and do a lot of damage control) while he ran for governor in 2010. In that article I focused mostly on his county aides—some of whom were prosecuted for committing crimes while working for taxpayers. But who, exactly, are the politicos who were ma...
Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013

Newly released emails show how his political campaign was involved in county government matters

 In the initial phases of the John Doe investigation, the public learned how then-Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker’s county aides worked on his gubernatorial campaign while working at
08.07.2013 | | Posted at 03:46 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Scott Walker was definitely aware that his campaign and county staffers were working together to shape his image as he ran for governor in 2010.  During the indictments and prosecutions, we learned how clearly his county staffers were doing political work on the job. Now, with the release of additional John Doe emails relating to the O’Donnell Park tragedy, we’re learning how much his ...

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