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Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013

State law forbids public investigations of political donors

 Last week, the nonpartisan watchdog group Wisconsin Democracy Campaign announced that it had identified 14 donors who had made campaign contributions over the legal $10,000 limit this
Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012

Wisconsin registration and voting rules have changed

  The state Supreme Court did the right thing last week when it declined to hear cases that could allow Wisconsin’s restrictive new voter ID rules to be in place for the general election on Nov. 6...
Wednesday, March 28, 2012

ALEC's 'Scholarships' raise questions about corporate lobbying

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), an ultraconservative corporate-sponsored policy group, has been known to legislators for years, but it has just recently come under public...
Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011

Republicans pushing legislation to conceal corporate money

The state Legislature is planning to meet only one day this month. But on that one day—Tuesday, Sept. 13—they attempted to block campaign finance disclosure rules that would shed light on who, exactly, is donating to shadowy, anonymous special interest groups that flood the airwaves...
Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Democrats blast GOP use of paid petition circulators

Republicans have lashed out at the state Government Accountability Board (GAB) for playing politics with the planned recall elections. Last week, the GAB asked a judge to certify recall elections for six Republicans while asking for more time to look into challenges of the recalls of three Democrats—Dave Hansen of Green Bay...
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008

The attorney general’s voting shenanigans continue

Those looking for voter fraud in Wisconsin may want to start with the top elected official at the Department of Justice. Two weeks ago, Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen filed a frivolous lawsuit against the state’s Government Accountability Board (GAB), a move that could greatly compromise the November election.

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