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Monday, July 21, 2008
Hollen’s Department of Justice and Menasha Corp.) as well the state Supreme Court justice who provided the tie-breaking vote. Yet Van Hollen’s Department of Justice did not ask Ziegler to recuse herself from the case, even though she had a clear con flict of interest.
Monday, July 21, 2008
That figure could turn into a budget-bust ing $350 million as state corporations ask for tax rebates. State taxpayers will have to pick up the tab. The ruling represents a triumph for WMC, which was instrumental in electing Ziegler to the state Supreme Court and Van Hollen to the position of state attorney general.
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2007

Ziegler and Van Hollen’s $4.7 million gift to WMC

It may be legal, but it stinks. The state’s biggest lobbying group, Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC), spent roughly $4.7 million to help the campaigns of Annette Ziegler, now a state Supreme Court justice whose ethical problems have made her the subject of an investigation, and J.B. Van Hollen, now the state attorney general. Both Ziegler and Van Hollen have come under fire for their participation in a sales tax case involving Menasha Corp., which is being heard by the state Supreme Court.