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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 ...
Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Witnesses are free to speak out about what they know

 When Judge Neal Nettesheim signed an order closing the three-year John Doe investigation into Gov. Scott Walker’s Milwaukee County executive office, he required that the secrecy
Monday, Jan. 14, 2013
 As someone whose first reporting job in Milwaukee was as a backup reporter covering county government under its first county executive, I certainly understand those who harbor a strong desire
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012

Wisconsin has another wild year

 It seemed preposterous that 2012 could match the high drama of 2011 in Wisconsin. But we were proved wrong. This year had as many sudden developments, twists and turns, conspiracies and surprise endings as last year
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012

When confronted, Keith Gilkes spins the campaign’s role in Milwaukee County affairs

 When Scott Walker’s former deputy chief of staff at the county, Kelly Rindfleisch, was sentenced to six months in jail last month, Assistant District Attorney Bruce Landgraf presented damning evidence of Walker’s gubernatorial
10.24.2012 | | Posted at 03:26 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
MPD Chief Ed Flynn has been in the hot seat for the past few weeks. In an apparent attempt to build a better case for the department, Flynn has been giving interviews to local media. Last Friday, Flynn stopped by the Shepherd’s offices to discuss Derek Williams' in-custody death and other matters. In this segment of our interview, Flynn talks about how four officers came to be criminally charged...

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