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Wisconsin Government Accountability Board

Domination Through Suppression

Rep. Chris Taylor | Posted 04.11.2016 | Politics
Rep. Chris Taylor

This week, there were developments on two major Republican voter suppression mechanisms. A three-judge federal panel greenlighted for trial an important case regarding the 2011 Republican gerrymandering of legislative districts.

Scott Walker Dramatically Rewrites Election Rules In Wisconsin

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.16.2015 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) quietly signed two pieces of legislation Wednesday that dramatically alter the election and campaign finance landscape...

Scott Walker's Partisans Poised to Raze Nonpartisan Government Accountability Board

Mary Bottari | Posted 09.20.2015 | Politics
Mary Bottari

The attack on the GAB goes hand in hand with recent assaults on Wisconsin's open records law, and efforts to changes the John Doe law to exclude politicians from ever being investigated in the manner that average citizens are.

Enbridge Stuffs Provision Into Wisconsin Budget to Expedite Controversial Piece of 'Keystone XL Clone'

Steve Horn | Posted 07.06.2016 | Green
Steve Horn

On Thursday, July 3, on the eve of a long Fourth of July holiday weekend, Canadian pipeline giant Enbridge landed a sweetheart deal: a provision in the 2015 Wisconsin budget that will serve to expedite permitting for its controversial proposed Line 61 tar sands pipeline expansion project.

John Celock

GOP Denies Voter Fraud

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin Republicans are saying they are not behind a voter fraud allegation tied to a phone number registered to the party. A spokesman for the ...

Wisconsin Election Official Admits Another Vote Counting Mistake

Waukesha Patch | Joe Petrie and Lisa Sink | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics

Waukesha County Clerk Kathy Nickolaus, who has been under fire for past election snafus, is at the center of attention again because new procedures in...

Live Updates: Scott Walker Recall Petitions

Oak Creek Patch | Janine Anderson | Posted 01.17.2012 | Politics

On Tuesday, organizers of the effort to recall Gov. Scott Walker from office, will present hundreds of thousands of signatures to the state Government...

Scott Walker's Price Tag

Mount Pleasant Patch | Heather Asiyanbi | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

Whether or not we have a primary if there is a recall election for Governor Scott Walker could have a significant impact on the cost. Statewide, estim...

Have Recall Walker Organizers Hit Their Goal?

Patch | Adam W. McCoy | Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

One month to the day after the start of the effort to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker from office, organizers have scheduled a Thursday press confe...

Wisconsin Clerk Cleared For Election Night Mistake

Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics

By TODD RICHMOND, ASSOCIATED PRESS (AP) MADISON, Wis. -- A county clerk likely violated the law when she failed to report thousands of votes in thi...