Friday, July 3, 2015

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos's definition of transparency: All the self-serving Republican news releases I see fit to print

Photo credit:  Wisconsin State Legislature

Lawmakers slash public records access in budget bill.  (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 7/3/2015)
The GOP plan would limit public records requests for lawmakers' communications with their staff and for drafting records of legislation after it's been introduced. It would also exempt a host of records created by the Walker administration, state agencies and local governments and put new limits on public access to information about dismissed criminal charges in some instances.

Tell your state legislators not to support the 2015-17 budget until this item is taken out.

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Good question, Albert Darling. So why the lack of transparency in Wisconsin? (7/3/2015)

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