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Feb 20, 2015

Records show lobby spending went down

The numbers are in, let the crunching begin.

Jan 30, 2015

Lawmakers’ per diem boost draws boos

In 2012, state Assembly leaders proposed raising the per diem payments for members who go to the Capitol on official business.

Jan 16, 2015

State spending on outside service contracts rising

Each year, as state law requires, the Wisconsin Department of Administration produces a “Contractual Services Purchasing Report.”

Jan 9, 2015

Walker forecasts end to sky-high spending in races

Gov. Scott Walker’s prediction regarding the vast sums spent in the recent gubernatorial elections can be summed up with: This, too, shall pass.

Dec 12, 2014

State records describe power plant saga

Here’s one overlooked virtue of government transparency: More often than not, it shows public officials acting with good intentions.

Nov 28, 2014

New tool helps track congressional assets

Congressional members and candidates must disclose their personal financial assets as a check on possible conflicts of interest.

Nov 21, 2014

Vos’ attacks on accountability board draw return fire

Few people in Wisconsin have been more forceful than Robin Vos in demanding changes to the state’s Government Accountability Board, which oversees elections, campaign finance, ethics and lobbying.

Nov 14, 2014

GOP dominates in cash, turnout

Gov. Scott Walker and the Republicans rode to victory in the Nov. 4 elections because they got more votes. Period.

Oct 10, 2014

Wisconsin lags on renewable energy

Matt Neumann needs only one word to describe Wisconsin’s recent record on renewable energy: “rotten.”

Sep 26, 2014

State comes clean on alleged scandal

Every scandal needs a name. This one is Dispensergate.

Sep 19, 2014

Book rips into both political parties

Any lingering doubts about the nonpartisan bona fides of Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, the state campaign finance watchdog, should be annihilated by Mike McCabe’s new book, “Blue Jeans in High Places.”

Sep 12, 2014

Public television spotlights redistricting success

A Sept. 5 report on Wisconsin Public Television’s “Here and Now” program called Republican state Rep. Amy Loudenbeck’s district “a microcosm of the state of Wisconsin.”


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