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Voting & Elections 03.6.2017

WISCONSIN If constituents don't stop bothering him, Sen. Ron Johnson will call the cops

His constituents would naturally like some face time with the Republican, who once claimed it's "lunacy" to blame humans for climate change, and wants to militarize immigration by building "forward operation bases" along the Mexican border.

Voting & Elections 03.2.2017

WISCONSIN Gerrymandered Legislative District Maps Lawsuit to be Considered by U.S. Supreme Court

Last Friday, Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel (R) appealed the November Federal three-judge Court panel ruling that the 2011 GOP gerrymander of WI's state legislative districts was unconstitutional.

Voting & Elections 03.1.2017

WISCONSIN Former GAB head Kevin Kennedy talks about ethics

The former head of the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board met with members of Common Cause in Wisconsin to talk about the state of campaign finance, elections and ethics.

Money & Influence 02.24.2017

Activists, constituents hold 'empty chair town hall' for Sen. Ron Johnson

Roughly 500 constituents gathered at what was termed an “empty chair town hall” for Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., at the First Congregational Church in Madison Wednesday night.

Op-Ed: Stakes are huge as court orders end to gerrymandering

An unprecedented and decisive federal court order on Jan. 27 directed the Wisconsin Legislature to redraw and pass into law new state Assembly district boundary maps (which also determine state Senate district boundaries) before Nov. 1, 2017.

Voting & Elections 02.19.2017

John Humphries: Schooled by Team Walker, Betsy DeVos and ALEC

"The race to head the Department of Public Instruction is supposed to be non-partisan race, but it is only a matter of time before we see highly partisan, deep pocketed, out-of-state special interest players weigh in."

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