It’s no secret that dark money has been influential in Wisconsin politics for decades. A series from the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism is looking into different weaknesses in the state’s legislature. It’s called “Undemocratic: Secrecy and Power versus the People.”
The latest article looks into the power of secret money at the Capitol. It focuses on secret cash that helped state politicians who attempted to rewrite state law to block the claims of lead-poisoned children in Milwaukee. WORT producer Nina Kravinsky spoke with author Pawan Naidu about the story.