(WORT)– The Republican majority is muscling two bills through the state Legislature, one that would do away with the Government Accountability Board and another that would rewrite Wisconsin’s campaign finance […]
What is going on at the capitol? Today, Jay Heck from Common Cause talks with Carousel Baryd on the bills at the capitol limiting political corruption inquiries, eliminating the Government […]
(WORT) — Election watchdog Mike McCabe finds the silver lining in the GOP bills making their way through the Wisconsin legislature this week.
Next week, the full Assembly will vote on legislation that limits the scope of secret John Doe investigations. The other two bills make significant changes to state election law and how ethics laws are enforced. As part of the reform package, the independent Government Accountability Board would be scraped for two commissions compromised of partisan appointees.
MADISON (WORT) — Big money campaign donors have lined up behind Burke and Walker. The Wisconsin Democracy Campaign projects total spending will exceed $50 million for the 2014 gubernatorial election. WORT’s Dylan Brogan reports.
How does tracking the money in political campaigns work? What are the philosophical issues involved with buying campaigns? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to hear more!