Matthew Rothschild, Executive Director of Wisconsin Democracy Campaign — a Community Shares non-profit organization, talks about that groups continuing efforts to “follow the money” in Wisconsin political campaigns: to find out why politicians are voting how they do and report who’s pulling their strings. But, their scope has expanded to other parts of fair elections […]
This month, on Tuesday, January 14, the Southwest Wisconsin Area Progressives begins a new format for events. Each second Tuesday of the month in 2020, the Mt. Horeb Area Community Forum will feature different speakers concerning important subject matter and addressing timely issues. Attendees will be encouraged to ask questions of the guest speaker. All […]
In her continuing series of interviewing member organizations from the Community Shares of Wisconsin, Jan interviews Matthew Rothschild, director of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, an organization which strives to support a transparent government by tracking campaign donations by individuals and corporations to candidates and government officials in Wisconsin.
Matt Rothschild leads the political watchdog group WI Democracy Campaign, which independently tracks donor to politics. In the current environment of “dark money” funding campaigns, it is increasingly difficult to learn who finances politicians or legislation.