By Don Wiener, April 18, 2019

The SEC has denied ExxonMobil's request to prevent a shareholder vote on a resolution requiring the oil giant to disclose its political spending, including "dark money" contributions to advocacy groups and trade associations.

By Scott Zimmerman, April 17, 2019

Stephen Moore, Trump's most recent appointment to the Federal Reserve Board, has served as the American Legislative Exchange Council's leading voice for austerity and anti-labor policies for over a decade.

By David Armiak, April 4, 2019

Right-wing Judge Brian Hagedorn leads Judge Lisa Neubauer by less than half a percent.

By Scott Zimmerman, March 28, 2019

A secret late-night budget amendment to overturn Dane County's requirement for increased pipeline insurance central to case.

By Don Wiener, March 26, 2019

U.S. EPA fines paper company $79,000 for illegal stormwater discharges.


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There is a "sucker punch" aspect of this entire episode, that has been used in the past, that makes it doubly despicable. The now dead open records issue was so completely outrageous and unexpected that it served its intended purpose – to draw attention away from the many other very contentious and controversial aspects of this budget. And that was exactly what Walker and the majority Republicans wanted to happen.

--Jay Heck, Common Cause in Wisconsin

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