U.S. Supreme Court could soon decide whether to take John Doe Case

By   /  March 27, 2015  /  First Amendment, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Supreme Court

Part 188 of 188 in the series Wisconsin’s Secret War

By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Watchdog
MADISON, Wis. – The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to announce by the end of next month whether it will take up a request for review by Wisconsin conservatives caught up in a political John Doe investigation.
Attorneys for Eric O’Keefe and […]

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Senator’s controversial comment draws beefed up security to Capitol

By   /  March 27, 2015  /  Nebraska, News, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

Sen. Ernie Chambers

The Nebraska State Patrol assigned extra security at the state capitol Thursday and Friday in the wake of Sen. Ernie Chambers’ controversial comments comparing police to ISIS terrorists.

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Hop aboard: Tampa Bay-area transit authority wants to raise property taxes

By   /  March 27, 2015  /  Florida, News  /  No Comments

Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority

Despite sparse attendance, the details of a new transit plan will affect hundreds of thousands of taxpayers in a Tampa Bay-area county.

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Kelly Rindfleisch, Chisholm’s political prize, to begin sentence on Thursday

By   /  March 27, 2015  /  First Amendment, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Contributed photo by Kelly Rindfleisch

By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – Kelly Rindfleisch, the first political prisoner in a Democrat-driven John Doe investigation, will begin her six-month jail sentence next week, according to her attorney.

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GAB, friend of the John Doe, just wants to be a ‘friend of the court’

By   /  March 27, 2015  /  First Amendment, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

AP file photo

By M.D. Kittle | Watchdog Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. – The state Government Accountability Board, an investigative partner in a politically charged John Doe probe that conservative groups say trampled on their First Amendment rights, simply wants to know whether such an investigation and the laws prosecutors used to conduct it are “consistent with the First Amendment,” according to the agency’s motion seeking the right to file an amicus brief in the state Supreme Court.

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Fargo culinary students get taste of USDA nutrition guidelines

By   /  March 27, 2015  /  News, North Dakota  /  No Comments

Photo via nodak.edu

A newspaper story about a group of culinary students has limited the types of food they can prepare.

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