Wisconsin GAB reform bill could be ready in a few weeks, sources say

By   /  September 1, 2015  /  First Amendment, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Sources say there has been some activity on a bill that could reshape the state Government Accountability Board – that after bombshell revelations late last week that a top attorney from the supposedly non-partisan speech regulator behaved in a very partisan fashion.

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An open letter to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Patrick Marley

By   /  August 28, 2015  /  Commentary, First Amendment, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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What you missed in reporting on the new email was the politicization of the John Doe.

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Explosive email exposes GAB attorney’s partisan motives in John Doe probe

By   /  August 28, 2015  /  First Amendment, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“If you didn’t want this to have an effect on the election, better check Burke’s new ad. Now you will be calling her a liar,” Falk wrote. “This is a no win.”

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Legal defense of rogue John Doe agents costs taxpayers nearly $1.2 million

By   /  August 24, 2015  /  First Amendment, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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So how much has it cost Wisconsin taxpayers to defend the rogue prosecutors of a political investigation that has been ordered shut down by the state Supreme Court?

More than $1.1 million and counting

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John Doe investigators say there are more tapes of raids

By   /  August 21, 2015  /  First Amendment, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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In the filing, Budde and Stelter appear to reveal for the first time that there are audio recordings of the October 2013 coordinated raids on the homes and offices of the investigation’s conservative targets.

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Conservatives ask Abrahamson to turn over John Doe-related records

By   /  August 14, 2015  /  First Amendment, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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The request seeks records of communications between Abrahamson and employees of the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s office, former John Doe Judge Barbara Kluka and former director of state courts John Voelker between Jan. 1, 2012 to the present.

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