An investigation has found that district attorneys take far longer than the state’s three-week guideline to decide on charges in sexual assault cases.
The Kemper Center may be a public park, but Kemper Center Inc. is not subject to open records law, according to a state appellate court decision.
Public records show the city of Racine owes nearly $3 million in legal fees to a Milwaukee law firm for represenation in three case.
A coalition of 40 news organizations submitted comments this week to the U.S. Department of the Interior opposing changes to the Freedom of Information Act.
The courts are clear. The law is clear. The refusals must stop. The public has a right to know about public employee records.
MADISON – A bipartisan group of Wisconsin legislators is again trying to pass a bill that would allow convicts to ask judges to expunge low-level crimes from their records, drawing criticism from open government advocates who fear the proposal would seal too much information from the public, The Associated Press reported. The bill, which aims…
Gov. Tony Evers has hired a private firm to represent him in a suit over lame-duck laws after Attorney General Josh Kaul declined to represent him.
WHITEWATER – A former UW-Whitewater assistant football coach shared details about the Warhawks’ defensive strategy with coaches at UW-La Crosse prior to the 2018 season, the La Crosse Tribune reported Sunday. The email, obtained by the Tribune as part of an open records request, contained eight PowerPoint presentations detailing the Warhawks’ defensive principles, coverage rules…
Following a public hearing that garnered no public attendance, the Monroe City Council recently adopted new open meetings and public records policies, The Monroe Times reported. There was no discussion.
Through a series of narrative articles, podcasts, videos and interactive timelines, the Journal Sentinel examines the 1998 murder of a Wisconsin priest.