April Barker

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Your Right to Know: Supreme Court Rulings a Mixed Bag
Your Right to Know

Supreme Court Rulings a Mixed Bag

Wins and losses for openness and accountability.

Your Right to Know: Walker’s Open Records Order Helps
Your Right to Know

Walker’s Open Records Order Helps

State agencies responding to requests faster. Except governor’s office.

Your Right To Know: State Tougher on Open Records Than Federal Law
Your Right To Know

State Tougher on Open Records Than Federal Law

Walker administration has sought federal exemption that isn’t allowed under Wisconsin law.

Your Right to Know: Open the Door to Open Data
Your Right to Know

Open the Door to Open Data

Madison's new ordinance will release huge quantities of public information. Will Milwaukee and state do likewise?

Your Right to Know: Will Schimel Proposal Lead to More Open Records?
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Will Schimel Proposal Lead to More Open Records?

Attorney General's proposal sounds good, but the devil's in the details.