Christa Westerberg

Christa Westerberg

Christa Westerberg, at attorney with McGillivray Westerberg & Bender, and the vice president of the Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council.

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Recent Articles

Your Right to Know: Open Records Can Protect Your Health
Your Right to Know

Open Records Can Protect Your Health

For Milwaukee, La Crosse and Tomah, stonewalling on health records has endangered people’s health.

Your Right to Know: Secretive Votes by Legislature Are Wrong
Your Right to Know

Secretive Votes by Legislature Are Wrong

Voting by mailed ballots rather than in person violates open government.

Your Right to Know: Will Supreme Court Rule for Transparency?
Your Right to Know

Will Supreme Court Rule for Transparency?

Three cases before the Wisconsin Supreme Court challenge the public's right to know.

Your Right to Know: Concerns Linger Over “Transitory” Records
Your Right to Know

Concerns Linger Over “Transitory” Records

State Public Records Board rescinds earlier decision restricting open records but loophole remains.

Your Right to Know: Walker Action Restricts Public Records
Your Right to Know

Walker Action Restricts Public Records

Administration claims records of staff's preliminary analysis should be withheld. Critics argue that's illegal and makes governor less transparent than legislators.

Op-Ed: Cops in Shootings Should Be Promptly Named
Op-Ed

Cops in Shootings Should Be Promptly Named

Police Chief Flynn waited more than five months to identify officer who shot Dontre Hamilton. The public deserves better.