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Murphy’s Law: Schimel’s Spoils System
Murphy’s Law

Schimel’s Spoils System

DOJ gag order on his employees shows the impact of ending civil service protections.

Your Right To Know: Check Candidates’ Stance on Open Records
Your Right To Know

Check Candidates’ Stance on Open Records

If they want your vote, shouldn’t they support transparency in government?

Scott Walker Charged Taxpayers $2,017 for Using State Plane to Fly to Film Campaign Commercial
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Scott Walker Charged Taxpayers $2,017 for Using State Plane to Fly to Film Campaign Commercial

New Records Show Blatant Misuse and Abuse of Tax Dollars as Career Politician Scott Walker Desperately Campaigns for Re-Election

Op Ed: Walker’s Air Travel Abuses Taxpayers
Op Ed

Walker’s Air Travel Abuses Taxpayers

Governor bills taxpayers for 869 flights, many blatantly political, some as short as 24 miles.

Op Ed: Please Rescind Walker’s Open Records Award
Op Ed

Please Rescind Walker’s Open Records Award

Letter to state Freedom of Information Council cites governor’s poor record on “Openess."

Second Walker Official Opposes Him

Second Walker Official Opposes Him

Ex-Director of Financial Institutions say he was pushed to meet with lobbyists, avoid public records.

Scott Walker Spent at Least $65,000 on Planes for His Closed to the Public ‘Town Halls’
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Scott Walker Spent at Least $65,000 on Planes for His Closed to the Public ‘Town Halls’

One Wisconsin Now Responds to Gov. Scott Walker’s Facebook Tantrum

Will Brad Schimel Fire Himself?
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Will Brad Schimel Fire Himself?

Attorney General Said He Terminated Employee for Violating Open Records Law, But Schimel Himself Sought to Hide Records of Junket to Hate Group Conference

Wall Blasts Walker, Schimel on Youth Prison

Wall Blasts Walker, Schimel on Youth Prison

Former corrections secretary says governor, AG ignored Lincoln Hills abuses for political reasons.

Op Ed: Walker a Coward on Trump Border Policy
Op Ed

Walker a Coward on Trump Border Policy

His silence on interning immigrant children echoes his inaction on Lincoln Hills youth.

Walker’s Former Prisons Chief Blasts Governor

Walker’s Former Prisons Chief Blasts Governor

Ed Wall endorses Democrat Evers for governor, does ad charging Walker mismanaged Lincoln Hills.

Former Scott Walker Corrections Secretary Ed Wall Blasts Walker in New Ad Released by the Tony Evers Campaign
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Former Scott Walker Corrections Secretary Ed Wall Blasts Walker in New Ad Released by the Tony Evers Campaign

Former Walker Appointee Says Walker Badly Mismanaged Lincoln Hills Situation

Another Walker Non-Answer on Lincoln Hills Raises a Significant Question
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Another Walker Non-Answer on Lincoln Hills Raises a Significant Question

What changed to make your office finally address this crisis?

Career Politician Gov. Scott Walker Governs For Re-Election With Campaign Gimmick
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Career Politician Gov. Scott Walker Governs For Re-Election With Campaign Gimmick

"I know Gov. Walker's desperate to be re-elected so he can continue to pursue his presidential ambitions, but he is messing with people’s lives and that’s got to stop."

Walker a Day Late and Dollar Short on Juvenile Corrections
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Walker a Day Late and Dollar Short on Juvenile Corrections

"As usual, the governor is a day late and a dollar short on helping Wisconsin’s most vulnerable populations."

Broken Whistle: Court Ruling Weakens Whistleblower Law
Broken Whistle

Court Ruling Weakens Whistleblower Law

Supreme Court justice called 2015 decision 'absurd,’ charging it weakens protections.

Precious Lives: A Debate Over Lincoln Hills Problems
Precious Lives

A Debate Over Lincoln Hills Problems

Critics of trauma-informed care say it led to problems, others say it wasn’t fully implemented.

The State of Politics: Open Records Law Still Under Siege
The State of Politics

Open Records Law Still Under Siege

Former Corrections Secretary Ed Wall’s attempted end run is latest of many attacks on the law.

The State of Politics: New Corrections Chief Faces Problems
The State of Politics

New Corrections Chief Faces Problems

Including overcrowded prisons, staff shortages and low morale, and a dearth of leadership.

Op-Ed: End Solitary Confinement, Especially of Youth
Op-Ed

End Solitary Confinement, Especially of Youth

State continues using isolation, including at Lincoln Hills for Boys, without transparency about practices.

Murphy’s Law: Why Walker Allowed Lincoln Hills Abuses
Murphy’s Law

Why Walker Allowed Lincoln Hills Abuses

His staff knew about it for years. Why didn’t the governor act?

Rep. Barnes Statement on Walker’s DOC Secretary Resignation
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Rep. Barnes Statement on Walker’s DOC Secretary Resignation

“It is time for Governor Walker to own up to his failures, apologize for the harm he caused our youth and families, and provide real solutions to the long-standing problems within our corrections system.”

Rep. Shankland Responds to Ed Wall’s Resignation from Secretary of DOC
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Rep. Shankland Responds to Ed Wall’s Resignation from Secretary of DOC

“While the governor seems to have a refined ability to casually brush off scandal after scandal associated with his administration, the mismanagement within our correctional system needs to be addressed immediately.”

Walker Administration and Republican Legislators Must Also Be Held Accountable for Corrections Crisis
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Walker Administration and Republican Legislators Must Also Be Held Accountable for Corrections Crisis

Assembly Democrats Request Audit of Department of Corrections

Shilling statement on Sec. Wall resignation
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Shilling statement on Sec. Wall resignation

“I am appalled by the latest revelations of child abuse and sexual assault that occurred in Gov. Walker’s Department of Corrections.”

Senate Judiciary Committee Democrats call for hearing about correctional facility safety
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Senate Judiciary Committee Democrats call for hearing about correctional facility safety

"We were alarmed to learn of very serious allegations of abuse at Lincoln Hills through the media," the letter reads.

Cruel and Unusual: Wisconsin Curbs Solitary Confinement
Cruel and Unusual

Wisconsin Curbs Solitary Confinement

State joins national reform movement, but prisoner advocates say more could be done.

County Exec Abele Announces MC Cares Program to Benefit Vets
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County Exec Abele Announces MC Cares Program to Benefit Vets

County & State Partnership Helps Veterans Transitioning from Jail

Walker Won’t Rule Out Signing Right to Work

Walker Won’t Rule Out Signing Right to Work

In a wide-ranging interview Tuesday with WCIJ, governor declines to take a stand on numerous issues.

Cruel and Unusual: State Prisons Reducing Use of Solitary Confinement?
Cruel and Unusual

State Prisons Reducing Use of Solitary Confinement?

New policy outlined by state official says prisoner "segregation" not effective for disciplining or rehabilitating inmates.

Cruel and Unusual: Lawmakers Demand Response to Allegations of Inmate Abuse
Cruel and Unusual

Lawmakers Demand Response to Allegations of Inmate Abuse

Milwaukee Democrats call on the Department of Corrections to respond to allegations of abuse at Waupun Correctional Institution.

Cruel and Unusual: State Prisons “Routinely Engage in Torture,” Group Claims
Cruel and Unusual

State Prisons “Routinely Engage in Torture,” Group Claims

Faith-based advocacy group asks Gov. Walker to investigate allegations of prisoner abuse at Waupun.