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Murphy’s Law: Voter Suppression Hurts Everyone
Murphy’s Law

Voter Suppression Hurts Everyone

New research shows votes -- for both blacks and whites -- were suppressed in 2016.

Back in the News: We Couldn’t Find Any Voter Fraud
Back in the News

We Couldn’t Find Any Voter Fraud

Ex legislator Dale Schultz exposes Republican scam on voter fraud.

Gilman Halsted, retired Wisconsin Public Radio reporter, named Distinguished Wisconsin Watchdog
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Gilman Halsted, retired Wisconsin Public Radio reporter, named Distinguished Wisconsin Watchdog

Over the course of two decades, Halsted became a familiar voice to WPR listeners.

Murphy’s Law: Did Trump Steal Wisconsin?
Murphy’s Law

Did Trump Steal Wisconsin?

Some point to voter suppression as a factor in this state and others.

Murphy’s Law: Schimel Patrols Only Democratic Voters?
Murphy’s Law

Schimel Patrols Only Democratic Voters?

AG’s “Election Integrity Unit” will monitor polls, but targets urban or Democratic areas.

Voting Wars: Wisconsin Has No Voter Impersonation Problem
Voting Wars

Wisconsin Has No Voter Impersonation Problem

Gov. Scott Walker says the lack of voter impersonation cases does not matter if there is a chance that even one vote is canceled out by fraud.

Court Watch: Schimel Switches Strategy on John Doe
Court Watch

Schimel Switches Strategy on John Doe

His response to appeal abandon’s state Supreme Court’s position, suggesting its ruling is weak.

Op-Ed: All Citizens Have a Right to Vote
Op-Ed

All Citizens Have a Right to Vote

But will state Election Commission act to make sure that happens?

The State of Politics: New Commission Must Resolve Voting Mess
The State of Politics

New Commission Must Resolve Voting Mess

Partisan Elections Commission replaced state GAB; how will it perform?

Court Watch: Why Courts Have Limited Photo ID
Court Watch

Why Courts Have Limited Photo ID

Two recent cases have made Wisconsin ground zero for voting rights.

Federal Judges Hand Down Two Voting Rights Victories For Wisconsinites
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Federal Judges Hand Down Two Voting Rights Victories For Wisconsinites

This wasn't the only victory for Wisconsinites.

Data Wonk: The Further Adventures of John Doe
Data Wonk

The Further Adventures of John Doe

U.S. Supreme Court signals it might take appeal of decision shutting down John Doe probe.

Data Wonk: Why Federal Court Rejected Archer Suit
Data Wonk

Why Federal Court Rejected Archer Suit

Eric O’Keefe’s attempt to punish DA John Chisholm was way thin on evidence.

Data Wonk: John Doe Controversy Gets Even Stranger
Data Wonk

John Doe Controversy Gets Even Stranger

Judge Lynn Adelman seemed mystified by attorneys for both sides in suit against John Chisholm.

Murphy’s Law: Why Republicans Love Photo ID
Murphy’s Law

Why Republicans Love Photo ID

It may not make a huge difference in the vote. Just enough to win.

Attorney Robert J. Dreps, advocate for open government, to receive Distinguished Wisconsin Watchdog Award
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Attorney Robert J. Dreps, advocate for open government, to receive Distinguished Wisconsin Watchdog Award

Dreps, who last month was inducted into the Wisconsin Newspaper Hall of Fame, is retiring from full-time practice at the Madison office of Godfrey & Kahn.

Taxi Freedom Prevails in Milwaukee
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Taxi Freedom Prevails in Milwaukee

Judge Dismisses Cab Companies’ Lawsuit Challenging City’s Lifting of Cap on Cabs

Distinguished Wisconsin Watchdog Award nominations sought from the public
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Distinguished Wisconsin Watchdog Award nominations sought from the public

Award recognizes an individual’s extraordinary contributions to open government or investigative journalism in Wisconsin.

Democrat challenging John Chisholm has uphill battle
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Democrat challenging John Chisholm has uphill battle

Another strip club seeks to open in downtown Milwaukee
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Another strip club seeks to open in downtown Milwaukee

City ordered to pay strip club’s legal fees
City anticipating lawsuit after denying Silk’s request for downtown strip club
Murphy’s Law: The Plague of Lead Paint Poisoning
Murphy’s Law

The Plague of Lead Paint Poisoning

The problem persists, with more impact on Milwaukee than many cities. Is there a solution?

Walker Obstructed Probe of Missing Veterans Funds?

Walker Obstructed Probe of Missing Veterans Funds?

In newly unsealed records, investigators say then-county exec was uncooperative, triggering first John Doe.

Taxi Owner-Drivers Officially Join Lawsuit to Stand Up for Transportation Freedom
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Taxi Owner-Drivers Officially Join Lawsuit to Stand Up for Transportation Freedom

Cheema, Malik and IJ have asked the court to dismiss the cab companies’ lawsuit.

House Confidential: Harvey Jay Goldstein’s Home is a Prison
House Confidential

Harvey Jay Goldstein’s Home is a Prison

Sentenced to house arrest, the felonious attorney can only stare at the walls of his Bay View duplex for six months.

Statement from ACLU of Wisconsin on Voter ID Stay
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Statement from ACLU of Wisconsin on Voter ID Stay

Today, the 7th Circuit issued a ruling lifting Judge Aldeman's stay and allowing the law to go into effect before the November elections.

Taxi Freedom Wins
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Taxi Freedom Wins

Judge Rejects Cab Owners Cartel’s Attempt to Halt New Taxis License Program

First Hearing in Taxi Owners’ Lawsuit to Maintain Monopoly on Milwaukee’s Taxicabs
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First Hearing in Taxi Owners’ Lawsuit to Maintain Monopoly on Milwaukee’s Taxicabs

Tomorrow, a group of Milwaukee taxi companies will have their first day in court to ask Judge Lynn Adelman of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin to issue a preliminary injunction against the recently-passed ordinance lifting the cap on the number of taxis allowed to operate in the city.

Lobbyists Oppose Various Bills Limiting Voting

Lobbyists Oppose Various Bills Limiting Voting

Bills with photo ID, limiting absentee voting, making it tougher to register -- got scant support from lobbyists.

Murphy’s Law: Voter Fraud Issue Gets Its Day in Court
Murphy’s Law

Voter Fraud Issue Gets Its Day in Court

The federal court gave the state a chance to show voter fraud was rampant. So what did they prove?

Mayor Barrett released the following statement regarding today’s decision on voter ID
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Mayor Barrett released the following statement regarding today’s decision on voter ID

“Judge Adelman’s decision is good for democracy."

Federal judge makes right call on “Voter ID” law
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Federal judge makes right call on “Voter ID” law

Statement from Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs April 29, 2014

Federal judge’s decision on Zoo Interchange Environmental Impact Statement creates opportunity for new direction in transportation investment
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Federal judge’s decision on Zoo Interchange Environmental Impact Statement creates opportunity for new direction in transportation investment

Alderman Bauman calls for new alternative for I-94 rebuilding project that would invest in freeway rebuilding, local road reconstruction and expansion of Milwaukee Streetcar

Plenty of Horne: Prison Time Sought for Embezzler Andy Bandy
Plenty of Horne

Prison Time Sought for Embezzler Andy Bandy

Embezzler’s Plea Agreement Statements Hold No Currency with Past Victims