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Your Right to Know: Don’t Block Anonymous Requests
Your Right to Know

Don’t Block Anonymous Requests

Some governments refuse anonymous requests for open records. That’s illegal. And anti-democratic.

Op Ed: Robin Vos Stonewalls on Public Records
Op Ed

Robin Vos Stonewalls on Public Records

John Q. Public can’t get anything from Assembly Speaker

Your Right to Know: Here Are Your Open Government Rights
Your Right to Know

Here Are Your Open Government Rights

How you can make sure government meetings and records remain open to the people.

Op Ed: ‘Shhh! It’s a Secret…’
Op Ed

‘Shhh! It’s a Secret…’

Legislators’ refusal to release records violates law, requires legal challenges.

Former WILL attorney launches open government law firm
Press Release

Former WILL attorney launches open government law firm

"WILL is pleased to welcome the Wisconsin Transparency Project to the scene."

WILL Defeats Gun Ban, Defends Second Amendment
Press Release

WILL Defeats Gun Ban, Defends Second Amendment

Housing Authority of the City of Menomonie to remove unconstitutional lease provision

State Agencies Give Zero Days for Comment

State Agencies Give Zero Days for Comment

Evers Administration uses lame duck law to make policy changes with no chance for public comments.

Two Eau Claire TIF Cases Dismissed
Press Release

Two Eau Claire TIF Cases Dismissed

Courts unwilling to enforce statutory limitations on controversial financing schemes

WILL Sues City of Eau Claire for Using Illegal TIF to Raise Tax Revenue
Press Release

WILL Sues City of Eau Claire for Using Illegal TIF to Raise Tax Revenue

City claims it needs TIF district for a building that’s already built, misuses tax dollars along the way

WILL Sues DPI For Embargoed ESSA Documents
Press Release

WILL Sues DPI For Embargoed ESSA Documents

Documents would shine light on whether DPI is illegally implementing ESSA

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."

WILL Wins Open Records Fight with Representative Brostoff
Press Release

WILL Wins Open Records Fight with Representative Brostoff

Despite this settlement, the legal issue of whether custodians must provide records in their electronic format when requested remains unresolved.

WILL Sues Rep. Brostoff in E-mail Dispute
Press Release

WILL Sues Rep. Brostoff in E-mail Dispute

Brostoff is refusing to turn over electronic records, instead insisting on printing them and charging unnecessary fees.

Your Right to Know: School Districts Fail at Open Records
Your Right to Know

School Districts Fail at Open Records

MPS the slowest at responding and Madison district charges by far the most.

Your Right to Know: Officials Shouldn’t Block Twitter, Facebook Users
Your Right to Know

Officials Shouldn’t Block Twitter, Facebook Users

Courts have ruled against blocking certain users of official Facebook pages, Twitter feeds.