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Wisconsin Assembly passes bill eliminating elections board

MADISON — The Wisconsin Assembly has passed a bill dissolving Wisconsin’s unique nonpartisan board overseeing elections, campaign finance and ethics laws.

The proposal now heads to Gov. 103 more words


State Senate GOP votes to dissolve Government Accountability Board

MADISON — The state Senate has passed a bill that would dissolve the state elections board.

The GOP measure would dismantle the Government Accountability Board, which oversees elections and enforces ethics law. 798 more words


Senate GOP meets outside Capitol on GAB, campaign finance bills

MADISON — Senate Republicans met outside the Capitol in Madison on Tuesday, November 3rd — as they tried to muster enough votes to approve bills that would dissolve Wisconsin’s nonpartisan elections board and overhaul campaign finance law. 231 more words


Elections board says new John Doe law moots lawsuit claim

MADISON — Wisconsin’s elections board is asking a judge to dismiss as moot one of the claims made against it in a lawsuit filed by Wisconsin Club for Growth related to the investigation into Gov. 101 more words


State Senate scraps session to discuss GAB, campaign finance bills

MADISON — Republicans who control the state Senate have canceled a floor session Tuesday and plan to use the time instead to discuss bills that would overhaul the state’s elections board and campaign finance statutes. 97 more words


Assembly passes bill that would dissolve nonpartisan elections board

MADISON — The state Assembly has passed a bill dissolving Wisconsin’s unique nonpartisan board regulating elections, campaign finance, lobbying and ethics laws.

The bill passed Wednesday, October 21st now heads to the Senate, where Republican Sen. 75 more words


Election clerks register support for state's embattled Government Accountability Board

MADISON — Election clerks are registering their support of Wisconsin’s embattled nonpartisan elections board that is slated to be eliminated under a bill moving quickly through the Legislature. 103 more words