MADISON — Legislative Republicans on Wednesday unveiled their plans to break up and then replace the Government Accountability Board, which has overseen some of the most contentious elections in state history during its short lifespan. 577 more words
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MADISON — Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) and Rep. Dean Knudson (R-Hudson) have announced a news conference set for Wednesday afternoon, October 7th at the Capitol to unveil legislation to overhaul the Government Accountability Board — the nonpartisan board that oversees Wisconsin elections and ethics laws. 55 more words
MADISON — The chairman of the nonpartisan board that oversees Wisconsin elections is warning Republicans that overhauling board operations could have serious consequences for the 2016 contests. 106 more words
MADISON— Republican legislators say they’ve finalized the details of a bill that would re-structure the nonpartisan board that oversees Wisconsin elections and ethics laws.
Spokeswomen for Assembly Speaker Robin Vos and Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald said party leaders met Wednesday morning, September 30th, and finished writing the legislation. 75 more words
State elections board to consider whether lobbyists can contribute to Walker's presidential campaign
MADISON — The state elections board is expected to consider whether lobbyists can contribute to Gov. Scott Walker’s presidential campaign.
The Government Accountability Board says lobbyists have been asking about whether they can contribute to Walker’s campaign and, if so, when they can start. 80 more words
MADISON — The director of Wisconsin’s nonpartisan board that oversees elections and ethics says he is pleased with a new audit that found no significant problems with how it handles complaints about campaign finance, elections, ethics and lobbying. 95 more words
MADISON — Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is calling for the dismantling of an independent state agency that oversees elections and that authorized an investigation into his 2012 recall campaign. 583 more words