Legislative Developments

From this page you can access WDC press releases and other documents pertaining to various legislative proposals that have had an impact on democracy in Wisconsin over the years.

2016

2015

Republicans go after local control in Milwaukee (AB723/SB533)

WDC testimony in opposition to creating a legislative office of inspector general (Assembly Bill 382)

Dark day for Wisconsin, but it won’t last (AB387 and AB388)

Statement on Governor Walker signing bill dismantling the GAB (AB388)

Dark day in Madison, sunny dawn in Milwaukee (Final passage - AB387 and AB388)

The mugging of democracy in Wisconsin (Senate passage - AB387 and AB388)

Press conference on proposals to gut Wisconsin's campaign finance laws (Video)

Testimony on Government Accountability Board and Campaign Finance 'Reforms' (Oppose AB387/SB292 and AB388/SB294)

GOP bill guts state campaign finance law (Oppose AB387/SB292)

Wisconsin Democracy Campaign denounces Republican plan to smash the GAB (Oppose AB388/SB294)

Wisconsin Democracy Campaign supports Iowa-model redistricting reform (Support SB58/AB328)

Efforts to curb gerrymandering grow confidence following U.S. Supreme Court ruling (Support SB58)

Leading good government groups in Wisconsin denounce bill to destroy audit bureau

We don’t need more secret campaign money (Oppose AB176)

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Backs Bill to Cloak Campaign Contributions (Oppose AB176)

Testimony on Chapter 11 rewrite, regarding campaign finance

Wisconsin Assemblywoman Introduces Resolution to Overturn Citizens United (Support AJR8/SJR12)

WDC statement regarding Audit Report 14-14: Government Accountability Board

Who funds sponsors of the state Supreme Court bill?

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