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Citizens United in Wisconsin: A Decade of Disaster

Independent Expenditures for Wisconsin Governor

January 16, 2020

The U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision of 2010 has had a powerful – and profoundly negative – effect on Wisconsin politics.

Koch-backed Bill to Reduce CNA Training Up for Veto Override by GOP Assembly

Child as Nurse

Posted: January 15, 2020
Updated: January 16, 2020 in last paragraph with latest developments

A bill vetoed by Democratic Gov. Tony Evers that would have slashed the state’s required training time for certified nursing assistants (CNAs) is up for a veto override on Wednesday in the GOP-controlled Assembly.

Three Candidates on Ballot for Wisconsin Supreme Court Seat

Wisconsin Supreme Court Chambers

Posted: January 8, 2020
Updated: January 9, 2020 to correct financial information in last paragraph

Three candidates will be on the Feb. 18 spring primary ballot for a 10-year seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court. The top two finishers in the primary will face off in the April general election.

Influence Peddler of the Month – American Transmission Company

January 2, 2020

American Transmission Co. (ATC), which builds and owns high-voltage power lines, is among the top Wisconsin contributors to loosely regulated outside electioneering groups that spend millions to influence state and federal elections in Wisconsin and throughout the country.