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Jan 9, 2017

Attorney general proposes pay raise for prosecutors (UPDATE)

Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel wants to give a raise to every prosecutor in the state in each of the next two years.

Nov 19, 2015

State costs for John Doe lawsuits top $1.2 million (UPDATE)

The Wisconsin Department of Administration says taxpayer costs for private lawyers defending state officials from lawsuits stemming from a secret investigation into Gov. Scott Walker's recall campaign have topped $1.2 million.

Sep 15, 2014

Schimel proposes moving prosecutors from DOA to DOJ (UPDATE)

Wisconsin attorney general candidate Brad Schimel is proposing moving state administrative duties for prosecutors from the Department of Administration to the Department of Justice.

Jan 2, 2014

State launches government expenditure website

Gov. Scott Walker's administration has launched a website detailing state government expenditures.

Sep 11, 2013

State, contractor could land in court over project

A construction company is alleging it is out $217,499 and accusing Wisconsin officials of violating procurement rules by insisting on the use of a particular product for a veterans home project.

Aug 4, 2011

Capitol worker charged in balloon spat (UPDATE)

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a state Capitol worker with disorderly conduct with a dangerous weapon for using a knife to pop a protester’s balloon and then slamming her into a bathroom door. Ron Blair, the state Department of Administration’s assistant facilities director, could face up to nine […]

Mar 11, 2011

Union: Lack of Capitol access is contempt

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Public employee unions have accused state officials of restricting access to the Wisconsin Capitol building despite a court order opening it to the public. Three unions filed a motion in Dane County Circuit Court on Thursday accusing the state Department of Administration of defying Judge John Albert’s order last week. The […]

Mar 3, 2011

Judge orders protesters out of Capitol 

By DAVID A. LIEB Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin judge ordered the removal Thursday night of pro-union protesters who have camped out in the state Capitol for more than two weeks, but he also ruled that the state had violated the public’s free speech and assembly rights by restricting its access to […]

Mar 3, 2011

Judge nearly orders protesters out of Capitol

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A judge weighing whether state officials overstepped their bounds by restricting protesters’ access to the state Capitol nearly ordered all the demonstrators out on moments’ notice Wednesday evening before state and union attorneys talked him out of it. Dane County Circuit Judge John Albert has been […]


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