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Ethics Commission

Aug 2, 2018

Ethics Commission picks new administrator

The state Ethics Commission has selected a Florida attorney as its new leader.

May 4, 2018

Ethics Commission asks Legislature to decide bitcoins

The Wisconsin Ethics Commission is asking the state Legislature to decide what to do about campaign donations made in bitcoin and other digital currencies.

Apr 24, 2018

Wisconsin grapples with allowing bitcoin campaign donations

Wisconsin ethics officials are considering making the state among the leaders in welcoming political contributions in bitcoins and other digital currencies, which have gained popularity in recent years.

Mar 2, 2018

Commission picks Wolfe as interim elections chief

The Wisconsin Elections Commission picked a new administrator on Friday after incumbent Michael Haas stepped aside following a bitter squabble with Senate Republicans.

Jan 23, 2018

GOP votes to oust elections, ethics agency heads

The Wisconsin Senate was scheduled to vote Tuesday on whether to confirm the administrators of the state agencies that run elections and oversee the ethics laws that office holders, candidates and lobbyists have to follow.

Sep 5, 2017

Report: New Ethics Commission conducts just 1 investigation

A new report shows that Wisconsin's official government Ethics Commission investigated just one alleged violation in its first year of operation.

Apr 7, 2017

Former AG quits Ethics Commission

Former Attorney General Peg Lautenschlager has resigned from the state Ethics Commission.

Jan 27, 2017

Walker appoints Van Akkeren to Ethics Commission

Gov. Scott Walker has appointed a reserve judge to the state's Ethics Commission.

Dec 12, 2016

‘Gravely concerned’ former judge resigns from ethics board

A member of Wisconsin's newly created Ethics Commission who resigned less than six months into his term issued a stinging rebuke of the fledgling agency on Monday, saying the partisan board won't enforce the law, is too secret and is purposefully set up to fail.

Jun 28, 2016

3 finalists named for Wisconsin Ethics Commission leader

Three finalists from a list of 23 applicants have been selected to be interviewed to become the first leader of Wisconsin's new Ethics Commission.

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