On Tuesday, Milwaukee County Circuit Judge Janet Protasiewicz and former Justice Daniel Kelly advanced in the primary race for the Wisconsin Supreme Court in the most closely watched election of 2023.
Super PAC Ads Unleashed in Wisconsin Supreme Court Race Before Heated Primary
Super PACs are jumping into the Wisconsin state Supreme Court race. This week a total of $1.64 million was disclosed to the Wisconsin Ethics Commission for TV and radio ads by outside groups. This is on top of $1.7 million spent by the four contestants.
Contributions Now Pouring in for High-Stakes Wisconsin Supreme Court Race
Big money has started flowing into a pivotal Supreme Court race in Wisconsin, as reports filed yesterday with the Wisconsin Ethics Commission indicate.
Right-Wing Bradley Foundation and Bradley-Funded Groups Paid Wisconsin Supreme Court Candidate Kelly in 2022
Right-wing Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Daniel Kelly received compensation from the Milwaukee-based Bradley Foundation and Bradley-funded organizations in 2022.
Richard Uihlein Goes All-In For Johnson in Wisconsin Senate Race
GOP megadonor Richard Uihlein has pumped a previously unreported $1.7 million into a PAC supporting Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson’s reelection bid, according to the latest Federal Election Commission filings reviewed by the Center for Media and Democracy.
The Thomas More Society and Other Outside Groups’ Influence on Partisan Wisconsin Election Investigation
Michael Gableman’s newly announced employment with the Thomas More Society raises serious questions about the extent of the group’s involvement in the inquiry into Wisconsin’s 2020 election results.
Billionaires Hendricks and Uihlein Have Already Spent $9.5 Million for Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson’s Reelection Campaign
A pro-Johnson super PAC raked in another $3.5M from Diane Hendricks in July, one of two billionaires who reaped tens of millions in savings from a tax loophole Johnson pushed through in 2017.
Wisconsin Court Ruling Kneecaps Records Law
Your Right to Know is a monthly column distributed by the Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council, a group dedicated to open government.
Company Owned by Wisconsin GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Tim Michels Has a Troubling Safety Record
Michels Corporation, a construction company owned by a GOP gubernatorial primary candidate in Wisconsin, has been fined $160,862 for repeated federal regulatory violations over the past decade.
When transparency is treated with contempt
Most of the time, public officials in Wisconsin obey the state’s openness laws. Sometimes, they need a little prodding from the courts.