Editorial: Bill limiting court information another attack on openness

The Wisconsin Legislature is embarked on yet another attack on the state's longtime tradition of open government.

This latest attack, which has support from both sides of the aisle, is a bill that would remove from the state's online records system criminal cases that do not lead to convictions or are overturned on appeal.

The bill passed a Senate committee this week by a 5-0 vote and is on a fast track to become law before the Legislature adjourns later this month. Continue>>>