So much for the Wisconsin Senate sticking up for good-government principles.
The Republican-run Senate caved last weekend to the Assembly’s demands for weak oversight of state election and ethics rules.
The only hope now, as the Assembly prepares to send two bad bills to the governor Monday, is a pair of vetoes. Unfortunately, Gov. Scott Walker has shown little interest in preserving a nonpartisan and independent GAB to settle partisan disputes over campaign tactics and spending. The governor, it appears, would rather put the politicians in charge of policing themselves. Continue…