Evers refuses AP request for letter Walker left him

Submitted by NFOIC on Tue, 03/05/2019 - 8:00am

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers is refusing to release a letter written to him by former Gov. Scott Walker just before he left office in January, saying that because it was personal it is not subject to the state's open records law.

Evers should be ashamed of himself for not releasing the letter, said Bill Lueders, president of the Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council on Monday.

"If this is how he intends to conduct himself in regard to the state's open records law, he is going to have a rough time," Lueders said. (Read more here...)