New emails reveal Wisconsin GOP weighing another attack on open records

After proposing to gut the state’s open records law in July, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and legislative leaders were bombarded with a bipartisan backlash and quickly did an about-face. They released a joint statement to the effect that all changes would be abandoned pending the findings of a study committee. 

New emails obtained by the Center for Media and Democracy/PRWatch under an open records request to the Legislative Reference Bureau (LRB) contradict these assurances. Continue…