State lawmakers are meeting behind closed doors and they don’t know why

MADISON – Lawmakers are meeting behind closed doors Tuesday and they — and the public — don’t know why. 

In what is likely an unprecedented move, the Legislature’s finance committee is gathering in a session closed to the public to discuss a case brought to them by Attorney General Josh Kaul — a meeting Democrats say is illegal.  

Kaul’s spokeswoman said she couldn’t disclose details of the case. Spokesmen for the leaders of the finance committee referred a reporter to the Senate majority leader’s office, whose spokesman said lawmakers asked for more information from Kaul and haven’t been told what they’ll be taking up. (Read more here…)