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Wisconsin Public Records Board Rescinds Controversial Action on Open Records

After a public outcry, the Wisconsin Public Records Board voted unanimously on Monday to rescind actions it took on August 24 that were apparently used by the Walker administration to deny a pending public records request.

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Wisconsin Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald: No plans to change open records laws this session

Republican lawmakers in the state Senate have no plans to revisit changes to Wisconsin's open records law in the final months of the legislative session, a top GOP senator said last week. 

But many lawmakers still think some changes to the law are needed, Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald, R-Juneau, said in an interview with the Cap Times.  Continue…

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