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Wisconsin democrats call for enshrining open records, meetings law in constitution

Democratic lawmakers in Wisconsin are calling for a constitutional amendment to protect the state’s open records and meetings laws from future tinkering.

The proposal is one of several announced recently as part of a package to combat what they describe as attempts by Gov. Scott Walker and the Republican majority to weaken Wisconsin’s protections against cronyism and corruption. Continue…