New emails reveal Wisconsin GOP weighing another attack on open records

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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...