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By M.D. Kittle | Watchdog.org | May 08, 2015 9:19 AM
The state Supreme Court is weighing several key questions related to Wisconsin’s political John Doe investigation, including whether the stalled probe will be allowed to resume. But testimony is now being taken in another John Doe-related lawsuit that could further shine light on the abuses perpetrated by the prosecutors and their partners at the state Government Accountability Board.
By M.D. Kittle | Watchdog.org | May 08, 2015 5:00 AM
Carmen’s annual lottery in November is done with a computer, and not many people show up to watch it. That doesn’t mean there isn’t heartbreak.
By Will Swaim | Watchdog.org | May 06, 2015 4:31 PM | 24
Part 200 of 200 in the series Wisconsin's Secret War By Will Swaim | Watchdog.org I’m a huge fan of the New Yorker magazine – all the way back to Edmund Wilson’s lit-crit and A.J. Liebling’s coverage of World War I. And I enjoyed Lincoln Caplan’s recent New Yorker piece on changes in the Wisconsin Supreme Court – enjoyed [...]
By M.D. Kittle | Watchdog.org | May 06, 2015 10:02 AM
By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter MADISON, Wis. – U.S. Rep. Ron Kind has fired off a flurry of press releases in recent months positioning himself as a lawmaker on a mission to fix what ails the Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center caught up in a prescription drug -abuse scandal.
By M.D. Kittle | Watchdog.org | May 06, 2015 9:19 AM
By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Watchdog MADISON, Wis. – The U.S. Supreme Court has added O’Keefe v. Chisholm to its conference schedule on May 14. Based on that discussion schedule, it is likely the public will know on Monday, May 18, whether the high court will accept the case.
By Paul Brennan | Watchdog.org | May 05, 2015 12:21 PM
Jeff Bersch’s enthusiasm for teaching is obvious as he shows his students at Milwaukee Environmental Sciences Charter School how to solve a math problem.
By M.D. Kittle | Watchdog.org | May 05, 2015 10:19 AM | 230
By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Watchdog MADISON, Wis. – If all of this had gone down a little differently, the prosecutors behind Wisconsin’s infamous John Doe investigations might be marking May 5 – the fifth anniversary of the secret political probes – by sipping Coronas on Cinco de Mayo and boasting about their great successes in taking down Gov. Scott Walker and Wisconsin conservative activists.
By M.D. Kittle | Watchdog.org | May 01, 2015 8:06 AM
Last year, a report by the EPA’s inspector general unveiled an unidentified agency employee was watching as much as six hours of porn a day on his office computer and had downloaded some 7,000 pornographic files. As of late March, the employee remained on paid administrative leave.
By M.D. Kittle | Watchdog.org | Apr 30, 2015 7:09 PM
By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Watchdog MADISON, Wis. – Shirley Abrahamson may be trying all she can to hold on to the reins of power, but the former state Supreme Court Justice doesn’t have the votes.
By M.D. Kittle | Watchdog.org | Apr 29, 2015 1:10 PM | 157
By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Watchdog MADISON, Wis. – When is a raid simply a “judicially approved” home visit by law enforcement? Apparently in John Chisholm’s world.