The agency that helped lead the John Doe II investigation and harassment of Wisconsin conservatives now claims they don’t do John Doe probes. Get the facts.
Reform plan would require successor agencies to obtain legislative approval for additional funds for investigations, thus ending the secretive and limitless budget currently available to unelected bureaucrats.
A plan to reform John Doe proceedings has drawn fire from Democrats and liberal activists. Just six years ago, Democrats and labor unions joined with Republicans to pass a reform that curtailed one key aspect of John Doe investigations.
Stunning new details of the most recent partisan John Doe probe emerge as lawmakers push for reforms to make system more accountable, transparent.