Here are 15 reasons that explain why Wisconsin lawmakers are intent on reforming the Government Accountability Board.
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Democrats didn’t have to recuse themselves, but they abdicated their constituents anyway in a vote on campaign finance reform.
Trio voted to keep agency that executed pre-dawn raids against political enemies and spends limitless sums of taxpayer money without accountability.
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.
E-mails show the relationship between Kevin Kennedy of the Wisconsin GAB and Lois Lerner of the IRS was more than just a professional one, even as the pair waged their own respective wars against conservative groups.
Phil Woodman, a Janesville-based grocer, used to oppose Wisconsin’s Unfair Sales Act, now he used the law to get back at a competitor with lower prices.
Repeatedly, Wisconsin editorial boards have called for the state to repeal the Unfair Sales Act of 1939. Lawmakers are again considering doing just that.
GAB’s top dog e-mailed with controversial IRS, FEC and Connecticut regulators who targeted conservatives or railed against money in politics.
Democrats make a resolution honoring a recently deceased labor leader all about politics and union fights.
Records show the law was designed by retailers, for retailers, and consumers weren’t supposed to be the primary benefactors of the government price-setting.