Posted on 20 October 2013 in Justice & Safety, Latest, Money & Politics
Justice Shirley Abrahamson was the top recipient of support from attorneys whose cases reached the Supreme Court, pulling in $188,650 over the past 11 years, a Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism analysis shows. Overall, justices tended to rule in favor of clients whose attorneys contributed to the justices’ election campaigns.
Posted on 02 April 2013 in Money & Politics Column
Drug companies have paid more than $24 million to Wisconsin health professionals since 2009, according to data compiled by ProPublica.
Posted on 16 December 2012 in Consumer, Education, Government, Latest
A contractor hired by the state to manage a $76.8 million renovation of Camp Randall Stadium agreed to accept a higher bid for a new scoreboard, over a competing offer that an outside consultant advised was of better quality.
Posted on 18 January 2012 in Money & Politics Column
Mark Radcliffe is an attorney who represents High Country Sand, a Minnesota-based mining company, in a lawsuit filed Jan. 3 against Eau Claire County. He’s also a Democratic member of the state Assembly, which may soon take up a bill to revamp Wisconsin’s rules for metallic mining. He sees no reason not to vote, because it deals with a different kind of mining.
Posted on 24 June 2009 in WisWatch Blog
The state’s financial disclosure requirements rank 22nd in a Center for Public Integrity survey, partly because elected officials don’t need to report information about their spouses’ property.