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Open to business

You don’t have to be a campaign donor or corporate executive to get an audience with Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. But it doesn’t hurt. The third installment in a three-part series.

‘I want the choir to sing’

Walker’s official calendars from his first 13 months in office chronicle these and scores more hours he spent building credentials with conservatives in Wisconsin and across the nation. The second installment in a three-part series.

Walker’s official work time declines as national fame grows

Last year, Gov. Scott Walker crisscrossed the nation, breaking fundraising records and netting about half his donations from out of state. But his calendars show the consequences of fame and fundraising. The first in a three-part series.

Data: Wisconsin residents contribute modest totals to ‘super PACs’

Compared to Texas, New York and California, where super PACs raised upwards of $10 million, the few Wisconsin donors contributed a whole lot less in 2011. Search our database of $93 million worth of itemized contributions from across the nation.

Records: At least 45 sex offenders in state’s nursing homes

Donald Henriksen is one of at least 45 registered sex offenders living among other nursing home residents, according to a Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism review of addresses for the state’s nearly 20,000 registered sex offenders and 399 licensed nursing homes.

Wisconsin InfoLink: Another way to go back in time

Serials librarian Ron Larson introduces us to an archive of newspapers, most of which are out of print.

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Backlog keeps Wisconsin immigrants waiting

New data released last week from a research center at Syracuse University says immigrants facing deportation or seeking asylum, including individuals detained in Wisconsin, are waiting more than a year to have their day in court.
The Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse reports that nationwide, the number of cases awaiting trial reached 242,776 at the end of March, [...]

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