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Polling expert Charles Franklin to deliver keynote at Wisconsin Watchdog Awards


Charles Franklin, a nationally recognized polling expert, will deliver the keynote address at the fourth annual Wisconsin Watchdog Awards.

Seeking Distinguished Wisconsin Watchdog Award nominations


Nominations are being sought for the 2014 Distinguished Wisconsin Watchdog Award, presented annually to recognize an individual’s extraordinary contributions to open government or investigative journalism in Wisconsin.

Open government resources


A list of resources for citizens and government officials regarding open government in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council statement on claims of legislative immunity to open records law


So far as we can recall, no lawmaker has ever before tried to defeat the state’s open records law by employing this ruse. We are deeply disappointed in both Sen. Vukmir and the Attorney General’s Office, for the position it has taken.

State weapons law conceals information


More than 4,000 applicants were denied a Wisconsin concealed carry license and more than 400 had their licenses revoked or suspended in the program’s first 14 months, records show. These included dozens of felons, domestic abusers, illegal drug users and “fugitives from justice.”

Records law author Lynn Adelman to receive Wisconsin Watchdog Award


U.S. District Judge Lynn Adelman, the chief author of Wisconsin’s Open Records Law and a strong advocate of the Open Meetings Law, has been named the 2013 recipient of the Distinguished Wisconsin Watchdog Award.

Prominent investigative journalist Lea Thompson headlines Wisconsin Watchdog Awards


Award-winning investigative journalist and University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate Lea Thompson will deliver the keynote address at the third annual Wisconsin Watchdog Awards on April 24.

Center seeking Distinguished Wisconsin Watchdog Award nominations


Nominations are being sought for the Distinguished Wisconsin Watchdog Award, presented annually to recognize an individual’s extraordinary contributions to open government or investigative journalism in Wisconsin.

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