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Written by Matt Rothschild, Wisconsin Democracy Campaign   
Thursday, 13 February 2020 19:15

wi-dist-mapsMADISON, WI - On Tuesday, I went to testify at the State Capitol before the Assembly Committee on Campaigns and Elections.

There was a public hearing on a minor, straightforward bill about publicizing when an incumbent decides not to run for reelection. I gave the bill a nod and then tried to ask why they weren’t holding hearings on more urgent issues like gerrymandering or overturning Citizens United, but I was cut off by Chair Ron Tusler before I could get past my third sentence!

Here’s my full testimony: When's the Hearing?

There’s a big Wisconsin Supreme Court primary election on Tuesday, and if you want to know where the candidates are getting their money from, just click on this one:

High Court Candidates Raise $275K in First Five Weeks of ‘20

All candidate campaign finance and outside spending activity for spring 2020 Supreme Court election is up-to-date on our website. You can check it out here:

Campaign 2020 - Supreme Court

And if you’re concerned about the “forever chemicals” in our environment and you’re wondering what’s stalling the bills on them in the Legislature, you’ll find some clues here:

See the Big $$$ Against Regulating PFAS


matt-rothschildI hope you find these articles interesting.

Best,

Matt Rothschild
Executive Director
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