constitution

Legislature moving quickly on chief justice change

Legislature moving quickly on constitutional amendment changing how chief justice selected

The Legislature is moving quickly on a proposed constitutional amendment would change the way that the Supreme Court chief justice is selected.

Legislature moving quickly on chief justice change

Legislature moving quickly on constitutional amendment changing how chief justice selected

The Legislature is moving quickly on a proposed constitutional amendment would change the way that the Supreme Court chief justice is selected.

Legislature moving quickly on chief justice change

Legislature moving quickly on constitutional amendment changing how chief justice selected

The Legislature is moving quickly on a proposed constitutional amendment would change the way that the Supreme Court chief justice is selected.

Van Hollen: Legislator complied with records law

Attorney General's stance stuns open records advocates

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says legislators aren't above the open records law but the Wisconsin Constitution clearly allows them to invoke immunity in lawsuits seeking documents.

Committee considers recall amendment

Republicans want to allow recalls for felony or ethics violations

Republicans are bringing a proposal to amend the Wisconsin Constitution to permit recalls of elected officials only if they've been charged with a felony or accused of an ethics violation to the Assembly's elections committee.