5 pages have the tag Government Accountability Board

    /news/columns/2014/don-t-let-government-accountability-reform-mean-return-to-corruption/
    Summary: “I promise you that two years from now, when we are sitting here, the GAB will not be in the current format,” Assembly Speaker Robin Vos told a crowd at a Madison luncheon as reported by the Wisconsin State Journal.
    Body: “I promise you that two years from now, when we are sitting here, the GAB will not be in the current format,” Assembly Speaker Robin Vos told a crowd at a Madison luncheon as reported by the Wisconsin State Journal.  The Government Accountability...
    /news/columns/2015/putting-political-parties-back-in-charge-of-elections-and-ethics/
    Summary: Clean elections and corruption free elected officials are goals most of us share. Yet few states have laws that truly create a nonpartisan watchdog to assure public confidence. Wisconsin is blessed to be a national leader.
    Body: “Wisconsin is the only state with a truly nonpartisan board structure,” wrote Professor Daniel Tokaji in 2013. The Ohio State law professor hailed the Government Accountability Board as “America’s Top Model” of nonpartisan elections. Clean electi...

    Don’t Kill the Referees

    Last edited: 11/08/2017

    /news/columns/2015/don-t-kill-the-referees/
    Summary: “Just do the right thing,” my doctor told me. We were discussing politics. We just finished reviewing the x-rays of my new hip replacement. My doctor wanted to offer a little advice to my colleagues in the Senate.
    Body: Don’t Kill the Referees “Just do the right thing,” my doctor told me. We were discussing politics. We just finished reviewing the x-rays of my new hip replacement. My doctor wanted to offer a little advice to my colleagues in the Senate. “Peop...
    /news/columns/2015/let-s-not-throw-the-baby-out-with-the-bath-water/
    Summary: GAB Audit Hearing shows path to improved operation.
    Body:   GAB Audit Hearing shows path to improved operation “I’m not a clerk. I’m just a citizen who observed several recounts and recalls,” Bill Wasser of Reedsburg told the Audit Committee. “Let’s not throw the baby out with the bath water. Let’s m...
    /news/columns/2016/government-accountability-died-the-end-of-june/
    Summary: “It’s a great step backwards for the state,” Judge Barland said… the undoing the legislative majority’s changes to the GAB would be difficult and would need “the electorate as a whole to come to an understanding that what was done was wrong.”
    Body: Government Accountability Died the End of June Government Accountability passed in a quiet death the last day of June. There was no fanfare, no long speeches – just hard working employees packing up personal items.   I imagined the nonparti...