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Kovalic: Cracked Wisconsin

 P.S. Mueller: Now for the bath water

 Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council Opee Awards 2011 toast open government

Sunshine Week, a national celebration of the ideal (if not always the practice) of openness in government, was launched in 2005 and is already a tradition. This year it's set for March 13-19. In connection with this event, the Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council is giving its fifth annual "Opee" Awards to those who've made their mark on open government here. >More
 Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council weighs in on open meeting controversy

I have been asked whether the Wisconsin FOIC has a position on last night's action by the state Legislature. As you know, I am not a lawyer and do not play one on TV. These are difficult issues to parse. But a few points can be made. >More
 P.S. Mueller: Governor/savant

 Kovalic: Smell test

 When your governor doesn't listen

Dear Linda: My new governor seems controlling and doesn't listen to me when I try to talk with him. I've had governors before, and while things weren't ever perfect, this feels really different. I don't feel respected, and I feel like it's more about him than about us. What can I do to make this relationship work? >More
 Kovalic: Scrolling through the governor's inbox

 P.S. Mueller: Gubernatorial evolution

 Kovalic: They could have trashed something

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