2008 Press Releases

Smear groups set spending record in ’08 legislative races
December 17, 2008

Big win for reform: WDC statement on GAB’s new rules for issue ads
November 11, 2008

Majority of new Legislature on record in favor of reform
November 6, 2008

State donors give record $3 million-plus to shadow groups
October 28, 2008

Incumbents hunkering down in beds of cash
September 26, 2008

New guidelines help judicial candidates resist special interest pressures
September 19, 2008

Wealthy outsiders control legislators’ job security
September 18, 2008

Tobacco contributions no spit in the bucket
September 16, 2008

Is cash warming Doyle to nuclear option?
September 3, 2008

Memo to GAB on phony "issue ads"
September 2, 2008

Special interests conned public in high court races
August 20, 2008

Wisconsin donors slather 527 groups with cash
August 18, 2008

Candidates leave voters guessing on reform
August 14, 2008

Legislative hopefuls score record cash
August 13, 2008

Nasty Supreme Court race cost record $6 million
July 22, 2008

Big money flows to power
July 15, 2008

Ethics questionnaire sent to all legislative candidates
July 10, 2008

New guide brings redistricting out into the open
July 10, 2008

2008 legislative campaign by the numbers
July 9, 2008

Support for reform runs strong in Wisconsin
June 19, 2008

State donors pitch “527” groups record cash
May 29, 2008

New report documents special interest pressure on midwest courts
May 8, 2008

School voucher supporters top out-of-state givers
May 7, 2008

WDC ranks legislators on political reform
April 29, 2008

Two violate $10,000 contribution limit in 2007
April 16, 2008

Rescue high court, reform groups urge
April 9, 2008

Lawmakers told to keep working
March 13, 2008

WDC spoofs Schoolhouse Rock
March 4, 2008

Reform network releases presidential candidates’ final responses to political reform survey
February 28, 2008

People’s Legislature to hold March 13 ‘There’s Still Work to Do’ rally at Capitol
February 28, 2008

527 groups get record $1 million from Wisconsin
February 26, 2008

Legislators rustle record campaign contributions
February 20, 2008

Midwest Democracy Network calls on candidates to clarify positions on reform
February 19, 2008

Partisan special interests are big backers again in high court race
February 13, 2008

Testimony on special session legislation
February 12, 2008

Testimony on Clean Elections bill
January 29, 2008

Memo to the Government Accountability Board regarding expectations
January 28, 2008

Taking democracy’s temperature in the heartland
January 14, 2008

Testimony on budget fundraising ban
January 10, 2008

Bar set lower for bench
January 3, 2008