The board reverted definition after coming under fire for allowing certain records to be immediately destroyed.
The last six months have been a roller coaster for Wisconsin’s open records law. After the Legislature’s failed attack on the law over the Ind…
Gov. Scott Walker's administration has found another novel method to deny the public access to government records.
Gov. Scott Walker on Wednesday indicated a decision by his administration not to release an employee's text messages related to a questionable WEDC loan goes against his open records policy.
Republican lawmakers in the state Senate have no plans to revisit changes to Wisconsin's open records law, but many lawmakers still think some changes to the law are needed.
The board changed the definition in August and it was immediately used to justify public records not being available.
Gov. Scott Walker on Monday refuted reports that his administration is doing anything questionable when it comes to Wisconsin's open records law. But those reports brought to light a policy change made this summer by the state's public records board.