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Guest opinion: Support of open records a welcome sign

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By April Barker Your Right to Know For the second year in a row, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has issued an executive order affirming support for the state's open records law. It notes that "the American republic and the state of Wisconsin were founded on the basis of broad accountability of government to

Trump raises stakes for press, public

White House press pool. Photo by Pete Souza, The White House

By Mark Pitsch, Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council Two days before the new president's inauguration, the Society of Professional Journalists and dozens of other media and government transparency groups sent a letter asking Donald Trump for a meeting to discuss his administration's relationship with the press. Among other things, the groups wanted

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