Kevin Kennedy, the Government Accountability Board Director, gave an interview to the Wheeler Report. He discusses the tumultous year that was 2012 and talks about possible changes to the GAB.
Gov. Scott Walker will address the full Legislature from the Assembly chamber on Tuesday, Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. in his third state of the state address. As in the past, his speech will likely be a preview of his budget.
The 101st session of the Wisconsin Legislature came to order on January 7, 2013 at the State Capitol to inaugurate newly elected members. The leaders of all four legislative caucuses, Speaker Robin Vos, Assembly Minority Leader Peter Barca, Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald, and Minority Leader Chris Larson made comments expressing their goals for the upcoming session.
The Federalist Society this week published an article, Tort Reform Update: Recently Enacted Legislative Reforms and State Court Challenges, authored by Hamilton Consulting Group’s Andrew Cook discussing the numerous civil liability reform bills passed throughout the country the last two years. In addition, the article discusses recent decisions involving state court challenges to previously enacted civil liability reforms.
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation is making some big changes to its leadership team and internal policies in an effort to correct past mistakes that have cost the public-private hybrid agency money and credibility.