Ethics in Government in Wisconsin

Midwest Democracy Network: Ethics in Government in Wisconsin


The public’s trust in state government is on the decline. To achieve public trust and confidence in an ethical government, the public must be able to depend on safeguards against corruption and meaningful checks and balances against abuses of political power.

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Network News

May 20 2013 at 02:43 PM

IRS debate raises new questions

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The IRS has come under fire for the actions of two “rogue” employees who placed heightened scrutiny on nonprofit applications for groups more likely to be “conservative.” The controversy led to the resignation of…

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April 23 2013 at 11:00 AM

Bob Edgar, president of Common Cause, dies at 69

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We at Midwest Democracy Network have had the chance to work with Common Cause state chapters, as well as their D.C. based national group for our entire history. Bob Edgar, Common Cause’s President, passed away this morning at the age…

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Featured Reports

March 19 2012 at 03:05 PM

Midwest states challenged to lower corruption risk

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No Midwest Democracy Network states rank higher than 10th in a 50-state ranking of state transparency laws and corruption risk standards, and none received a higher grade than C. Michigan’s F grade ranks amongst the lowest in the country, while…

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March 02 2012 at 03:43 PM

State of the States 2012

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Stateline.org has released their 2012 State of the States report. The report touches on the issues and stories that will take center stage around the country in state governments this year. Included here are…

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