Statement on Settlement of Litigation with Eric O’Keefe and Wisconsin Club for Growth

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MADISON, WI – The Wisconsin Government Accountability Board is pleased to announce that Eric O’Keefe and the Wisconsin Club for Growth have agreed to dismiss their lawsuit challenging the Board’s involvement in the John Doe II investigation into possible campaign finance violations during the 2012 recall elections.

Analysis of Assembly Bill 388 Relating to Restructuring the Government Accountability Board

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This written analysis of Assembly Bill 388, relating to restructuring the Government Accountability Board, was prepared at the request of the Governor’s Office, and is standard practice for any legislation affecting the agency.

The analysis follows a prescribed format that includes a description of the legislation, its policy, administrative and fiscal implications, and a recommendation to approve or veto the bill.

Supplemental Testimony on G.A.B. Restructuring Bill

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Supplemental Testimony of Kevin J. Kennedy
Director and General Counsel
Wisconsin Government Accountability Board

Responding to Concerns Raised at the Public Hearing of the
Assembly Committee on Campaigns and Elections and
Senate Committee on Elections and Local Government

October 27, 2015

Assembly Bill 388, Senate Bill 294

Chairperson LeMahieu, Chairperson Bernier and Committee Members:

Testimony about G.A.B. Reform Bill

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Testimony of Kevin J. Kennedy
Director and General Counsel
Wisconsin Government Accountability Board

Assembly Committee on Campaigns and Elections
Senate Committee on Elections and Local Government

October 13, 2015

Room 412 East, State Capitol
Public Hearing

2015 Assembly Bill 388, 2015 Senate Bill 294

Chairperson LeMahieu, Chairperson Bernier and Committee Members:

Report to Joint Committee on Legislative Audit

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The Government Accountability Board (G.A.B.) is pleased to report on its progress in addressing the findings and recommendations of the Legislative Audit Bureau’s Report 14-14, issued in December 2014. As recommended by the Legislative Audit Bureau (LAB), we are reporting to the Joint Legislative Audit Committee (JLAC) by April 15, 2015, on our progress to implement its recommendations.