Thursday, December 8th, 2016

Not reading their own newspaper

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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel editorial 3/14/06 Gut-check time in Madison

If public confidence is to be fully restored, the Legislature must also approve the kind of broad campaign finance reform embodied in Assembly Bill 226, which creates a mechanism for public financing of campaigns. Wisconsin needs this to wean legislators from monied special interests.

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel columnists Spivak & Bice 3/13/06

About the only one staying true to his liberal roots was Madison lawyer Ed Garvey, who uses the conviction to renew the call for public financing of campaigns.

But wasn’t that – using the public’s money to finance campaigns – what Jensen and the other new members of the criminal class did to get themselves into trouble?

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