GAB dismisses all complaints RE: budget repair bill | WisCommunity

GAB dismisses all complaints RE: budget repair bill

According to a press release this morning from the GAB, all complaints that were filed with them about the passage of the state budget repair bill have been dismissed.

The complaints covered six general categories:

  1. Allegations of illegal behavior related to the taped telephone call between Governor Walker and a blogger pretending to be David Koch.
  2. Allegations Governor Walker and Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald misused state resources by ordering the Wisconsin State Patrol to locate missing Democratic State Senators.
  3. Allegations regarding the adoption and implementation of Senate rules by Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald and Republican Senators in the absence of Democratic Senators.
  4. Allegations that Governor Walker and the Secretary of the Department of Administration had unlawfully restricted public access to the Capitol building.
  5. Allegations that elected officials from both parties have used the budget repair bill debate to advance a political agenda.
  6. Allegations that Senate Democrats unlawfully used funds from their respective campaign accounts, or gifts from supporters, to pay for lodging and meal expenses during their stay in Illinois.


May 18, 2011 - 1:17pm