Monthly Archives: January 2012

Elections Board posts Walker recall petitions online

“Few processes in the electoral system or elsewhere are more public than the signing of recall petitions against state elected officials,” said Kevin Kennedy, GAB director and general counsel. “Petition signers chose to participate in the public process of initiating a recall election of the governor as well as other officeholders.” Via Wisconsin State Journal.

Ex-Walker aide fired from earlier job for misusing public money

Timothy D. Russell, who was a deputy chief of staff to Walker while he served as Milwaukee County executive, was fired from a job in 1993 for “gross misconduct,” his personnel records show. This latest news follows charges filed in recent weeks alleging Russell stole money in 2010 from a fund meant for veterans. Via Milwaukee…