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Follow the $$$: WILL Investigates Rise of Bureaucracy in K-12

Is your school district spending money on bureaucracy rather than in classrooms?

WILL Pushes Transparency and Accountability in Hayward Controversy

WILL sent a letter to the Town of Hayward demanding that they follow Wisconsin law and hold a publicly noticed town meeting so residents can properly weigh in on significant spending projects. The town is ignoring a clear legal obligation and WILL is promising to take action.

WILL Hires New Attorney, Nathalie Burmeister

WILL’s growing team is essential to defend constitutional rights, advance the rule of law, promote education choice, advocate for limited government, and fundraise towards such efforts.

WILL, IRG Sue to Obtain Public Records

WILL and the Institute for Reforming Government (IRG) demand that the Secretary of State, Sarah Godlewski, fulfill a records request that has been pending for almost six months relating to the unusual circumstances surrounding her appointment. 

WILL Provides Testimony in Opposition to Burdensome Regulation of Wisconsin’s “Wedding Barn” Industry

We strongly encourage the committee to amend legislation, and not use the heavy hand of government to decimate the livelihoods of farmers around the state.

WILL Unveils Open Records Guide to Promote Transparent Government

​New guide part of an ongoing effort provided to help citizens better understand and interact with government officials and hold them accountable.

WILL Secures Public Records Victory in Eau Claire School District, Vows to hold School Districts Accountable When Parents Are Ignored

WILL and its client have received a completed open records request from the Eau Claire Area School District, securing an important victory for open records and transparency.

After Backlash, Wisconsin High School Walks Back Segregated “Back-To-School Events”

Appleton East High School is now welcoming all students to a "back-to-school event” initially meant only “Freshmen Students of Color.”

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Rick Esenberg, president and general counsel at WILL writes at RightWisconsin on the eminently qualified Judge Michael Brennan to serve on the US 7th ...

The Racine Journal Times | Esenberg: On Judge Michael Brennan’s Nomination to the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals

WILL President and General Counsel Rick Esenberg writes in the Racine Journal Times on the nomination of judicial conservative Michael Brennan's ...

Washington Examiner | Szafir, Flanders: Is school choice 2.0 coming?

WILL Executive Vice President CJ Szafir and WILL Research Director Dr. Will Flanders write in the Washington Examiner: An under-told story in K-12 ...

The Hill | Roth: Reforming occupational licensing laws will expand opportunities

Collin Roth, WILL Research Fellow, writing at The Hill on how occupational licensing regulations lock people out of economic opportunity. You might be ...

WILL Press Release | Where Does Your State Rank in Red Tape, Barriers to Economic Opportunity?

WILL's 50 state study on occupational licensing receives national coverage   November 10, 2017 - Milwaukee, WI - WILL’s recent report, Land of the ...

The Hill | Esenberg, Szafir: Trump and DeVos should fight for school choice

WILL President and General Counsel, Rick Esenberg, and Deputy Counsel, CJ Szafir, write in The Hill, encouraging President Trump to be advocates at the ...

National Review Online | Esenberg, Curtis: Our Fight for ‘Butter Freedom’

Rick Esenberg and Jakes Curtis write at National Review Online about our pending case to #freethebutter, and stop Wisconsin's war on Kerrygold ...

USA Today | Roth: Donald Trump’s protectionist trade inclinations hurt Wisconsin

Collin Roth writes in the USA Today on the effect of President Trump's stated trade position on Wisconsin. Like it or not, President Donald Trump has ...

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