Press Releases

WILL Files WEC Complaint Over Illegal Racine Election Van

WILL Files WEC Complaint Over Illegal Racine Election Van

Racine’s use of mobile sites violates state law directives on absentee ballot collection The News: The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL) filed a complaint with the Wisconsin Elections Commission (WEC) against the City Clerk of Racine for employing...

Ameillia Wedward and Miranda Spindt Join Growing WILL Team

Ameillia Wedward and Miranda Spindt Join Growing WILL Team

Wedward and Spindt will assist WILL in development, communications, and policy research The News: The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL) added Ameillia Wedward, Development and Communications Associate, and Miranda Spindt, Policy Associate, to bolster...

Milwaukee’s $100 Million Opportunity

Milwaukee’s $100 Million Opportunity

WILL urges Milwaukee to allocate ARPA funds to education, infrastructure, and public safety The News: The City of Milwaukee has a historic opportunity to prioritize the allocation of hundreds of millions of federal COVID-relief funds, and it is worth investigating the...

Legislature Should Protect Wisconsin’s Public Records Law

Legislature Should Protect Wisconsin’s Public Records Law

Recent court decision may cause government actors to withhold records The News: The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL) issued a policy brief that encourages the Wisconsin legislature to fix Wisconsin’s open records law, in light of a recent Wisconsin...

WILL Applauds JCRAR Action Suspending WEC Ballot Curing Rule

WILL Applauds JCRAR Action Suspending WEC Ballot Curing Rule

The News: The Wisconsin legislature’s Joint Committee for Review of Administrative Rule (JCRAR) suspended a Wisconsin Elections Commission (WEC) rule that addressed whether clerks can “cure”, or fill in missing information, on absentee ballots. The Wisconsin Institute...

Department of Corrections Ban on Clergy Visits Ruled Unconstitutional

Department of Corrections Ban on Clergy Visits Ruled Unconstitutional

WILL sued Department of Corrections on behalf of Milwaukee Archdiocese The News: Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge William Hue issued a summary judgment decision that holds the Wisconsin Department of Corrections (WIDOC) violated state law and the state...