EDITORIAL: This potential bill is simply wrong for state
We are concerned -- as every citizen should be -- about a draft bill that may soon be considered by the Wisconsin Assembly.
The bill was introduced by Rep. Garey Bies (R-Sister Bay) and it essentially would allow government agencies to charge for time spent deleting confidential information from documents.
Known as "redacting," the process allows government agencies to blacken out names, or other information, that should not be viewed by the public, and/or the media.
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