|June 6, 2013
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to Wisconsin's Open Records act, I hereby request the following records:
Any communications, memos and emails from January 1, 2013 to the date that this request is processed between the members of the Joint Committee on Finance concerning the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism or its staff: Andy Hall, Deborah Blum, Bill Lueders, Kate Golden, Christa Westerberg, Gail Kohl, Dee J. Hall, Lauren Fuhrmann, Mario Koran, Kate Prengaman, Tegan Wendland, Rory Linnane.
I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.
In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I would request your response within ten (10) business days.
June 7, 2013
DEPT MR 5946
Boston, MA 02205-5819
Dear Mr. LeVines:
This letter is written in response to your open records request dated June 6, 2013. You requested all communications, memos and emails from January 1, 2013, until the date your request if filled, between me and members of the Joint Finance Committee (JFC), concerning the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism or its staff; Andy Hall, Deborah Blum, Bill Lueders, Kate Golden, Christa Westerberg, Gail Kohl, Dee J. Hall, Lauren Fuhrmann, Mario Koran, Kate Prengaman, Tegan Wendland, or Rory Linnane.
I have searched, and found only three correspondence fitting the criteria you requested. I have attached the correspondence for your review.
Accordingly, I will consider this matter closed. If you have any questions concerning my response, please feel free to contact my office.