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Assembly speaker asked for open records changes
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MADISON (AP) - Assembly Speaker Robin Vos was the state lawmaker who drafted a proposal that would have gutted Wisconsin's open records law and protected legislators from having to release documents currently available, documents released to The Associated Press on Thursday show. Vos, a Republican, sent an email on June 29 to legislative leadership and support agencies to coordinate drafting of the amendment language, emails released by Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald's office showed. The emails were first reported on Thursday by the Wisconsin State Journal.