Gov. McCallum wants to combine the state Elections and Ethics boards into a new seven-member body.
He also wants to add a permanent investigator and attorney in a new division that would handle violations of state ethics and elections laws.
Those proposals are part of a package he released Friday to overhaul Wisconsin's ethics and elections laws. He had a task force work out many of the proposals in response to a series of scandals in Wisconsin politics.
McCallum says he would send the package to the Legislature in January to strengthen existing ethics and elections laws and create new ones.
The package includes: