A report released today by One Wisconsin Institute analyzes four years of failure by the quasi-private Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), created by Gov. Scott Walker.
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson should immediately apologize to the state’s more than 800,000 hardworking student loan borrowers for “ignorant comments, bordering on insulting” made to media yesterday.
Scott Walker will say and do anything to get elected. But on student loan debt, he’s flat out lying to the 43 million Americans, and their families, who have $1.3 trillion in debt.
Gov. Scott Walker’s recent tame rebuke of Donald Trump’s reprehensible comments about John McCain’s military service comes after Walker took nearly $500,000 from the architect of the notorious “Swift Boat” campaign.
Gov. Scott Walker has quickly moved to sign the dangerous abortion ban he asked lawmakers to pass without exceptions for rape or incest.
Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign and outside groups accused of illegally coordinating campaign activities were let off the hook today by four justices of the Wisconsin State Supreme Court.
What better way for him to kick off his latest campaign than a trip to ‘Sin City’ and the home of GOP mega-donor Sheldon Adelson?
That Gov. Walker is announcing today he is running for another political office is little surprise. He’s politics incarnate - having spent almost his entire adult life doing or saying whatever he needed to win an election.
One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross released the following statements about Gov. Scott Walker signing the biennial state budget during an unexpected day spent in Wisconsin.
To help distill the long history of cronyism, corruption and incompetence that have personified Scott Walker’s time on the public stage, we compiled “Ten Things You May Not Know About Scott Walker.”
The Bradley Foundation, with over $830 million in assets, its largesse insulates Walker from criticism by the vast network of leading right-wing influence peddlers that Bradley finances.
One Wisconsin Now today launched The Scott Walker Files website providing an in-depth look at the cronyism, corruption and incompetence of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s 22-year career in public office.
Politicians have no business imposing their beliefs on women making an intensely personal decision to terminate a wanted pregnancy, often in the most tragic circumstances.
Scott Walker is on the campaign trail touting himself as a “fresh face,” but he’s been running for political office since before he could rent a car.
Instead of helping borrowers, Gov. Walker wrote a budget to advance his presidential ambitions and Assembly Republicans piled on approving a budget full of special interest giveaways.
Will the State Assembly give approval to a scheme to raid funds directly from K-12 public schools to fund an unlimited and unaccountable private school voucher program in the state budget?
The private school voucher industry has poured millions of dollars into buying a friendly legislature that won’t demand accountability from the voucher program.
Stroebel crossed the line of what’s legal in Wisconsin with his action publicly demanding a vote on that bill as a bottom line demand for giving his vote in favor of the state budget.
After cowering behind closed doors, Republicans emerged to unleash the greatest assault on open records in our state’s history.
At a Madison press conference Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos revealed the full details of a secretly negotiated deal to help build a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks and claimed he could pass it in the State Assembly.
The Agenda Project Action Fund, One Wisconsin Now and Wisconsin Jobs Now have launched “HOLD YOUR BREATH,” a graphic ad depicting an individual drowning to symbolize the plight of Americans burdened by student debt.
As Governor and as Milwaukee County Executive, Scott Walker personally had artwork depicting African Americans removed from public buildings.
Why did a virulent racist from Texas that heads an identified hate group based in Missouri make seven donations to Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker over four years?
Walker was unwilling to call for the removal of the Confederate flag from the Capitol grounds in South Carolina on the heels of the horrific, racially-motivated mass killing of black churchgoers in Charleston.
Scott Walker should be ashamed to have taken Earl Holt's money in the first place and he should immediate return those contributions and any other undisclosed contributions he's received from Holt to his numerous fundraising entities.
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson is demanding documents and threatening to use the oversight authority of the Senate committee he chairs in an apparent attempt to derail an ongoing federal investigation into the private school voucher program in Wisconsin
In response to a complaint filed yesterday with the Government Accountability Board (GAB), Rep. Chris Kapenga bragged on a right-wing website that his failure to comply with state law was “badge of honor”.
The teachable moment is that behind every "bold" claim by Walker is a very different, cold, hard truth. It's a lesson the school children of Wisconsin know only too well.
What’s clear is that Rep. Kapenga has failed to abide by the laws of Wisconsin prohibiting the use of state resources to benefit outside groups.
According to nonpartisan legal counsel for the state legislature, a new abortion ban scheduled to be considered by the State Senate tomorrow contains no provision to protect the life of the mother in a pregnancy related medical emergency.