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Editorial: Vote today for an independent judiciary — and against the NRA’s candidate

An NRA-ILA mailing obtained by the group One Wisconsin Now identified Screnock as “the candidate who has committed” to the group’s agenda.
Capital Times
02/20/2018
Press Release

Republican Bill Would Put Guns in Wisconsin Schools

Wisconsin Republicans are introducing a second bill aimed at putting guns into K-12 schools in the state, the latest version aimed at private schools.
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One Wisconsin Now
02/19/2018
Press Release

What Did Michael Screnock Promise the NRA?

We deserve to know today what promises state Supreme Court candidate Michael Screnock made to the NRA to get the gun lobby’s endorsement.
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One Wisconsin Now
02/19/2018
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The key facts that you need to know about tomorrow’s election

Conservative groups backing Screnock have spent nearly $670,000 on television and other advertising to benefit his campaign, according to One Wisconsin Now.
Associated Press
02/19/2018
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Republican bills seek to reduce workers’ rights and ban transgender protections in Wisconsin

“It’s in tune with how this Republican-controlled Legislature has operated,” said One Wisconsin Now program director Analiese Eicher.
Wisconsin Gazette
02/18/2018
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Republican Shares Article Romanticizing Guns in Schools

Rep. Jeremy Thiesfeldt took to social media to share an article from a right-wing website romanticizing the presence of guns in schools years ago.
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One Wisconsin Now
02/16/2018
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Trump Nominee to Court Seat Fails to Disclose Shocking Comments

The writings of Donald Trump’s nominee, Gordon Giampietro, reveal he holds views that disqualify him from a lifetime appointment to the federal court.
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One Wisconsin Institute
02/16/2018
Press Release

NRA Campaign Cash and Endorsements Put Wisconsin on Lockdown

Millions of dollars in campaign spending and political endorsements by the NRA have bought the pro-gun lobby access to top state Republicans.
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One Wisconsin Now
02/15/2018
Press Release

Red Flags, Blue Slips Should Sink Nomination of Michael Brennan

The Senate Judiciary today set aside common decency and its own traditions and rules in voting to approve Donald Trump’s nomination of Michael Brennan.
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One Wisconsin Institute
02/15/2018
Press Release

Big Corporate Special Interest Shows Michael Screnock the Love

The latest information on advertising reveals special interests are showing state Supreme Court candidate Michael Screnock the love on Valentine’s Day.
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One Wisconsin Now
02/14/2018
Press Release

Get Schooled About Red Flags on Nomination of Mike Brennan

UW-Madison student Louise schools the nation on one of the reasons why Mike Brennan ought not be given a lifetime appointment to the federal courts.
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One Wisconsin Institute
02/14/2018
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Republican Party gave Supreme Court candidate $110,000

The liberal group One Wisconsin Now said Tuesday [right-wing special interest groups] have spent nearly $550,000 so far.
Associated Press
02/14/2018
Press Release

Right Wing Hits Panic Button, Spends Big on Michael Screnock

Republican Party of Wisconsin and Right-Wing Cabal At Nearly $670,000 in Spending With a Week to Go Before Primary Election.
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One Wisconsin Now
02/13/2018
Press Release

Republican Silence on Paul Nehlen Racism, Anti-Semitism ‘Disturbing’

Rep. Paul Ryan, Gov. Scott Walker, and Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel have offered no condemnation of Paul Nehlen.
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One Wisconsin Now
02/12/2018
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One Wisconsin Now
02/10/2018
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Latest Crisis Shows the Only Job Scott Walker Cares About Is His Own

Gov. Scott Walker waited until nearly a week after an announcement 600 jobs would be lost to declare, via Twitter, he would consider doing something.
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One Wisconsin Now
02/08/2018
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Brad Schimel NOT Going to Court to Hold Opioid Manufacturer Accountable

The GOP Attorney General of Alabama has filed suit seeking damages from opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharmaceuticals while Brad Schimel refuses to act.
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One Wisconsin Now
02/08/2018
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UNSPUN: Legislative Session Ending and Dueling Memos

Unspinning the political headlines with our analysts, Scot Ross, Executive Director of One Wisconsin Now to discuss the two-year legislative session ending.
WMTV-TV
02/07/2018
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Special Interest Beneficiary Michael Screnock Would Reject Recusal Reform

Michael Screnock’s Rejection of Recusal Rule Reform Signals Special Interests Their Spending on His Election Could Pay Off
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One Wisconsin Now
02/07/2018
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Editorial: Tim Burns and Rebecca Dallet are credible Supreme Court candidates

Michael Screnock was on the payroll of the legal team defending Governor Walker’s divisive policies in court and working to rig state... district lines.
Capital Times
02/07/2018
Press Release

Committee Votes on Scott Walker’s Election Year Special Session Bills

An Assembly Committee met to vote on a series of hastily drafted bills that are the subject of a politically motivated session called by Gov. Scott Walker.
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One Wisconsin Now
02/06/2018
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Panelists Discuss How To Connect With Voters In Trump Era

Scot Ross of One Wisconsin Now participated in a lively discussion on the failures of the 2016 election and some early successes in the last year.
UAW
02/06/2018
Press Release

Big Business Lobby Drops Six-Figure Ad Buy on Michael Screnock

The special interest allies of Michael Screnock are making their first down payment in the effort to elect him to the Wisconsin Supreme Court
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One Wisconsin Now
02/05/2018
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Worker Advocates Oppose Weakening Laws Protecting Families

One Wisconsin Now today joined with advocates for Wisconsin families in opposing measures that would undermine current protections in state law for workers.
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One Wisconsin Now
02/05/2018
Press Release

Will Scott Walker Apply Public Housing Drug Test to Himself?

If he thinks people who get public housing need to be drug tested, Scott Walker and adults living with him in the mansion ought to be at the front of the line.
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One Wisconsin Now
02/02/2018
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Republicans take heat for facilitating event hosted by radical anti-abortion group

Joanna Beilman-Dulin, One Wisconsin Now research director, condemned Wichgers’ endorsement of the AAW sponsored event.
Badger Herald
02/02/2018
In the News

Residents Forced to Move as Foxconn Incentives Hit $4 Billion

Mike Browne, deputy director of One Wisconsin Now, said the deal with Foxconn will take money directly out of the pockets of Wisconsinites.
Efficient Gov
02/02/2018
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‘Pro-lifers’ who’d execute women

One Wisconsin Now reports that Wichgers is inviting colleagues to join him at a meeting with Trewhella’s group at the state Capitol on Feb. 7.
Patheos
02/01/2018
Press Release

Drafting Records Show Welfare Bills Were ‘Ultrarush’ Job

The legislature is holding a public hearing on the hastily drafted bills that are the subject of a politically motivated special session called by Scott Walker.
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One Wisconsin Now
01/31/2018
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College Loan Default Rates Rise 20 Years After Enrollment

Similarly, another study from One Wisconsin Institute found that loan repayment takes 19.7 years for bachelor’s degrees and 23 years for graduate degrees.
Study Breaks
01/30/2018
Press Release

GOP Rep. Wichgers Promotes Event for Extremist Group

A meeting in the State Capitol is being sponsored by an extremist organization that believes women who get abortions should be subject to capital punishment.
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One Wisconsin Now
01/30/2018
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Wisconsin Republicans to donate contributions tied to Steve Wynn after sexual misconduct allegations

The RGA received $250,000 from Wynn Resorts in December 2016, according to records provided by liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now.
Wisconsin State Journal
01/30/2018
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Paul Ryan, Ron Johnson to return money from group associated with accused billionaire Steve Wynn

One Wisconsin Now called on Walker and the Republican Governors Association "do the right thing" and give back all of the money.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
01/29/2018
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Wisconsin Republicans Returning Money Received From Wynn

The liberal group One Wisconsin Now called for two other Republican groups to return donations it received from Wynn.
Associated Press
01/29/2018
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Rural voters getting extra attention as next election looms

The bill also drew ire from liberal political group One Wisconsin Now, which argued the bill "would do less than nothing" to address Wisconsin student loan debt.
WisPolitics
01/29/2018
Press Release

Scott Walker Took $255K from Sexual Misconduct Perpetrator

Two political funds Gov. Scott Walker is associated with took $255,000 in contributions from Steve Wynn, the ousted Republican National Committee finance chair.
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One Wisconsin Now
01/29/2018
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Ron Johnson Stands By Secret Society Allegation, Maybe

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson appeared on Fox News to declare there was a “secret society” within the FBI with a bias against Donald Trump.
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One Wisconsin Now
01/26/2018
Press Release

Gov. Scott Walker is Literally Seeking to Buy Votes

Instead of real, lasting reforms to help families we get an election year gimmick from the governor. It’s classic Scott Walker.
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One Wisconsin Now
01/25/2018
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Walker Travels Wisconsin To Sell New Child Tax Credit Plan

The liberal group One Wisconsin Now said the governor is literally seeking to buy votes, handing out money months before the November election.
Wisconsin Public Radio
01/25/2018
Press Release

Desperate, Scared Scott Walker Delivers Annual State of State Speech

Gov. Scott Walker’s speech was chock full of the campaign slogans and election year promises the $50,000 poll his campaign just paid for told him to make.
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One Wisconsin Now
01/24/2018
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Scott Walker’s Election Year State of State Promise Primer

Career politician Scott Walker is in full election mode, ensuring today’s State of the State speech will be loaded with slogans and election year promises.
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One Wisconsin Now
01/24/2018
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Conservative lawmaker Jesse Kremer announces he won’t seek re-election

Scot Ross, executive director of liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now, had called on Democrats to challenge Kremer in the November election.
Wisconsin State Journal
01/24/2018
In the News

Senator Grassley’s hypocrisy on judges worsens

Why won’t Sen. Grassley stand up to those in his own party who want the blue-slip process to end, as Sen. Leahy did, or live up to his past promises?
Des Moines Register
01/24/2018
Press Release

Judicial Advocates Raise Red Flags on Eve of U.S. Senate Hearing

State and national advocates raised red flags about both the views of Michael Brennan and the process by which he was nominated for a lifetime appointment.
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One Wisconsin Institute
01/23/2018
Press Release

Michael Brennan Nomination Scheduled for Hearing

The wrong nominee, selected in the wrong way, being given a hearing in the wrong way. That’s how One Wisconsin Institute summed it up.
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One Wisconsin Institute
01/22/2018
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Wisconsin polls: Democrat wins special election

A Wisconsin special election saw a Democrat win a district that had been Republican for almost 20 years. Joy Reid and her panel discuss.
MSNBC
01/21/2018
Press Release

Standing Up for Reproductive Health Care for Women

One Wisconsin Now has joined with fellow Progress Now affiliates in calling on the DNC to continue to stand strong on protection of abortion rights.
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One Wisconsin Now
01/19/2018
Press Release

Team Screnock = Team Walker

Michael Screnock worked to defend Gov. Scott Walker’s agenda in court, now Team Walker campaigns for Screnock’s Supreme Court race.
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One Wisconsin Now
01/19/2018
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