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Wisconsin Lawmakers Sued for Blocking Liberal Group on Twitter

A Wisconsin progressive nonprofit filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against three Republican State Assembly members for blocking its Twitter account.
Courthouse News
11/01/2017
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Wisconsin Nonprofit Sues Elected Officials for Blocking It on Twitter

Does blocking someone on Twitter violate the First Amendment? Liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now is arguing yes, if you’re an elected official.
Observer
11/01/2017
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Progressive group sues three Republican lawmakers for blocking it on Twitter

The liberal group One Wisconsin Now sued three GOP lawmakers Tuesday for blocking it on Twitter.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
11/01/2017
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Lawmakers sued for blocking One Wisconsin Now on Twitter

A liberal advocacy group is suing, claiming three Republican lawmakers shouldn't be allowed to block people from their public Twitter accounts.
WISN-TV
11/01/2017
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One Wisconsin Now Lawsuit Argues GOP Twitter Blocking Violates First Amendment

A lawsuit filed late Tuesday afternoon in federal court by One Wisconsin Now challenges elected officials on Twitter, acting in their official capacity, from “blocking” citizens
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One Wisconsin Now
11/01/2017
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Report: Wisconsin students owe $24 billion in college loan debt

A new report shows Wisconsin’s share of $1.4 trillion in U.S. student loan debt tops $24 billion.
WKOW-TV
10/31/2017
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Report: Wisconsin Student Loan Debt Tops $24 Billion

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau pegged Wisconsin borrowers’ share of the $1.4 trillion-plus student loan debt held nationally in 2016 at $24.4 billion.
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One Wisconsin Now
10/31/2017
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Government student debt refinancing has support among lawmakers, but no near term agreement

Democratic U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan first introduced the bill in 2013 after learning about the implications of student debt from One Wisconsin Now.
Capital Times
10/31/2017
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State Supreme Court hopeful arrested twice in 1989

Joanna Beilman-Dulin, research director for One Wisconsin Now, accused Screnock of lying on his application since he was cited in the abortion protests.
Associated Press
10/30/2017
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Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate’s 1989 arrests for abortion protests provide window into his views

"Screnock is an extremist whose political views are far beyond the mainstream on women’s health care,” Beilman-Dulin said in a statement.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
10/30/2017
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Scott Walker’s second term so far split between two distinct acts

Scot Ross said Walker's approach to cutting taxes for the wealthy... are reasons why the state has seen one of the largest declines in the middle class.
Wisconsin State Journal
10/29/2017
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They’re not terrorists, but they’re bullies for sure

The liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now and others have pointed out that the Walker deal with the senators is nothing more than "log rolling."
Capital Times
10/27/2017
Press Release

New Poll Finds Overwhelming, Bipartisan Support for Student Loan Refinancing

Yet another poll of Wisconsin voters finds broad support for allowing student loan borrowers to refinance their loans.
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One Wisconsin Now
10/26/2017
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Cap Times Talk panelists: Student loan debt needs fix before a crisis hits

“I find it difficult to see how 43 million Americans with $1.4 trillion in debt is not a national crisis,” said Analiese Eicher, One Wisconsin Now.
Capital Times
10/25/2017
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Walker thanks Illinois Democrats for tax increases in ad for fellow GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner

Gov. Walker cutting an attack ad on jobs in Illinois is a bizarre move for a guy who broke his 2010 promise to create 250,000 jobs by 2014.
WITI-TV
10/25/2017
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PoltiFact: Scott Walker veers on NFL national anthem protests

There appears to be a wider political connection. The liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now pointed out the timing. We give Walker a Half Flip.
PolitiFact
10/25/2017
Press Release

WEDC Fails to Meet Standards of Accountability on Foxconn Deal

Another audit finds Gov. Scott Walker’s WEDC continues to fail to meet even basic standards of accountability and competence.
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One Wisconsin Now
10/24/2017
Press Release

Memo to Robin Vos: It Wasn’t Terrorism It Was ‘Executive Favor’

One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross released the following statements regarding the latest public fighting between Wisconsin Republicans.
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One Wisconsin Now
10/23/2017
Press Release

Right-Wing Florida Group Produces Campaign-Style Video Promoting Scott Walker

Scott Walker's 2018 Election Bid Kicks Off With Bradley Foundation Once Again Writing Checks to Support His Ambitions.
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One Wisconsin Now
10/20/2017
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Right-Wing Florida Group Produces Campaign-Style Video Promoting Scott Walker

Scott Walker has launched a campaign video, eerily at the same time as a 4 minute video featuring Walker is released by a group from Florida.
WRRD-AM
10/20/2017
Press Release

State Senate Committee to Consider ‘Riot’ Legislation

The legislation as introduced would create broad new definitions of what constitutes a “riot” and threaten peaceful protesters with criminal penalties...
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One Wisconsin Institute
10/19/2017
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ICYMI: Election Commission Head Statements on Voter ID Law

The head of the Wisconsin Election Commission agreed that the state’s strict voter ID law targeted specific communities.
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One Wisconsin Now
10/19/2017
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Lawmakers hold public hearing on bills that would make rioting a felony

“Whether the authors of this legislation like it or not... the Constitution continues to protect our rights to speech, to assembly and to free association.”
Daily Cardinal
10/19/2017
Press Release

Defense Attorney or District Attorney?

A sleazy last-minute budget deal between Gov. Scott Walker and three GOP state senators has raised legal questions and drawn a request for investigation.
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One Wisconsin Now
10/18/2017
Press Release

Scott Walker’s Reverse Field on National Anthem Comes with Fundraising Pitch

Gov. Scott Walker first said he'd, “leave it up to them” whether to join peaceful protests of National Anthem, but yesterday reversed field.
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One Wisconsin Now
10/17/2017
Press Release

Tragic Consequences as Turnaround Times for Tests at Crime Lab Grow

A dangerous repeat drunken driver was still on the road at least in part because of the turnaround time at the state crime lab.
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One Wisconsin Now
10/16/2017
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Rep. Ryan says accountants, some companies, would lose with tax reform

One Wisconsin Now came out with a statement Monday, saying Ryan plans to “hand out tax breaks to the super rich at the expense of hard-working Wisconsinites.”
Janesville Gazette
10/16/2017
Press Release

Once Again, Speaker Ryan Talks to Business Lobby, Ducks Constituents

Paul Ryan today is genuflecting before the state’s big business lobby about the Trump-Ryan plan to hand out tax breaks to the super rich.
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One Wisconsin Now
10/16/2017
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Liberal Group: Delayed DOJ Blood Tests Led to Fatal Crash

Scot Ross, director of the liberal group One Wisconsin Now, said delays have become a systemic problem under Schimel's leadership.
Associated Press
10/15/2017
Press Release

Celebrating Ten Years of Scot Ross as Executive Director

There’s no better way to celebrate Scot Ross than to invite his friends to share out loud what we’ve been muttering under our breaths for a decade.
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One Wisconsin Now
10/13/2017
Press Release

Records Expose Right-Wing Agenda of Latest Center on UW Campus

Right-wing politicians and academics are using tax dollars and chasing more money from right-wing foundations to promote their ideological agenda.
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One Wisconsin Now
10/12/2017
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Wisconsin professors raised partisanship worries over Thompson Center

Emails obtained by One Wisconsin Now that were provided to The Associated Press on Wednesday show that professors raised red flags early on.
Associated Press
10/12/2017
Press Release

Advocates for Student Loan Reform Call for ‘Better Deal’

One Wisconsin Now and Student Loan Debt Crisis are urging national Democrats to include critical student loan reforms as part of their “Better Deal” agenda.
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One Wisconsin Now
10/11/2017
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Editorial: UW regents’ assault on free speech is indefensible

What were the regents thinking? Some of them were, as UW-Madison senior Savion Castro complained, "capitulating to a band of right-wing extremists."
Capital Times
10/11/2017
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UNSPUN: Breaking down national and local politics

We are unspinning the political headlines with our analysts, Scot Ross, Executive Director of One Wisconsin Now... and Bill McCoshen... Managing Partner of Capitol Consultants.
WMTV-TV
10/11/2017
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Amazon in the market for HQ2, angles for subsidies

“We saw from the Foxconn debacle Scott Walker is a terrible negotiator,” said Scot Ross of the statewide progressive group One Wisconsin Now.
Wisconsin Gazette
10/10/2017
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Scott Walker’s son joins Leah Vukmir’s U.S. Senate campaign

One Wisconsin Now has called on the state’s ethics commission to investigate Vukmir for possible violations in raising campaign money due to conflicts of interest.
Wisconsin Gazette
10/10/2017
Press Release

Shirts Promoting Scott Walker Foxconn Deal Foreign-Made

Wisconsin taxpayers are on the hook for billions of dollars as part of the largest state subsidy for a foreign corporation in history.
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One Wisconsin Now
10/09/2017
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Vukmir raises $250,000 in three weeks for U.S. Senate bid, critics cry foul

The liberal group One Wisconsin Now has asked the Wisconsin Ethics Commission to investigate Vukmir for possible violations in raising campaign money.
Wisconsin Gazette
10/09/2017
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Planned Parenthood opening new health center in Milwaukee

Planned Parenthood’s announcement is great news for women & families of Wisconsin who deserve confidential, nonjudgmental reproductive health care services.
Wisconsin Gazette
10/09/2017
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Supreme Court gerrymandering case: Wisconsin and beyond

Supreme Court gerrymandering case focusing on Wisconsin raises the issue of defending voting rights against voter suppression. Joy Reid and her panel discuss.
MSNBC
10/08/2017
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This time around, UW Regents let student speak (briefly) on free speech

One Wisconsin Now said the regents adopted the policy — which mirrors a bill passed by the Assembly in June — because the legislation had stalled in the Senate.
Capital Times
10/07/2017
Press Release

New Planned Parenthood Health Center Opening

Planned Parenthood’s announcement is great news for the women and families of Wisconsin. Congratulations, and thank you, Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin.
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One Wisconsin Institute
10/06/2017
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UW Regents Adopt Policy Based on Unconstitutional Legislation

The Regents have imposed a system wide policy codifying an ideological agenda and creating campus safe spaces for right-wing provocateurs.
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One Wisconsin Now
10/06/2017
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Wisconsin State Budget Could Have Been Passed Illegally

One Wisconsin Now has submitted evidence to law enforcement authorities, including the Dane County District Attorney.
Door County Pulse
10/06/2017
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UW Regents To Take Up Controversial Vote

The UW Board of Regents is poised to codify as policy the provisions of potentially unconstitutional legislation to restrict free speech on UW campuses.
WKOW-TV
10/06/2017
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UW students urge regents to protect student rights in campus free speech policy

One Wisconsin Now asserts that the regent policy is intended to codify and insert into law as administrative code the potentially unconstitutional legislation.
Capital Times
10/06/2017
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Quotes Of The Day To Enrage & Engage You

According to One Wisconsin Now, Walker also signed an executive order which implemented a policy provision from another bill authored by Kapenga.
WSAU-FM
10/05/2017