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August 11, 2017

Foxconn Amendment Keeps Floodgates Open for Wisconsin to Pay $3 Billion to Hire Illinois Workers

MADISON, Wis. — One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross released the following statements in response to Assembly Republicans’ latest version of a $3 billion taxpayer handout to a foreign corporation. Assembly Republicans announced they will hold a committee vote Monday on what would be the largest handout to a foreign company by a state in American history.

“Thanks to Scott Walker and the Assembly Republicans, Wisconsin taxpayers are about to get a $3 billion case of the Mondays and at least a 25-year financial hangover.

“Scott Walker’s been a politician for his entire adult life and he knows that any answer other than ‘yes’ is ‘no.’ Does it guarantee Wisconsin tax dollars only go to support Wisconsin jobs? It does not, in any way, shape or form.”

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One Wisconsin Now is a statewide communications network specializing in effective earned media and online organizing to advance progressive leadership and values.

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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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02/19/2018
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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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02/19/2018
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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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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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02/16/2018
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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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02/15/2018
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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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02/15/2018
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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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02/14/2018
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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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02/14/2018