Confronting the 21st Century’s Third Rail of Economic Politics

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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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Solutions for student loan debt remain unrealized, not because they are unreachable, but because the governor and the Republicans aren’t listening and aren’t trying.
Capital Times
10/05/2017
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“Not only is there an uncertainty about whether or not this program is going to happen, but there’s still an uncertainty about how this works,” said Analiese Eicher.
MarketWatch
09/29/2017
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We also need student debt forgiveness. Here’s a shout-out to Scot Ross at One Wisconsin Now for bringing the issue of student debt to the fore.
Capital Times
09/29/2017
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Today marks the one year anniversary of Gov. Scott Walker advising Wisconsin borrowers to “call a bank”.
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One Wisconsin Now
09/27/2017
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Poll conducted by One Wisconsin [Institute] showed broad bipartisan support for student loan payment reform despite failure to pass such legislation in Wisconsin
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09/26/2017
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Today, Gov. Scott Walker, on the two year anniversary of the suspension of his 71-day run for President, signed the 76-day late 2017 state budget into law.
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One Wisconsin Now
09/21/2017
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Nationally, Wisconsin places sixth for percentage of graduates with debt and seventeenth highest for the average amount of debt.
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One Wisconsin Now
09/20/2017
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In broad daylight they voted to stick it to the hardworking Wisconsin student loan borrowers who took on the personal responsibility to pay for their education.
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One Wisconsin Now
09/15/2017
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Private jets, private schools and private equity fund managers win, the vast majority of Wisconsinites, especially student loan borrowers, lose.
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09/13/2017
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Bryan Kelly talks with Analiese about reforms to help student loan borrowers refinance their debt.
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09/12/2017
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A poll of Wisconsin voters commissioned by One Wisconsin Institute found nearly two-thirds of poll participants would favor a student loan refinancing program.
The Student Loan Report
09/12/2017
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The poll, commissioned by the liberal policy group One Wisconsin Now and conducted by Public Policy Polling, shows just 31 percent of voters are against such a plan.
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09/11/2017
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Results of a new poll commissioned by One Wisconsin Institute finds broad support for reforms to help student loan borrowers.
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09/11/2017
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Leading student debt advocates have joined together to mobilize support for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program with online resources at ProtectPSLF.org.
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08/16/2017
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One Wisconsin Institute, found that people with student loan debt are far more likely to rent versus own a home.
The Progressive
08/07/2017
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The Donald Trump Administration is getting it completely wrong, protecting predatory for profit colleges instead of hard working students and taxpayers.
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One Wisconsin Now
07/14/2017
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While Attorneys General across the country continue to take actions to protect the rights of student loan borrowers, Brad Schimel continues to do nothing.
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One Wisconsin Now
07/07/2017
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A study from the OneWisconsin Institute finds that it takes graduates of Wisconsin universities 19.7 years to pay off a bachelor's degree.
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07/03/2017
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Scott Walker and Donald Trump may be a perfect match, but over 43 million Americans with student debt deserve better than the policies of this duo.
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One Wisconsin Now
06/13/2017
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A survey by the One Wisconsin Institute found the average amount of time needed to repay a loan for a bachelor’s degree was about 21 years.
GoodCall
06/06/2017
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There's no excuse for failing to act when presented with common-sense solutions to the economic crisis of student loan debt.
Capital Times
05/31/2017
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Cost of Republicans' own schooling may explain ignorance of student loan debt crisis, but it doesn’t excuse their refusal to help.
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05/26/2017
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Trump has shown the 43 million Americans who owe $1.4 trillion in student debt that he does not care about them.
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05/24/2017
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We’re asking you to call, write or email your state legislators and urge them to support this common sense plan and include it in the state budget.
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05/23/2017
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Amendment to Allow Student Loan Borrowers to Refinance, Just Like You Can With a Mortgage, Would Put State on Road to Reform.
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One Wisconsin Now
05/23/2017
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Scott Walker’s latest scheme would undermine protections for Wisconsinites from predatory for-profit colleges at a time when it is needed more than ever.
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05/17/2017
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Gov. Scott Walker’s Wisconsin Republican Party gathers for their convention this weekend, at the same time students graduate from UW schools across the state.
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05/12/2017
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A study by One Wisconsin Institute revealed that on average, a graduate with a bachelor's degree will take 21 years to repay their student loans.
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05/07/2017
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The bad news is if our leaders continue to fail to act, we’ll be facing $2 trillion day soon.
La Crosse Tribune
05/03/2017
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The 43 million-plus student loan borrowers in the U.S. look to be in line for another attack from Donald Trump, according to the one page tax “plan” released.
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04/27/2017
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According to the latest estimates, over 43 million Americans now owe $1.4 trillion, making student loans the second largest consumer debt in the nation.
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04/25/2017
Take Action!

Take a moment to call, email to write your elected officials and tell them to commemorate $1 trillion day by supporting real reform for student loan borrowers.
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04/25/2017
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One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross noted that missing from the effort to protect student loan borrowers is Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel.
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04/24/2017
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Donald Trump is visiting Kenosha today and U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, Gov. Scott Walker and State Assembly Speaker Robin Vos will be standing alongside him on stage.
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04/18/2017
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Contact your Senators and Representative. Tell them to protect student loan borrowers and oppose Trump and his administration’s repeal of consumer protections.
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04/18/2017
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The standard repayment plan is not nearly enough according to research done by One Wisconsin Institute.
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04/12/2017
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The gender pay gap highlighted today also means greater student loan debt burdens for women as a percentage of their income and longer repayment terms.
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One Wisconsin Now
04/04/2017
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Gov. Scott Walker’s tuition bill has left students deeper in debt. As a legislator, he voted for budgets that increased tuition by over 50 percent.
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03/30/2017
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Allowing them to refinance their student loans, just like you can with a mortgage, is a common sense solution to deliver real relief for Wisconsin borrowers.
Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune
03/22/2017
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"In addition to your principle... and the interest that you're being charged... you're also then getting charged an interest, another rate on top of that for defaulting."
WQOW-TV
03/21/2017
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The act would help hundreds of thousands of borrowers in Wisconsin refinance their student loans, according to One Wisconsin Now executive director Scot Ross.
Daily Cardinal
03/21/2017
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One Wisconsin Now said allowing students to refinance their loans in a system that’s “rigged against them” gives them a “shot at their piece of the American Dream.”
Badger Herald
03/21/2017
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"In addition to your principle... and the interest that you're being charged... you're also then getting charged an interest, another rate on top of that for defaulting."
WKOW-TV
03/20/2017
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In good news for Wisconsin student loan borrowers, state legislative Democrats have again officially introduced the Higher Ed, Lower Debt Act.
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One Wisconsin Now
03/09/2017
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“While other states are stepping up to protect students, Walker has a different idea,” said Analiese Eicher, program director for One Wisconsin Now.
Wisconsin State Journal
02/10/2017
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Scott Walker’s proposal to eliminate EAB after that federal regulatory action drew criticism from the progressive advocacy group One Wisconsin Now.
Capital Times
02/09/2017
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Scott Walker's Unsuccessful 2015 Effort to Nix State Authority Regulating For Profit Colleges in Wisconsin Since 1944 Makes Return Appearance in 2017.
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02/09/2017
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