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Scott Walker and Brad Schimel Owe Wisconsin Answers

Scott Walker and Brad Schimel have let their partisan political loyalty trump common sense and decency time and again when it comes to Donald Trump.
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One Wisconsin Now
08/11/2017
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Foxconn Deal Will Put Wisconsin in Red for At Least 25 Years

“Even the best case, rosiest scenario shows Wisconsin taxpayers losing money on this deal for decades.”
Bloomberg
08/10/2017
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Businessman Gronik runs for Democratic nomination

“The only time when Scott Walker passes 50 percent is on Election Day,” Ross said. “He closes strong.”
Wisconsin Gazette
08/10/2017
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Foxconn Deal Flounders in State Legislature

Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed deal with Foxconn is floundering in the legislature following a devastating analysis from the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau.
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One Wisconsin Now
08/10/2017
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If ‘Ifs’ and ‘Buts’ Are Candies and Nuts We’ll Have Foxconn Deal Paid Off in 2043

Analysis of a deal proposed by Gov. Scott Walker to lure Foxconn to Wisconsin would, at best, be a net loser of revenue for nearly three decades.
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One Wisconsin Now
08/09/2017
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What Does the Foxconn CEO Say About His Employees?

ICYMI: Report Uncovers CEO of Manufacturer Being Wooed by Wisconsin Referred to Employees as ‘Animals’ and Solicited Management Advice From Zoo Director.
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One Wisconsin Now
08/04/2017
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Foxconn CEO compared workers to animals, had zoo director give...

"The Foxconn CEO’s animosity to workers and his corporation’s documented poor treatment of them is yet another red flag," Browne said in a statement."
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
08/03/2017
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One Wisconsin Now Testimony on Foxconn Subsidy Legislation

The provisions of August 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 1 embody, on their face, a bad deal. And the more we find out, the worse it gets.
Mike Browne
Mike Browne
08/03/2017
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Is Wisconsin offering to pay more than it will collect in taxes to land...

One Wisconsin Now Says Scott Walker "wants state taxpayers to dole out up to $250 million annually in incentives" to Foxconn "to lure a manufacturing plant"
PolitiFact
08/02/2017
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No Guarantees Wisconsin Taxes Won't Subsidize Illinois Jobs in Foxconn Deal

There’s nothing in this Foxconn deal to prevent Wisconsin taxpayers from paying for jobs that will go to people in Illinois or other states.
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One Wisconsin Now
08/02/2017
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Scott Walker Already Running Campaign Ads on Foxconn Proposal

Gov. Scott Walker has launched campaign ads to tout his proposal to send $3 billion in state tax dollars to Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn.
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One Wisconsin Now
08/01/2017
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Walker: Foxconn deal ‘super big’

One Wisconsin Now executive director Scot Ross bemoaned the company’s failure to follow through on promises made to other states.
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram
07/28/2017
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Scot Ross: Foxconn deal demands diligence

Gov. Scott Walker wants state taxpayers to dole out up to $250 million annually in incentives to Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn.
Wisconsin State Journal
07/28/2017
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Scott Walker tours Wisconsin by air to tout Foxconn agreement

"Gov. Walker has to some explaining to do to taxpayers in every corner of the state who will foot the bill for this deal on the Illinois border," said Scot Ross.
Associated Press
07/28/2017
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Diligence Required on Foxconn Job

Gov. Scott Walker wants state taxpayers to dole out up to $250 million annually in incentives to Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn.
Scot Ross
Scot Ross
07/28/2017
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Scott Walker Flies Around Wis. to Tell Locals How He’ll Send Their Money to Taiwan

The record shows Scott Walker’s and Foxconn’s records are equally atrocious on delivering for workers and taxpayers.
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One Wisconsin Now
07/28/2017
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Wisconsin governor calls special session to waive regulations for...

"Gov. Walker has to some explaining to do to taxpayers in every corner of the state who will foot the bill for this deal on the Illinois border," said Scot Ross, director of the liberal activist group One Wisconsin Now.
Associated Press
07/28/2017
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Foxconn subsidies could mean heavy borrowing for local municipalities

"Scott Walker promised us both 250,000 jobs and accountability when giving out tax breaks to businesses and I think we've gotten neither."
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
07/27/2017
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Trump’s Foxconn Wisconsin jobs deal doesn’t hold up under scrutiny

A little math as employed by Scott Ross at One Wisconsin Now suggests the state will spend $250 million to get $181 million in revenue.
People's World
07/27/2017
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Wisconsin Governor Dismisses Criticisms of Foxconn Deal

“Talk about the ‘art of the deal,’” Ross said in a statement. “The prospect this secret deal is the best thing for Wisconsin taxpayers is, to say the least, slim.
Bloomberg
07/27/2017
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Is Wisconsin Getting Conned With Trump, Walker Foxconn Deal?

‘Wisconsin Would Get $181 Million a Year in State and Local Tax Revenue, and We Only Have to Pay $250 Million a Year to Get It’
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One Wisconsin Now
07/26/2017
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Scot Ross: Will Wisconsin be conned by GOP Foxconn deal?

Wisconsin has a hard-working workforce and limitless potential if we believe and invest in ourselves. Or we can join a desperate race to the bottom.
Capital Times
07/26/2017
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Warped World View of Career Politician Gov. Scott Walker on Full Display

Scott Walker is trying to tell us he’s not a hypocrite for taking money from marijuana advocates at the same time he’s pushing drug testing people.
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One Wisconsin Now
07/21/2017
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Wisconsin Governor Accepts Pro-Weed Donations, Yet Pushes for Drug...

According to One Wisconsin Now, Walker’s policy represents exactly the kind of political hypocrisy that has kept cannabis illegal for so many decades.
Merry Jane
07/20/2017
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Walker Defends Accepting Pro-Marijuana Organization’s Donation To...

Mike Browne, the group’s deputy director, questioned why Walker would accept a donation from the pro-pot group.
Wisconsin Public Radio
07/20/2017
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Walker Called ‘Hypocrite’ For Accepting Marijuana Money

One Wisconsin Now called out the donation as hypocritical, citing Walker’s continued push for more drug testing for public benefits recipients.
Door County Pulse
07/20/2017
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UNSPUN: Tammy Baldwin and Scott Walker Fundraising Reports

Bill McCoshen with Capitol Consultants and Scot Ross with One Wisconsin Now, join NBC15's Leigh Mills to help Unspin the political headlines.
WMTV-TV
07/19/2017
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Call Out Scott Walker On His Hypocrisy

Taking campaign cash from a group that supports marijuana use at the same time as working to take services away from people if they use it is just wrong.
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One Wisconsin Now
07/19/2017
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Scott Walker Absent as Coalition of Govs Call for Common Sense in Health Care

Gov. Scott Walker was not among a bipartisan group of governors signing on to a letter opposing a reckless plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
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One Wisconsin Now
07/19/2017
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Wisconsinites Cry Foul: Walker Took NCIA Donation While Lobbying for...

One Wisconsin Now revealed the RGA accepted a donation from a cannabis trade group as Walker was lobbying to drug test the state’s Medicaid applicants.
Marijuana Industry News
07/19/2017
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Republican governors accepted funds from pro-pot group as Scott Walker...

The donation came on February 7, according to federal campaign finance reports from the RGA, and was publicized Tuesday by One Wisconsin Now.
Capital Times
07/18/2017
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Gov. Scott Walker on Drugs

Scott Walker, as head of the Republican Governor’s Association, accepted a major contribution from a marijuana industry trade group.
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One Wisconsin Now
07/18/2017
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Governor Walker called hypocrite for drug testing of welfare recipients...

"Scott Walker wants to drug test poor people simply because they're poor," said Ross. "While he takes money from the drug trade association."
WDJT-TV
07/18/2017
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Democrats say Gov. Scott Walker accepted donation from marijuana trade...

One Wisconsin Now said at a press conference that Walker, as chair of the RGA, received $25,000 from the National Cannabis Industry Association in February.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
07/18/2017
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Democrats flag Walker for ‘hypocrisy’ on drug testing issue

A charge of hypocrisy has been leveled by Wisconsin Democrats, over Governor Scott Walker‘s plans to drug test public assistance recipients.
Wisconsin Radio Network
07/18/2017
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Gov. Walker accepts donation from National Cannabis Industry...

On Tuesday, liberal group One Wisconsin Now, Sen. LaTonya Johnson (D-Milwaukee) and Rep. Jimmy Anderson (D-Monona) say Walker's plan makes him "a hypocrite."
WKOW-TV
07/18/2017
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Republican governors accepted funds from pro-pot group as Scott Walker...

The donation came on February 7, according to federal campaign finance reports from the Republican Governor’s Association, and was publicized Tuesday by One Wisconsin Now.
Capital Times
07/18/2017
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Dems Blast Walker As ‘Hypocrite’ For Accepting Marijuana...

On Tuesday, liberal group One Wisconsin Now called out the donation hypocritical, citing Walker’s continued push for more drug testing for public benefits recipients.
Wisconsin Public Radio
07/18/2017
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Report Suggests Wisconsin Voters Targeted by Collusion

We’re owed answers about these serious allegation about meddling with the election in Wisconsin from the governor of Wisconsin.
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One Wisconsin Now
07/13/2017
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Scott Walker Wraps Himself in Hypocrisy With Latest Fundraising Solicitation

If You Love American Democracy, What Scott Walker Has Done to Elections in Wisconsin Will Break Your Heart.
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One Wisconsin Now
07/12/2017
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Send Scott Walker Pictures of Roads in Disrepair

It’s often said a picture is worth a thousand words. So let’s tell Scott Walker we’ve had enough of his and send him pictures of our roads in disrepair.
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One Wisconsin Now
07/11/2017
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Scott Walker Violated Own Ethics Pledge by $15 Million

As a candidate, Scott Walker pledged and promised to not raise money as governor from the January introduction of the budget until it would be signed into law.
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One Wisconsin Now
07/11/2017
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Liberals, states push back on Trump commission’s request for...

In Wisconsin, liberals were quick to pounce. One Wisconsin Now called on Gov. Scott Walker to, in their words, protect Wisconsin voters' privacy from Donald Trump.
Rhinelander Daily News
07/06/2017
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Scott Walker Standing By Instead of Standing Up

As outrage over Donald Trump's gang's request for personal voting information spreads, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker continues to dodge the issue.
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One Wisconsin Now
07/05/2017
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One Wisconsin Now Calls on Gov. Scott Walker to Protect Voters' Privacy

“There is no way Donald Trump and his cabal can be trusted with one single voter’s sensitive, personal information.”
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One Wisconsin Now
06/30/2017
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Jenni Dye: Scott Walker’s weakness leaves Republicans wrangling...

What leadership has Gov. Walker shown to rise above the infighting and repudiation of major sections of his budget by fellow Republicans? None.
Capital Times
06/14/2017
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Worst Governor on Student Loan Debt to Host Owner of Scam University

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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Scott Walker says people outside Washington like Donald Trump

“Scott Walker is all in for Trump because he wants every dime he can raise from Trump,” said Scot Ross, director of the liberal group One Wisconsin Now.
Associated Press
06/13/2017
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