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One Wisconsin Now & the Institute staff begin every morning with an intense discussion about how we’re going to make and break news that day. With our aggressive, around-the-clock communications we’ve established ourselves as the leading voice on state and national issues.
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Groups Blast Failures of Scott Walker, GOP in Call for Progressive Voters to Vote

Predictions of a Democratic “blue wave” in the November election are pinned on the enthusiasm of progressives to vote.
One Wisconsin Now
10/17/2018
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Scott Walker Campaign Criticizes Tony Evers for Supporting Bigger Tax Break

Scott Walker is now criticizing Tony Evers for supporting a tax break for student loan borrowers and a common sense plan to help them refinance student loans.
One Wisconsin Now
10/17/2018
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Roger Roth Delivers for Foreign Corporation, Not Fox Valley Workers

Roger Roth has voted to send billions of state tax dollars to Southeastern Wisconsin to help billionaire ballclub owners and a foreign corporation.
One Wisconsin Now
10/16/2018
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NRA Has Spent $4.33 for Every K-12 Student in Wisconsin to Buy Scott Walker

No Group Has Been a Bigger Obstacle to Reform Than the NRA and No Politician Has Gotten More of Their Money Than Scott Walker.
One Wisconsin Now
10/16/2018
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Scott Walker’s Appalling 25-Year Record on Corrections and Prison Policy

Gov. Scott Walker Has Spent 25 Years Charting a Dangerous, Racist Course on Corrections Policy in the State of Wisconsin.
One Wisconsin Now
10/15/2018
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The NRA's $740,000 Mistake about Tony Evers

The NRA not only doesn’t know how to pronounce the name of the Democratic candidate, but also doesn’t know that Wisconsinites support common sense gun safety.
One Wisconsin Now
10/12/2018
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Roger Roth Touts Independent Voice, Votes Party Line

Roger Roth is claiming he is an “independent voice” in his state senate campaign television advertising. But Roth overwhelmingly voted the GOP party line.
One Wisconsin Now
10/11/2018
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Scott Walker is the NRA’s $4 Million Man

Scott Walker’s gun lobby pals are hitting the airwaves with a nearly $740,000 ad buy, pushing their support for his campaigns to $4.25 million since 2010.
One Wisconsin Now
10/11/2018
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One Wisconsin Now Reaction to WBA Board Chair-Elect's Resignation

Statement on the resignation announcement by the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association of board chair-elect Nancy Douglass.
One Wisconsin Now
10/10/2018
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In the News

Dozens of national television appearances, a regular spot on a weekly political talk show, and tens of thousands of media hits generated from our in-house research and communication programs.

Point Counterpoint: No one looks out for students like Sen. Tammy Baldwin

Badger Herald
10/16/2018
Badger Herald, 10/16/2018

NRA Campaign Ad Mispronounces Name of Walker Opponent Evers

Associated Press
10/12/2018
Associated Press, 10/12/2018

Broadcasting board member resigns after campaign ad controversy

WISC-TV
10/11/2018
WISC-TV, 10/11/2018

Will this woman flip the state Senate?

Isthmus
10/11/2018
Isthmus, 10/11/2018

Wisconsin Broadcasters Association chair-elect Nancy Douglass under fire

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
10/10/2018
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10/10/2018

Broadcasting Board Member Resigns After Campaign Ad

Associated Press
10/10/2018
Associated Press, 10/10/2018

Wisconsin Broadcasters Association chair-elect Nancy Douglass resigns amid criticism over attack ad targeting Randy Bryce as a ‘deadbeat’

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
10/10/2018
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10/10/2018

Kimberly-Clark lobbyist, wife gave Republicans $4k

Associated Press
10/09/2018
Associated Press, 10/09/2018

GOP lawmakers call extraordinary session on Foxconn-style aid package for paper giant Kimberly Clark

Wisconsin State Journal
10/03/2018
Wisconsin State Journal, 10/03/2018

Democratic candidates “road trip” mocks Walkers plane use

WKOW-TV
10/03/2018
WKOW-TV, 10/03/2018

Lawmakers To Vote After Election On $100M Tax Deal For Kimberly-Clark

Wisconsin Public Radio
10/02/2018
Wisconsin Public Radio, 10/02/2018

Evers, Barnes Mock Walker’s Flights During Livestream

Associated Press
10/02/2018
Associated Press, 10/02/2018

Voter fraud — what voter fraud? Studies contradict photo ID rationale

WisconsinWatch
09/30/2018
WisconsinWatch, 09/30/2018

Voter ID linked to lower turnout in Wisconsin, other states; students, people of color, elderly most affected

WisconsinWatch
09/30/2018
WisconsinWatch, 09/30/2018

‘It’s a terrible sisterhood’: Madison women share their stories while watching Kavanaugh hearing

Capital Times
09/28/2018
Capital Times, 09/28/2018

Brad Schimel did not seek jail time for 17-year-olds who assaulted younger teens in early 2000s

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
09/25/2018
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 09/25/2018
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State & National Profile

One Wisconsin Now & the Institute have established a national media profile, providing a leading voice in the media on both state and national issues.

Meet the Team

Our staff are experts in opposition and educational research, media communications, online campaigns. We are the progressive information hub for allied organizations and tens of thousands of activists across Wisconsin.

Scot Ross

Executive Director
Scot Ross
Scot Ross
Executive Director

Scot Ross has served as a communications director at various levels of state and federal government and on a variety of political campaigns. He also unsuccessfully challenged a 30-year incumbent Democrat for WI Secretary of State in 2006 and, consequently, now strongly believes in term limits.

The last decade, Scot Ross turned One Wisconsin Now from a 2,000-person email list into the most quoted progressive organization in Wisconsin with more than 100,000 online supporters. Ross is a frequent guest on MSNBC and One Wisconsin Now been quoted in every major publication in America.

Among his favorite moments at work: When Stephen Colbert made fun of Scott Walker for nine minutes based on the “Thanks again and Molotov” letter that One Wisconsin Now uncovered.

Ross’s philosophy on mobilizing voters: “You gotta turn ‘em on, if you want to turn ‘em out.” He also notes that the largest voting bloc in America are GenX/Millennial voters, who also carry 85 percent of the $1.5 trillion dollars, 44 million member-strong student loan debt demographic.

Mike Browne

Deputy Director
Mike Browne
Mike Browne
Deputy Director

Mike has been involved in progressive politics in Wisconsin for two decades – working for leadership in the Wisconsin Senate and Assembly, progressive political candidates and issue organizations at the state and local level.

Serving as the communications director for two Senate Democratic Leaders, including the leader of the “Wisconsin 14”, has given Mike extensive experience working with state and national media to deliver the progressive viewpoint on issues. His involvement as a top policy aide in the development of state budgets and other legislation has provided Mike with a broad understanding of state issues and the implications of policy initiatives.

Mike lives in Madison and has two children.

Analiese Eicher

Program Director
Analiese Eicher
Analiese Eicher
Program Director

Analiese is the program and development director at partner organizations One Wisconsin Now and One Wisconsin Institute where she primarily works on two programs: fighting the trillion dollar student loan debt crisis and protecting the right to vote.

Prior to joining One Wisconsin Now/Institute, Analiese served as the government relations director and chief lobbyist for United Council of UW Students and as District 5 Supervisor on the Dane County Board. She currently serves as the vice chair of the Emerge WI Board and as soccer coach to a great team of kids.

She is a proud UW-Madison Badger and lives in Sun Prairie, WI.

Cody Oliphant

Online Director
Cody Oliphant
Cody Oliphant
Online Director

Cody currently oversees online communications, web development, and graphic design at One Wisconsin Now & the Institute, having served previously as Deputy Research Director from 2009 to 2012.

As a student at a University of Wisconsin college, Cody was a reporter and editor of the student newspaper. In 2008, he graduated from UW-Madison with a degree in political science and began an internship at our organization. A lifelong resident of Wisconsin, Cody grew up in Viola, a small community in the Kickapoo Valley in the southwestern part of the state.

Cody and his family live in Cottage Grove with their cat, Pearl.

Joanna Beilman-Dulin

Research Director
Joanna Beilman-Dulin
Joanna Beilman-Dulin
Research Director

A west coast native, Joanna moved to Wisconsin to attend UW-Madison to study music performance. She quickly became involved in progressive politics and decided to devote her professional life to improving life and opportunities for her wider community.

Prior to working at One Wisconsin Now, Joanna worked in the Wisconsin State Legislature for eight years, during which she focused on policy analysis and research. She has also served as membership and finance director for the Democratic Party of Wisconsin and worked on several local and statewide campaigns.

Joanna is a proud graduate of UW Law School. During law school, she served in the Consumer Law Litigation Clinic, where she focused on cases and policy analysis related to payday lending, truth in lending, and the Wisconsin Consumer Act.

Joanna lives in Madison with her husband and two children.

Bill Stephen

Board President

Stephanie Bloomingdale

Vice President

David Sensenbrenner

Secretary / Treasurer

Pat Kreitlow

Board Member

John Grabel

Board Member

Sara Geenen

Board Member