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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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GOP Pushes Tax Giveaway Plan That Pays More for Fewer Jobs

It’s outrageous that Republicans in the legislature are trying to put state taxpayers on the hook for $100 million or more for a corporation.
One Wisconsin Now
11/14/2018
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Rep. Vos Selected to Lead Assembly Republican Caucus, Not State of Wisconsin

Robin Vos was not elected Governor. He does not have a mandate from the people of Wisconsin for his brand of extreme partisanship.
One Wisconsin Now
11/12/2018
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One Wisconsin Now Statements on Baraboo High School Nazi Salute Photo

Republicans leading Wisconsin state government have sat silently and refused to stand up to Trump and denounce his racism, xenophobia and sexism.
One Wisconsin Now
11/12/2018
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Wisconsin Turns Out and Early Votes at Record Levels for Midterm Elections

Wisconsin voters turned out in record numbers for the 2018 midterm election sending the clear message that voters vote, when given the opportunity to vote.
One Wisconsin Now
11/08/2018
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Robin Vos Strikes Foul Note With Suggestion for Power Play

Robin Vos hit a foul note suggesting just the opposite with a call for a right-wing power grab in a lame duck session, before Democrats take the offices.
One Wisconsin Now
11/08/2018
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One Wisconsin Now Congratulates Attorney General-Elect Josh Kaul

One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross released the following statements regarding the victory of Attorney General-Elect Josh Kaul.
One Wisconsin Now
11/07/2018
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One Wisconsin Now Congratulates Tony Evers, Mandela Barnes

Scott Walker will say and do anything to try and win an election, but the voters have spoken and Scott Walker must accept the will of the people.
One Wisconsin Now
11/07/2018
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One Wisconsin Now Joining State Media in Providing Election Night Analysis

One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross and Program Director Analiese Eicher will be providing election night analysis.
One Wisconsin Now
11/06/2018
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One Wisconsin Now Statements on the Passing of Our Friend, Phil Neuenfeldt

He was kind, warm and never without a broad smile for his friends. All our thoughts and love go out to Phil’s family, friends and colleagues.
One Wisconsin Now
11/05/2018
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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.

Foxconn-style subsidy for Kimberly-Clark up for hearing before legislative panel

Wisconsin State Journal
11/14/2018
Wisconsin State Journal, 11/14/2018

Wisconsin sees record participation at the ballot box for 2018 midterm elections

Milwaukee Independent
11/10/2018
Milwaukee Independent, 11/10/2018

33 Election Winners and Losers

Urban Milwaukee
11/08/2018
Urban Milwaukee, 11/08/2018

Protesters gather in reaction to Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ resignation

WMTV-TV
11/08/2018
WMTV-TV, 11/08/2018

Wisconsin Nice Beats the Politics of Hate and the Scott Walker Money Machine

Center for Media and Democracy
11/07/2018
Center for Media and Democracy, 11/07/2018

Former president of state AFL-CIO remembered as tireless advocate for workers

Wisconsin State Journal
11/06/2018
Wisconsin State Journal, 11/06/2018

Absolute Fraud’: After Billions in Taxpayer Subsidies Championed by Trump, Ryan, and Walker, Foxconn to Import Chinese Workers for Wisconsin Jobs

Common Dreams
11/06/2018
Common Dreams, 11/06/2018

Paul Ryan-Linked Super PAC Dominates Spending in Race to Choose His Replacement

Sludge
11/04/2018
Sludge, 11/04/2018

Louise Lyall: Brad Schimel fails women and victims

Capital Times
11/04/2018
Capital Times, 11/04/2018

Four pedophile ex-priests had their professional licenses granted under Gov. Scott Walker’s administration

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
11/02/2018
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 11/02/2018

Democrats accuse Brad Schimel of being lenient in prosecuting child sexual assault crimes

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
10/26/2018
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10/26/2018

Donald Trump turns focus to Wisconsin’s races for Senate, governor

Associated Press
10/25/2018
Associated Press, 10/25/2018

Scott Walker claims Tony Evers wants ‘special treatment for illegals’

Associated Press
10/24/2018
Associated Press, 10/24/2018

Devil’s Advocates Radio: October 23, 2018

WRRD-AM
10/23/2018
WRRD-AM, 10/23/2018

UNSPUN: October 19, 2018

WMTV-TV
10/19/2018
WMTV-TV, 10/19/2018

‘Scott-holes’ campaign counters Walker’s ads at the gas pump

Daily Reporter
10/17/2018
Daily Reporter, 10/17/2018
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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

John Grabel

Board Member

Pat Kreitlow

Board Member

Sara Geenen

Board Member