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One Wisconsin Now

Join Our Fight to Restore Progressive Values to Public Policy in Wisconsin


Our Work

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.
Key findings include a majority of voters trust Gov. Evers and Democrats versus Republicans on education issues.
One Wisconsin Now
06/24/2019
An investigative report by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel exposes the self dealing ways of Assembly Speaker Robin Vos.
One Wisconsin Now
06/14/2019
In this budget, the GOP protected state tax loopholes for big business benefactors, and the rest of us are the ones paying for it.
One Wisconsin Now
06/13/2019

On this day in 1919, Wisconsin was the first state to ratify the 19th Amendment to give women the right to vote.
One Wisconsin Institute
06/10/2019
How far are Republican legislative leaders willing to go to avoid working with Gov. Tony Evers and Democrats to pass a state budget?
One Wisconsin Now
06/07/2019
When It Comes to Lawyers for Himself, Robin Vos Spares No Taxpayer-Funded Expense.
One Wisconsin Now
06/05/2019

Republicans in control of the state Senate are poised to intervene in health care decisions being made by Wisconsin women.
One Wisconsin Now
06/05/2019
Nearly two-thirds of graduates in 2017 left college in Wisconsin not just with a degree but also an average debt of nearly $30,000.
Analiese Eicher
05/31/2019
At no point in his career has Dan Kelly has shown the ability or the inclination to be anything other than a right-wing partisan.
One Wisconsin Now
05/28/2019


In the News

Our earned media success includes 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.

The original case the lame-duck grievance was filed under is still awaiting a decision by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago.

Analiese Eicher & Bill McCoshen weigh in on the governor’s powers and what he might line-item veto.

Earlier this year, a federal judge also sided with One Wisconsin Now after being blocked by three state assembly Republicans.

Executive Director Analiese Eicher of One Wisconsin Now said the proposal was a test to see how Republicans might vote on it.

[One Wisconsin Institute] challenged the early-voting restrictions in federal court in December.

Scott Walker couldn't get enough people to pay to cruise Alaska with him when he actually had power and influence.

In the second federal lawsuit filed by One Wisconsin Institute... [James Peterson] blocked early-voting limits.

There is no debating that $1.5 trillion in student loan debt is a national economic crisis.

One Wisconsin Institute even estimates the average length of repayment at a little over 21 years.

"Dan Kelly is as right wing as you get," said Joanna Beilman-Dulin, research director for the liberal group One Wisconsin Now.

Meanwhile, One Wisconsin Now Research Director Joanna Beilman-Dulin slammed Kelly for being "as right-wing as you get."

Joanna Beilman-Dulin ... said [Dan Kelly's] experience is rooted in Republican politics, which shouldn't be on the court.

One Wisconsin Institute found that the average length of repayment for student debt borrowers is 21.1 years.

Republicans are suggesting less additional funding for K-12 schools, as part of their discussion on Governor Tony Evers' Budget

According to a study from One Wisconsin Institute, it takes an average of 19.7 years to pay off a 4-year degree.

Taxpayers likely will have to pick up the legal fees of a liberal group that sued Republican lawmakers for blocking it on Twitter.


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Meet the Team

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

Analiese Eicher

Executive Director

Analiese is the executive director at partner organizations One Wisconsin Now and One Wisconsin Institute. As program director, 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, 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.


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.


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.


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.


Bill Stephen

Board President

Stephanie Bloomingdale

Vice President

David Sensenbrenner

Secretary / Treasurer

Pat Kreitlow

Board Member

John Grabel

Board Member

Sara Geenen

Board Member

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