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One Wisconsin Now

Fighting to Restore Progressive Values to Public Policy in Wisconsin

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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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Senate Republican Leader Schedules More Fundraisers for His Campaign for Higher Office Than State Senate Sessions.

One Wisconsin Now
11/15/2019
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Press Release

Right-wing supporters of Dan Kelly are going to court to try to purge registered Wisconsinites from poll lists.

One Wisconsin Institute
11/13/2019
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Dan Kelly went to great lengths to interpret the law as he wished it to be to reach the conclusion he wanted

One Wisconsin Now
11/07/2019
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A bipartisan package of bills to help address homelessness and common sense gun safety legislation is being pushed aside today by Senate Leader Scott Fitzgerald.

One Wisconsin Now
11/05/2019
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After briefly dodging reporters’ questions, U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson has put himself back in the middle of Donald Trump’s ethical morass.

One Wisconsin Now
11/01/2019
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Robin Vos acknowledged climate change “probably” exists but, despite overwhelming peer reviewed scientific evidence of human impact, he has “no idea why it is occurring.”

One Wisconsin Now
10/31/2019
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Ron Johnson has bumbled his way into the center of an impeachment investigation and looks very much like one of Donald Trump’s men in Ukraine.

Mike Browne
10/29/2019
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Dan Kelly's record on the court shows he’s instead seen the law as his campaign donors wish it to be.

One Wisconsin Now
10/29/2019
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The right wing in Wisconsin is going to pull out all the stops to keep Dan Kelly around like trying to bully a commission into a pre-election voter roll purge.

One Wisconsin Now
10/18/2019

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.

  • Conservative Group’s Lawsuit Seeks Purge of State Voter Rolls

    One Wisconsin Now Institute said the suit is a tactic utilized around the country by conservatives seeking to manipulate the rules on voting.

    Wisconsin Radio Network, 11/13/2019
  • Conservative Group Filing Lawsuit Against State Elections Commission’s Voter Eligibility Policy

    [One Wisconsin Institute] said WILL's suit is an attempt to manipulate the rules to give conservative-backed Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Dan Kelly.

    Wisconsin State Journal, 11/13/2019
  • NYU Students Don’t Know If the Degree Is Worth the Debt

    A study by One Wisconsin Institute reports that it takes an average of 21.1 years to pay back the student loan debt accumulated from earning a bachelor’s degree.

    Washington Square Times, 11/11/2019
  • ‘Shhh! It’s a Secret…’

    One Wisconsin Now, which sued lawmakers including Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) and Rep. John Nygren (R-Marinette).

    Urban Milwaukee, 11/02/2019
  • Paul Ryan’s New Foundation Keeps Him in the Spotlight

    “It’s definitely a vehicle that keeps Paul Ryan in the national conversation,” says Mike Browne of the left-leaning One Wisconsin Now.

    Wisconsin Examiner, 10/31/2019
  • The Return of Paul Ryan

    “It’s definitely a vehicle that keeps Paul Ryan in the national conversation,” says Mike Browne of the left-leaning One Wisconsin Now.

    Urban Milwaukee, 10/31/2019
  • Mike Browne: Donald Trump’s Man in Ukraine

    Sen. Ron Johnson has bumbled his way into center of impeachment investigation.

    Urban Milwaukee, 10/29/2019
  • Ray Cross to Retire After Five Years Leading UW System, 42 Years in Higher Education

    One Wisconsin Now ... said Friday that Cross was "leaving behind a legacy of enabling and appeasing the right-wing legislature."

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10/25/2019
  • UW System President Announces Retirement

    One Wisconsin Now tweeted Friday that Cross is "leaving behind a legacy of enabling and appeasing the right-wing legislature that was so intent on dismantling the UW System."

    WUWM-FM, 10/25/2019
  • Wisconsin Graduates Seventh for Debt

    “This is not a sustainable state of affairs. We need reform and we need it now,” Analiese Eicher said in a press release.

    Advance Titan, 10/23/2019
  • Voucher Programs Expand, Creating Debates About Public School Funding

    “A closer look at the data shows many of the students receiving vouchers aren’t changing from a public to a private school, they were already attending private school.”

    Daily Cardinal, 10/21/2019
  • Wisconsin Supreme Court to Hear Lame-Duck Arguments

    One Wisconsin [Institute] won a victory in January, convincing U.S. District Judge James Peterson to block the early-voting restrictions.

    Associated Press, 10/20/2019
  • Private School Vouchers Cost $350 Million

    A closer look reveals that most of the private-school students who make up that 81% were already in the voucher program last year.

    Urban Milwaukee, 10/18/2019
  • A Complaint Says 234,000 Voters in Wisconsin Should Be Purged From Voter Rolls Before 2020 Presidential Primary

    Analiese Eicher told CNN the recent complaint against the Wisconsin Elections Commission could negatively affect demographics groups that tend to vote Democrat.

    CNN, 10/17/2019
  • Group Seeks to Remove Thousands From Wisconsin’s Voter Rolls Because They Are Believed to Have Moved

    Analiese Eicher, executive director of the liberal One Wisconsin Now, accused the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty of trying to give Republicans an advantage in next year's elections with a "back-door voter roll purge."

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10/16/2019
  • Wisconsin Elections Commission Faces Complaint

    Mike Browne, Deputy Director at One Wisconsin Institute, explains the ERIC process.

    WORT-FM, 10/16/2019

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

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

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

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

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