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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.
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
Nearly 82 percent of students in the statewide expansion of the program in the 2019-20 school year attended a private school in the previous school year.
One Wisconsin Now
10/17/2019
The right wing in Wisconsin has a long and shameful record of manipulating the rules on voting for their own advantage.
One Wisconsin Institute
10/16/2019

The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents today advanced a proposed administrative rule restricting free speech on campuses.
One Wisconsin Institute
10/11/2019
The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents is poised to push forward with a controversial plan to limit campus speech.
One Wisconsin Institute
10/08/2019
The more college debt that students incur, the less likely they are to choose to work in a lower-wage profession such as teaching.
One Wisconsin Now
10/01/2019

The memo shows yet again how borrowers caught in the $1.6 trillion student debt crisis have been treated unfairly by the system.
One Wisconsin Now
09/26/2019
Wisconsin remains in the top ten states in the nation for the percentage of graduates with student loan debt.
One Wisconsin Now
09/19/2019
Wisconsin schools are seeing the fallout from the teacher exodus and shortage of college students pursuing a career in education.
One Wisconsin Now
09/18/2019


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.

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

We believe the timing of this current legal action is suspicious because it’s happening in the lead up to the spring elections.

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."

Analiese Eicher said this was an attempt to "bully the Elections Commission into a backdoor voter roll purge."

Analiese Eicher said the proposed policy is unnecessary because of a lack of incidents involving disruptions of speech on UW campuses.

This current (group) of Republicans has a pattern of behavior of making bad financial and fiscal decisions for political reasons.

One Wisconsin Now, a left-leaning non-profit in the state, conducted the investigation into state records that found this information.

One Wisconsin Institute opposed the rules because they believe they're vague and could be selectively enforced.

The majority — including the One Wisconsin Institute — opposed or called for revisions to the change.

Comments in opposition of the proposed punishments for students disrupting campus speakers [included] One Wisconsin Now.

State officials agreed to pay for One Wisconsin Now's legal bills after a judge determined they violated the group's rights.

Badger State liberals did see a win in another federal lawsuit brought by One Wisconsin Institute.

We talk the U.S. Houses impeachment inquiry against President Trump, and the special election in Wisconsin for the 7th District.

Meanwhile, Analiese Eicher, executive director with the progressive group One Wisconsin Now, praised Evers’ order.

Analiese Eicher... said Fitzgerald's entry into the congressional race will mean that he will neglect the job he was elected to do.

The idea of a direct state grant of $500,000 to Choose Life Wisconsin is questioned by Analiese Eicher of One Wisconsin Now.


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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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