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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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Time’s Up, Scott Walker

Progressives Promote Positive Economic Agenda While Career Politician Walker Hasn’t Helped Families With Student Loan Debt, High Costs of Child Care.
One Wisconsin Now
08/16/2018
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State Lobby for Big Corporate Special Interests Starts Spending to Try to Save Scott Walker

The Same Gang That Tried to Win Election With Ad Outing Child Victim of Sex Assault Now Misleads on Record of Tony Evers.
One Wisconsin Now
08/16/2018
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Desperate Scott Walker Running on What He Didn’t Do

Scott Walker admitted he's losing so instead of running on his record, he's running on what he didn't do.
One Wisconsin Now
08/15/2018
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Scott Walker Failure Files Updated and Online

The Scott Walker Failure Files is One Wisconsin Now’s massive, online archive documenting the cronyism, corruption and incompetence that has marred Gov. Scott Walker's career
One Wisconsin Now
08/15/2018
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Momentum Continues for Wisconsin Progressives in Primary Election

It’s no wonder Scott Walker and the Republicans are desperate and running scared. Democrats and progressives are showing up to vote and winning elections.
One Wisconsin Now
08/14/2018
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Will Brad Schimel Fire Himself?

Attorney General Said He Terminated Employee for Violating Open Records Law, But Brad Schimel Himself Sought to Hide Records of Junket to Hate Group Conference.
One Wisconsin Now
08/13/2018
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Answer the Question, Scott Walker

Gov. Scott Walker has not responded directly when asked about his views on Trump’s boycott.
One Wisconsin Now
08/13/2018
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'The Only Thing Scott Walker Cares About Keeping Safe is His Own Job'

The former Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Corrections (DOC) has released a book detailing his experiences in the administration of Gov. Scott Walker.
One Wisconsin Now
08/10/2018
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Private School Voucher Backers Top $7.5 Million in Donations to Wisconsin Politicians

With state campaign finance reports in, school privatization backers have larded campaign accounts with $7.5 million in campaign contributions since 2008.
One Wisconsin Now
08/10/2018
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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.

Corrections election? Walker jumps on Dem plans to cut prison population

Wisconsin Radio Network
08/09/2018
Wisconsin Radio Network, 08/09/2018

Scott Walker’s Absolutely Awful Record on Corrections

WRRD-AM
08/08/2018
WRRD-AM, 08/08/2018

Walker: ‘There’s No Value’ To Visiting Wisconsin Prisons

Wisconsin Public Radio
08/07/2018
Wisconsin Public Radio, 08/07/2018

In gubernatorial election, Delavan-Darien a hot-button topic for Democrats

Janesville Gazette
08/05/2018
Janesville Gazette, 08/05/2018

Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel says DOJ is ‘studying’ 3D-printed guns

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
08/01/2018
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 08/01/2018

Tony Evers’ first ad promises to boost education; Gov. Scott Walker defends Foxconn deal

Associated Press
07/31/2018
Associated Press, 07/31/2018

Scott Walker promotes Foxconn in four new ads as two of his top Democratic challengers hit the airwaves

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
07/31/2018
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 07/31/2018

Walker donors nailing down more Foxconn contracts

the Political Environment
07/31/2018
the Political Environment, 07/31/2018

Rep. Dale Kooyenga pays back Wisconsin taxpayers $30,000 three months after he said he would

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
07/27/2018
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 07/27/2018

Poll finds Scott Walker job approval still among 10 worst in country

Wisconsin State Journal
07/26/2018
Wisconsin State Journal, 07/26/2018

Democratic Party of Wisconsin files ethics complaint against Brad Schimel

Capital Times
07/25/2018
Capital Times, 07/25/2018

Plain Talk: Republicans have choice between two screwballs for U.S. Senate

Capital Times
07/25/2018
Capital Times, 07/25/2018

Walker overshadows Dem guv field in ad spending

WisPolitics
07/25/2018
WisPolitics, 07/25/2018

Brad Schimel Soft on Crime?

Urban Milwaukee
07/20/2018
Urban Milwaukee, 07/20/2018

State Debate: Scott Walker’s photo with Russian spy has the bloggers talking

Capital Times
07/20/2018
Capital Times, 07/20/2018

“Here we go again.”

Isthmus
07/19/2018
Isthmus, 07/19/2018
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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