the Accountability Blog

An Archive of Press Releases, Earned Media, Reports, Columns, Testimony, and Posts from One Wisconsin Now & One Wisconsin Institute

  • Supreme Court Justice Dan Kelly Renting Office Space at State GOP Headquarters

    Dan Kelly is showing his partisanship on the campaign trail, right down to sharing an address with the Republican Party of Wisconsin.

    Wisconsin State Journal, 12/12/2019
  • Return to Sender: Dan Kelly’s State Court Campaign Lists Same Address As Republican Party of Wisconsin

    Dan Kelly’s partisanship is on full display as his campaign lists the Republican Party of Wisconsin as the return address for the nomination papers.

    One Wisconsin Now, 12/11/2019
  • Mischief Likely to Result From GOP Guidance on Voter Roll Purge

    Inviting the meddling of Robin Vos and Scott Fitzgerald means more electoral mischief, not solutions.

    Wisconsin Examiner, 12/06/2019
  • UNSPUN: Impeachment, School Shootings and More

    We are unspinning the political headlines with our analysts Analiese Eicher, executive director of One Wisconsin Now.

    WMTV-TV, 12/04/2019
  • Capital City Sunday: Analiese Eicher & Bill McCoshen, Governor Scott Walker

    Analiese Eicher, Executive Director of One Wisconsin Now and Bill McCoshen, Republican strategist discuss the change of pace compared to other administrations.

    WKOW-TV, 12/01/2019
  • Bloomberg’s Presidential Race Quickly Outspending Opponents by a Landslide

    “He has the money to get in this late,” said Eicher, “but what he’ll need to be doing is proving just why he is the candidate.”

    WKOW-TV, 11/27/2019
  • Village of Waterford May Have Violated 1st Amendment by Blocking Citizen on Facebook

    A federal judge ruled in January that Vos... violated the First Amendment when they blocked liberal group One Wisconsin Now.

    Racine Journal Times, 11/24/2019
  • Plain Talk: Nygren Attacking Evers on Openness Is the Pot Calling the Kettle Black

    And, let's not forget Nygren's role in blocking the liberal group One Wisconsin Now from following him on Twitter.

    Capital Times, 11/22/2019
  • Report: Union Decline Leveling Off in Wisconsin; Remaining Unions Seem Resilient

    “Because of Act 10, being in a union still means something, but it also completely obliterated collective bargaining,” said Analiese Eicher.

    Wisconsin State Journal, 11/21/2019
  • Group Files Federal Lawsuit Against Wisconsin Student Voter ID Laws

    A state-based advocacy group filed a similar federal lawsuit challenging requirements for student IDs earlier this year.

    Wisconsin Public Radio, 11/20/2019
  • A Simple Choice For Dan Kelly: Fair Elections or Voter Roll Purges

    The case is being brought by the Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty (WILL), with whom Dan Kelly has been closely associated.

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/19/2019
  • Scott Fitzgerald Cruising to Congress After a Streak of Conservative Victories

    “He has completely broken tradition and political norms,” said Analiese Eicher, executive director of the liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now.

    Wisconsin State Journal, 11/18/2019
  • Scott Fitzgerald’s Fundraising Follies

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

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/15/2019
  • Wisconsin Elections Board Sued to Enforce Voter-Roll Purges

    Reacting to WILL’s lawsuit Wednesday, liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now condemned the suit.

    Courthouse News Service, 11/14/2019
  • 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
  • Right-Wing Supporters of Dan Kelly Go to Court to Tip Electoral Scales in His Favor

    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
  • 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
  • Throwback Thursday: Dan Kelly Applied State Gun Laws As He Wished Them to Be

    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
  • State Senate Shame: GOP Leader Puts Petty Score Settling Over State Business

    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
  • ‘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
  • Sen. Ron Johnson Continues Impeachment Bumbling

    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
  • 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
  • Robin Vos Definitely Not Helping Address Climate Change Crisis He Thinks Might Exist

    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
  • Donald Trump’s Man in Ukraine

    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
  • 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
  • Dan Kelly: Applying the Law As His Campaign Contributors Wish It To Be

    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
  • 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
  • Right Wing Ramps Up to Elect Their Man on State Supreme Court With Voter Roll Purge Push

    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
  • 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
  • Over 81 Percent of Students Snagging Taxpayer-Funded Private School Vouchers in Statewide Program This School Year Attended A Private School Last Year

    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
  • 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
  • Complaint Could Make Up to 234K Wisconsin Voters Ineligible

    Analiese Eicher, director of the liberal group One Wisconsin Institute said this was an attempt to "bully the Elections Commission into a backdoor voter roll purge."

    Associated Press, 10/16/2019
  • Right Wing Launches Campaign to Bully Wisconsin Elections Commission Into Voter Roll Purge

    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
  • Regents Move Forward on Free Speech Bill

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

    Advance Titan, 10/16/2019
  • Wisconsin Ranks Among Bottom of States in Securing Federal Funds

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

    Wisconsin State Journal, 10/14/2019
  • Scott Walker Slammed for Tweet Mocking AOC’s Expensive Haircut When He Spent Thousands on Flights

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

    Newsweek, 10/13/2019
  • Board of Regents Picks Pandering to Right-Wing Politicians Over Protecting Students

    The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents today advanced a proposed administrative rule restricting free speech on campuses.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 10/11/2019
  • Evers Intends to Block UW Regents Plan to Punish Students Who Disrupt Free Speech

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

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10/11/2019
  • UW Regents Vote Could Mandate Student Penalties for Free Speech Disruptions

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

    Capital Times, 10/10/2019
  • UW Board Of Regents To Vote On Proposed Punishments For Students Disrupting Free Speech

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

    Wisconsin Public Radio, 10/08/2019