the Accountability Blog

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

  • The War On Voting Continues

    Another missile has been fired in the War On Voting. Rep. Sue Jeskewitz is once again trying to prevent Wisconsinites from exercising the most cherish right enjoyed by Americans: the right to...

    Cory Liebmann, 01/10/2008
  • Conservative Dreams of Quelling Turnout

    Today hearings are set on two of the latest attempts by conservatives in the state legislature to disenfranchise people that traditionally don’t vote for them.  The first is an attempt to repeal...

    Cory Liebmann, 01/09/2008
  • Pick Your President Wisconsin!

    One Wisconsin Now is asking Wisconsinites who their choice is in the presidential primaries as part of a multi-state online poll to give everyone the opportunity to ‘’ There are critical issues...

    Cory Liebmann, 01/09/2008
  • J.B. Won’t Save You Milwaukee

    Hey Milwaukee, do you remember J.B. Van Hollen’s bold promises, when he was a candidate, about fighting crime?  Apparently you can forget them all because he confessed in a recent story that he...

    Cory Liebmann, 01/08/2008
  • Editorial Gets It Right, News Department Should Follow

    Today the editorial board of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel completely nailed the issue of requiring voter IDs to vote.  The editorial was written in the context of a voter ID case scheduled...

    Cory Liebmann, 01/08/2008
  • Slap on the Wrist Is Not Enough

    Last week the judicial conduct panel recommended that Justice Annette Ziegler receive a public reprimand for her repeated violations of very clear ethics rules.  That light tap on the wrist seemed to...

    Cory Liebmann, 01/07/2008
  • The Bush Economy: Wheres the Good News?

    The Bush Administration has constantly claimed that its policies have ushered in a picture perfect economy. The obvious question has been, for whom? If the policies of this administration have been helpful...

    Cory Liebmann, 01/06/2008
  • A Blip Worthy of Punishment

    Today the Judicial Conduct Panel that heard the conflict of interest case against Justice Annette Ziegler recommended that she receive a public reprimand. That is the punishment that Ziegler and the Wisconsin...

    Cory Liebmann, 01/03/2008
  • Nominating Ryan for A Boondoggle Award

    In October Congressman Paul Ryan (R-Janesville) revealed his “Budget Boondoggle” awards.  At that time we drew attention to the hypocrisy of him preaching a message of sound budget policy.  We made this...

    Cory Liebmann, 01/02/2008
  • Resolutions for Every List

    While everyone is talking about New Year resolutions, it seems appropriate to suggest a few for Wisconsin progressives. Below are a few items that should make every list. Real Health Care Reform...

    Cory Liebmann, 01/02/2008
  • Two Studies: Numbers of Uninsured Rising

    Yet another pair of studies have been released showing that the numbers of the uninsured are rising all over the country. Take a look at a report on the studies HERE.

    Cory Liebmann, 10/19/2006
  • Dems Drafting Broad Health Care Agenda

    The New York Times is reporting that Washington Democrats have drafted a broad health care agenda to lower drug costs for older Americans, provide more money for children’s health insurance and expand...

    Cory Liebmann, 10/19/2006
  • Grothman Wants to Make It Easier to Fire Teachers

    This from the Wisconsin Radio network: Wisconsin school boards would have an easier time firing teachers if State Senator Glenn Grothman has his way. The West Bend Republican is drafting legislation to...

    Cory Liebmann, 10/19/2006