the Accountability Blog

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

  • 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
  • Free Speech Crackdown on Agenda for University of Wisconsin Board of Regents Meeting

    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
  • Top Republican Signals He Won’t Cover Legal Bills in Twitter Case

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

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10/02/2019
  • Crises Collide: Low Teacher Pay Intensifies Student Loan Debt Crisis for Educators

    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
  • Federal Judge Deals Wisconsin Democrats Defeat in Lame-Duck Law Fight

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

    Courthouse News Service, 09/30/2019
  • Unsealed Memo Exposes Student Loan Servicer Navient Pushing Payment Plans Driving Borrowers Deeper Into Debt

    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
  • UNSPUN: September 29, 2019

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

    WMTV-TV, 09/25/2019
  • Tony Evers Announces Jan. 27 Special Election for 7th Congressional District Seat

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

    Wisconsin State Journal, 09/24/2019
  • Student Loan Debt in Wisconsin Continues to Outpace National Average, According to Latest Research

    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
  • Republican Fitzgerald Running for Congress in Wisconsin

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

    Associated Press, 09/18/2019
  • State of Staffing K-12 Public Schools: Help Wanted

    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
  • Lawyer/Lobbyist Hired by Republicans Bows Out of Opioid Settlement Discussions

    Lawyer/Lobbyist Hired by Republicans Bows Out of Opioid Settlement Discussions.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/17/2019
  • But Wait, There’s More. Lawyer/Lobbyist Hired by Joint Committee on Finance Previously Defended GOP Legislators in Open Records Case

    The lawyer/lobbyist hired by Joint Committee on Finance previously defended GOP legislators in open records case.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/13/2019
  • Conflicts of Interest Abound As Wisconsin Republicans Play Politics With State Settling Lawsuits

    We face the possibility of losing out on billions from holding the opioid manufacturers liable because of the mess Republicans made.,

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/12/2019
  • Seven Stops Not on Tom Tiffany’s Congressional Announcement Tour

    One Wisconsin Now offered seven more stops that should be, but aren’t, on Tom Tiffany’s introductory tour

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/10/2019
  • State Helps Fund Murky Pro-Life Group

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

    Urban Milwaukee, 09/10/2019
  • Right-Wing Legislators Propose Spending $500,000 a Year on Misinformation Campaign Targeting Wisconsin Women

    A bill proposed by two Republican legislators would require state taxpayers to give $500,000 a year to fake women’s health centers.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 09/06/2019
  • From Vienna, Robin Vos Vows to Obstruct the People’s Business

    While vacationing in historic Vienna, Austria, Robin Vos took time out from sightseeing to vow to oppose Gov. Tony Evers’ agenda.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/05/2019
  • Right-Wing Legislators Who Want to Outlaw Abortion and Birth Control Now Targeting Science

    Right-wing legislators who support amending the state constitution to outlaw birth control are targeting science with a new proposal.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 09/05/2019
  • Questions Swirl Around State Budget Committee Republicans’ Hiring of Lawyer/Lobbyist at Taxpayer Expense

    Questions continue to swirl around the Republican co-chairs of the state budget committee hiring a lawyer at state taxpayer expense.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/04/2019
  • Analiese Eicher: Teachers Are in Short Supply As Children Head Back to School

    Wisconsin public schools are more challenged than ever to have ... good teachers in every classroom.

    Capital Times, 09/03/2019
  • BustED Pencils: Free Speech on Campus

    BustEd Pencils is LIVE Tuesdays from 7-8 PM. Special Guests Analiese Eicher and Bill Lueders.

    BustED Pencils, 09/03/2019
  • Teachers in Short Supply As Children Head Back to School

    The back to school assignment for the state Legislature as they return for their fall session is to work to stem the teacher shortage.

    Superior Telegram, 08/29/2019
  • Republicans Reject Attorney General Effort to Comply With Law They Passed

    GOP legislators agreed to confidentiality when leaders rigged district lines, now reject effort to comply with law they passed.

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/28/2019
  • Wisconsin Is Needlessly Policing Free Speech

    One Wisconsin Now says passing the current rules as administrative rules would make them ... harder to change.

    the Progressive, 08/27/2019
  • About Those UW Free Speech Violations

    One Wisconsin Now says passing the current rules as administrative rules would make them ... harder to change.

    Urban Milwaukee, 08/27/2019
  • One Wisconsin Institute Opposes UW Board of Regents Latest Move to Restrict Campus Free Speech

    The UW Board of Regents seems more interested in attempting to appease right-wing politicians than protecting the rights of students.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 08/20/2019
  • GOP Twitter Block Will Cost Wisconsin Taxpayers $200,000

    A federal judge ruled [that] Robin Vos and Rep. John Nygren, both Republicans, had infringed on the group's First Amendment rights.

    Wisconsin State Journal, 08/17/2019
  • Twenty-Five Wisconsin Republicans Share the Views of Rep. Steve King

    Steve King is the subject of national condemnation for a rant explaining opposition to rape and incest exceptions to abortion bans.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 08/16/2019
  • Wisconsin Taxpayers To Pay $200K For Liberal Group’s Attorneys

    Attorneys for a liberal group will be paid $200,000 by taxpayers because Republican state lawmakers blocked the group on Twitter.

    Associated Press, 08/16/2019
  • Taxpayers to Give Up $200,000 Because Republican Lawmakers Blocked a Liberal Group on Twitter

    Wisconsin taxpayers will hand over $200,000 to a liberal organization's lawyers because Republican lawmakers blocked the group on Twitter.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 08/15/2019
  • Questions About Brian Hagedorn’s Ability to Fairly Serve All Remain Unanswered

    Bigoted Views, Affiliations With Hate Group and Conflicts of Interest Cast Cloud Over Newest Member of State High Court.

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/14/2019
  • UNSPUN: August 14, 2019

    Leigh Mills sits down with the analysts to discuss Hagedorn's admission into the Supreme Court and gun control.

    WMTV-TV, 08/14/2019
  • Republican State Legislators Offer White Nationalism Protection Act

    A handful of Republicans in the state legislature have re-introduced legislation to protect right-wing hate speech on UW campuses.

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/13/2019
  • Records: Evers Using State Planes Less Than Walker

    During the 2018 campaign, opponents focused on Walker’s plane use, including the number of flights that were 50 miles or less.

    WisPolitics, 08/13/2019
  • UW Response to White Nationalism: Threaten Students Protesting Hate

    Board of Regents will hold a public hearing on its plan weeks before students return to campus

    Wisconsin Examiner, 08/07/2019
  • Suit to Limit Evers Veto Power Criticized

    “Republicans and their allies are trying to reverse the results of an election,” said Mike Browne of One Wisconsin Now.

    Urban Milwaukee, 08/01/2019
  • Dan Kelly’s Time on State High Court Answers the Question — Yes, He’s an Extremist

    Court opinions which Dan Kelly authored or joined and his positions on court rules show his extremism in action.

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/01/2019
  • Conservative Lawsuit Challenges Wisconsin Governor’s Vetoes

    Republicans and their allies like those bringing the lawsuit want to overturn the results of the November election.

    Associated Press, 07/31/2019