the Accountability Blog

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

  • New Madison School Board Member Looks to Use Personal Experience to Inform Role

    He has also spent time ... working for the liberal organization One Wisconsin Now.

    Wisconsin State Journal, 07/30/2019
  • Robin “Boss” Vos Sets New Low in How He Does Business

    Robin Vos is refusing to make a simple workplace accommodation for a fellow state legislator who was paralyzed.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/29/2019
  • Three Year Anniversary of Victory for Voter Rights in Wisconsin

    In the three years since Judge Peterson’s ruling, Wisconsin voters have shown that they will vote when given the opportunity to vote.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 07/29/2019
  • State Budget, Student Loan Debt, Soccer

    Analiese joins Matt Rothschild in the Madison studios to talk the state budget, student loan debt and soccer.

    WTTN-FM, 07/29/2019
  • Ron Johnson Says Robert Mueller’s Testimony Was ‘sad,’ Says Age Took a Toll

    Analiese Eicher, executive director of the liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now, said Johnson's comments were unfair.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 07/26/2019
  • While a Right-wing Legal Group Had a Case Before the Wisconsin Supreme Court, Justice Dan Kelly Took Campaign Contributions From Members of Its Board of Directors

    One Wisconsin Now reveals he received $1,000 contributions from board members of the Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty.

    Door County Pulse, 07/26/2019
  • ‘Ludicrous’: Republicans Offer New Plan to Hike Tuition

    Republican state legislators revealed they will propose a plan to increase tuition at University of Wisconsin schools.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/25/2019
  • Republican Lawmakers Seek Path to Ending UW Tuition Freeze by Proposing Inflationary Increases

    Mike Browne, deputy director of liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now, said the GOP proposal is "ludicrous".

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 07/25/2019
  • Proposal Would Eliminate UW Tuition Freeze

    However one liberal advocacy group, One Wisconsin Now, said it would do more harm than good.

    WKOW-TV, 07/25/2019
  • What Price Justice, Dan Kelly?

    Supreme Court Justice Dan Kelly took campaign money from board members of group representing plaintiffs while deciding their case.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/22/2019
  • One Wisconsin Now Joins Coalition Denouncing Activities of Radical Group Operation Save America

    One Wisconsin Now joined with a coalition of groups supporting women’s access to abortion and comprehensive health care.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/18/2019
  • Student Debt Earns State a Bad Ranking

    According to One Wisconsin Now... more than one million Wisconsinites carry $24 billion in total student-loan debt.

    Urban Milwaukee, 07/18/2019
  • UNSPUN: July 17, 2019

    Trumps Twitter controversy, Wisconsins new budget and a preview of the 2nd Democratic debate in Detroit.

    WMTV-TV, 07/17/2019
  • Speaker Robin Vos Shuts Down Assembly for His Summer Vacation(s)

    Robin Vos recently declared the state Assembly he oversees would be taking the summer off and not return to session work until October.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/11/2019
  • Dan Kelly Warns Wisconsin to Beware of Justice Dan Kelly

    Right-wing justice Dan Kelly warns of judges bringing policy preferences to bench, after he puts policy preference to work on court.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/10/2019
  • One Wisconsin Now Statements on Gov. Tony Evers’ Action on 2019 State Budget

    Statements from One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Analiese Eicher on Gov. Tony Evers’ action today on the 2019 state budget.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/03/2019
  • Regrets, He Has a Few: Robin Vos Wanted to Do Even More for Wealthy in Wisconsin

    Reflecting on Budget, Robin Vos Wishes He Could Have Delivered Even More Than $1.4 Billion in Tax Giveaways for Wealthy, Corporations

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/01/2019
  • Republicans Say Tony Evers Swayed GOP Budget

    Analiese Eicher argued that Evers, by seeking $1.4 billion ask for public education, forced Republicans to offer more.

    Wisconsin State Journal, 06/30/2019
  • Republican State Budget: No Help For One Million Student Loan Borrowers, But a Special Favor For One Electric Car Enthusiast

    Republicans refused to include Tony Evers' 2019 budget provision to help by setting up a state plan for allowing borrowers to refinance their loans.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/28/2019
  • State Budget Support, Education, Medicaid

    The results of a survey of Wisconsin voters ... finds Gov. Tony Evers and Democrats with a strong advantage on education issues.

    Door County Pulse, 06/28/2019
  • Democratic Candidates for President Support Solutions to Stem Student Loan Debt Crisis While Wisconsin Republicans Refuse to Even Debate

    Candidates in the Democratic presidential primary support student loan debt reforms with several already having rolled out formal plans to help take on the $1.5 trillion crisis.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/25/2019
  • Statewide Survey Finds Public Sides With Gov. Tony Evers, Democrats on Education Issues

    Key findings include a majority of voters trust Gov. Evers and Democrats versus Republicans on education issues.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/24/2019
  • Wisconsin Supreme Court Ruling Upholds Lame-duck Laws

    A judge in January ruled against Republicans in a challenge from One Wisconsin Institute.

    Capital Times, 06/21/2019
  • UNSPUN: June 19, 2019

    Leigh Mills talks Wisconsin's stage budget ahead of the final vote next week with Mike Browne, deputy director of One Wisconsin Now.

    WMTV-TV, 06/19/2019
  • Wisconsin’s Lame-Duck Lawsuits: Where Are They Now?

    The original case the lame-duck grievance was filed under is still awaiting a decision by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago.

    Wisconsin Public Radio, 06/18/2019
  • Capital City Sunday: June 16, 2019

    Analiese Eicher & Bill McCoshen weigh in on the governor’s powers and what he might line-item veto.

    WKOW-TV, 06/16/2019
  • How “Boss” Robin Vos Does Business: Self-Dealing Edition

    An investigative report by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel exposes the self dealing ways of Assembly Speaker Robin Vos.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/14/2019
  • Clemons Back in Court for Social Media Blocking

    Earlier this year, a federal judge also sided with One Wisconsin Now after being blocked by three state assembly Republicans.

    Gainsville Sun, 06/14/2019
  • Proposed State Study Could Lead to Mileage Tracking Devices in Cars

    Executive Director Analiese Eicher of One Wisconsin Now said the proposal was a test to see how Republicans might vote on it.

    WQOQ-TV, 06/14/2019
  • Republicans Protect Special State Tax Loopholes at Request of Big Business Lobby

    In this budget, the GOP protected state tax loopholes for big business benefactors, and the rest of us are the ones paying for it.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/13/2019
  • A Look at Where Wisconsin’s Lame-duck Laws, Challenges Stand

    [One Wisconsin Institute] challenged the early-voting restrictions in federal court in December.

    Associated Press, 06/12/2019
  • Ex-Gov. Scott Walker Secures Enough Fellow Travelers to Launch Hawaiian Cruise This Winter

    Scott Walker couldn't get enough people to pay to cruise Alaska with him when he actually had power and influence.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 06/12/2019
  • Wisconsin High Court Reinstates Most Lame-Duck Laws

    In the second federal lawsuit filed by One Wisconsin Institute... [James Peterson] blocked early-voting limits.

    Courthouse News Service, 06/12/2019
  • Wisconsin Celebrates Milestone in Fight for Voting Rights

    On this day in 1919, Wisconsin was the first state to ratify the 19th Amendment to give women the right to vote.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 06/10/2019
  • Would Republican Legislative Leaders Rather Break the Law Than Work With Democrats?

    How far are Republican legislative leaders willing to go to avoid working with Gov. Tony Evers and Democrats to pass a state budget?

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/07/2019
  • Assembly Speaker Robin Vos Pushes Budget Cuts, Continues to Rack Up Legal Bills on Public Dime

    When It Comes to Lawyers for Himself, Robin Vos Spares No Taxpayer-Funded Expense.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/05/2019
  • Senate Republicans Reject Expanding Health Care, Pursue Dangerous Abortion Bans

    Republicans in control of the state Senate are poised to intervene in health care decisions being made by Wisconsin women.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/05/2019
  • Analiese Eicher: Wisconsin Republicans Make a Bad Student Loan Debt Situation Worse

    There is no debating that $1.5 trillion in student loan debt is a national economic crisis.

    Capital Times, 06/05/2019
  • Making a Bad Student Loan Debt Situation Worse, Legislative Republicans Reject Reform

    Nearly two-thirds of graduates in 2017 left college in Wisconsin not just with a degree but also an average debt of nearly $30,000.

    Analiese Eicher, 05/31/2019
  • College Students Vastly Underestimate How Long It’ll Take to Pay Off Their Debt

    One Wisconsin Institute even estimates the average length of repayment at a little over 21 years.

    Washington Examiner, 05/31/2019
  • Right-Wing Justice Dan Kelly Announces Campaign for State Supreme Court

    At no point in his career has Dan Kelly has shown the ability or the inclination to be anything other than a right-wing partisan.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/28/2019
  • Dan Kelly Launches Campaign for Wisconsin Supreme Court

    Meanwhile, One Wisconsin Now Research Director Joanna Beilman-Dulin slammed Kelly for being "as right-wing as you get."

    Capital Times, 05/28/2019
  • Conservative Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Kelly Running

    "Dan Kelly is as right wing as you get," said Joanna Beilman-Dulin, research director for the liberal group One Wisconsin Now.

    Associated Press, 05/28/2019
  • Supreme Court Justice Daniel Kelly Seeks 10-year Term on Court

    Joanna Beilman-Dulin ... said [Dan Kelly's] experience is rooted in Republican politics, which shouldn't be on the court.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 05/28/2019
  • College Grads Expect to Pay Off Student Debt in 6 Years—this Is How Long It Will Actually Take

    One Wisconsin Institute found that the average length of repayment for student debt borrowers is 21.1 years.

    CNBC, 05/23/2019
  • Assembly Speaker Robin Vos Pitches a Fit Over a State Budget, Again

    A review of the antics of Robin Vos around the 2017 budget reveal it’s the same old Assembly Speaker.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/22/2019
  • UNSPUN: May 22, 2019

    Republicans are suggesting less additional funding for K-12 schools, as part of their discussion on Governor Tony Evers' Budget

    WMTV-TV, 05/22/2019
  • Taxpayers Likely Will Have to Pick Up Legal Bills in Twitter Case Between Liberal Group and GOP Lawmakers

    Taxpayers likely will have to pick up the legal fees of a liberal group that sued Republican lawmakers for blocking it on Twitter.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 05/21/2019