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The Anatomy of a Right-Wing Smear Campaign

The wallet and fingerprints of Scott Walker’s campaign co-chair, Michael Grebe, are all over this last-second desperate smear against Mary Burke.
Cody Oliphant
10/30/2014
Press Release

Walker Campaign Co-Chair Behind Political Hit Job

A review of IRS records and Bradley Foundation reports reveals they have provided significant financial support for the media outlet that first reported on the smear.
One Wisconsin Now
10/30/2014
Press Release

College GOP Not the Only Allies of Walker Saying "Yes to the Dress"

A review of annual reports from the Bradley Foundation, run by Gov. Walker’s campaign co-chair, shows it doled out $80,000 to Ave Maria University in Florida.
One Wisconsin Now
10/03/2014
Press Release

Emails Show Walker Involved in Voter Intimidation Billboard Campaign

This is the smoking gun that shows Scott Walker at the center of one of Wisconsin’s most notorious voter intimidation efforts.
One Wisconsin Now
09/12/2014
Press Release

A Guide to Gov. Walker's Education Policy

While studies of the voucher program have failed to demonstrate higher achievement for students, pandering to the voucher industry has been lucrative for career politician Scott Walker’s campaign account.
One Wisconsin Now
09/04/2014
Press Release

Bradley Foundation's WILL: Counsel for Walker's Defense

A right-wing “public interest” law firm and a legal expert who have raked in at least $1.75 million from the Bradley Foundation are entering the fray to try to help Gov. Walker out of his most recent legal jam.
One Wisconsin Now
09/03/2014
Press Release

Wealthy Private School Voucher Boosters Fill GOP Politicians' Campaign Coffers

Supporters of private school vouchers from across the country are dropping big donations on Wisconsin politicians in recent months, including over $113,000 to Gov. Scott Walker and Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch.
One Wisconsin Now
08/18/2014
Press Release

Where There's a WILL, There's a Way... to Promote Walker's Best Interests

For the years in which Federal IRS records are available for both the Bradley Foundation and WILL, 2011 and 2012, Bradley funds accounted for over 90 percent of the total money WILL reported raising.
One Wisconsin Now
07/11/2014
Press Release

The Case of Ron Johnson’s Missing Bills

The head of the WILL changed his story again in response to questions about how his organization is being paid for legal work he is doing for Ron Johnson.
One Wisconsin Now
07/09/2014
Press Release

Complaint Update: New Evidence Contradicts Ron Johnson

One Wisconsin Now is updating its complaint with federal election regulators over Johnson’s failure to properly disclose his campaign’s spending for his legal costs.
One Wisconsin Now
07/07/2014
Press Release

U.S. Supreme Court Issues Anti-Worker Decision in Harris v. Quinn

The right-wing legal organization that helped bring the case received financial support from the Bradley Foundation run by Scott Walker’s campaign chair .
One Wisconsin Now
06/30/2014
Press Release

Is He Still Doing It?

While Walker refuses to answer if he continues to direct a scheme to avoid campaign laws, the right-wing mega-funder Bradley Foundation’s chief Michael Grebe, might have the answer.
One Wisconsin Now
06/25/2014
Post

Tonight! Rightwing Bradley Awards Streaming Live

The Progressive Magazine has a great post about tonight's 'Bradley Foundation' awards, emceed by recent…um…'newsmaker' George Will.
Scot Ross
06/18/2014
Press Release

Will Johnson Extend Call for Transparency to Himself?

In a recent press release Sen. Ron Johnson announced he is calling for more “transparency” in the Congressional Budget Office’s fiscal analyses of the Affordable Care Act.
One Wisconsin Now
06/09/2014
Press Release

Special Interests Drop Big Bucks on TV to Prop Up Scott Walker Again

With a recent poll showing Gov. Walker tied with his opponent, Walker’s right-wing allies are again taking to the airwaves to boost his sagging electoral fortunes.
One Wisconsin Now
05/27/2014
Press Release

Michael Grebe and Bradley Foundation, Cash Cow for Right-Wing Politicians

Besides using the Bradley Foundation-funded law firm and getting a sweetheart delayed billing deal, Johnson is trying to milk this lawsuit for campaign cash for himself.
One Wisconsin Now
05/16/2014
Press Release

Complaint Filed Over Ron Johnson's Failure to Disclose Legal Fees

One Wisconsin Now has filed a complaint with the FEC alleging Johnson improperly failed to disclose expenditures associated with his lawsuit against the Affordable Care Act.
One Wisconsin Now
05/14/2014
Press Release

Sen. Ron Johnson is Suing over Health Care, But Who's Paying?

Despite declaring he could use campaign funds to cover legal costs, a review of Johnson's campaign finance reports reveal no incurred obligations or expenditures related to the suit.
One Wisconsin Now
05/12/2014
Press Release

One Wisconsin Now Calls for Feds to Deploy Election Observers in Wisconsin

In a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, One Wisconsin Now is requesting the federal DOJ send observers to Wisconsin for the November 2014 General Election.
One Wisconsin Now
05/06/2014
In The News

Big Money Donors Prepare to Open Wallets

Joy Reid and One Wisconsin Now's Scot Ross look at how the Supreme Court obliterated post-Watergate campaign finance protections against "big money" trying to buy American elections.
MSNBC
04/03/2014
Press Release

Johnson Obamacare Attack Tagged as 'Political Stunt', Even by Fellow GOP

Who would have thought that the best characterization of the legal action announced by Sen. Johnson today would come from fellow Wisconsin Republican Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner?
One Wisconsin Now
01/06/2014
In The News

Will Scott Walker Run in 2016?

Governor Walker has access to an ungodly amount of money. His campaign co-chair runs the $500 million right wing funding Bradley foundation. His largest donor is the wealthiest woman in Wisconsin.
MSNBC
11/24/2013
Report

S is for Shill

This report exposes the web of right-wing funders advancing a radical school privatization agenda through the use of Wisconsin-based front groups, with special focus on the Bradley Foundation, headed by Scott Walker's campaign co-chair Michael Grebe.
One Wisconsin Institute
11/13/2013
Press Release

$83 Million Propaganda and Privatization Web Spun by Right-Wing Funders

A new report from One Wisconsin Now exposes a web of right-wing funders advancing a radical privatization agenda through the use of Wisconsin-based front groups.
One Wisconsin Now
11/13/2013
Press Release

Latest Enrollment Stats Expose Private School Voucher Expansion Scam

The state Department of Public Instruction today released official enrollment counts for students in the expanded private school voucher program.
One Wisconsin Now
10/29/2013
Press Release

One Wisconsin Now to Join 'Public Education Is a Civil Right' March, Rally

One Wisconsin Now will join public education supporters from across the state at Saturday's 'Public Education Is a Civil Right' march and rally.
One Wisconsin Now
09/17/2013
Press Release

Will Gov. Walker Share Anti-Voter Tips on Alabama Visit?

Jim Crow of the 1960s has nothing on Scott Walker when it comes to trying to keep legal voters from voting in free and fair elections.
One Wisconsin Now
08/22/2013
Press Release

Private School Voucher Scam

Seventy-five percent of the students applying for a taxpayer funded voucher are not coming from public schools, including 67% who were already in private schools.
One Wisconsin Now
08/14/2013
Press Release

Bradley Foundation Dollars Continued to Fuel Right Wing Noise Machine in 2012

According to documents reviewed by One Wisconsin Now, staples of the state right wing noise machine were once again beneficiaries of the largesse of Michael Grebe in 2012.
One Wisconsin Now
07/17/2013
In The News

139 ALEC Bills in 2013 Promote a Private, For-Profit Education Model

The Milwaukee-based Bradley Foundation is one of the top school privatization funders in the country, currently spending over $31 million over the past eleven years promoting “school choice” nationwide, according to One...
PR Watch
07/15/2013
Column

School Choice Will Destroy Wisconsin Education

A well-rounded education is not a business, it's a right. Let’s keep government funding in Wisconsin’s public school system.
Emily Ashlin
06/23/2013
In The News

One Wisconsin Now begins 20-day report on Walker’s “depressing failures”

Scott Walker is marking his 20th year serving in office in Wisconsin. So to commemorate the occasion, One Wisconsin Now has begun a 20-day report on Walker’s “depressing failures” while in office....
Capital Times
06/13/2013
Press Release

Bradley Foundation's Latest Awards Reveal Right-Wing Propaganda Campaign

The Milwaukee-based Bradley Foundation annually doles out no-strings attached $250,000 “awards” to selected individuals. This year's recipients include Fox News CEO Roger Ailes.
One Wisconsin Now
06/12/2013
Press Release

#WalkerAt20: Bradley Foundation Errand Boy

There's no bigger funder of the right-wing noise machine and radical agenda of unaccountable education privatization than the Bradley Foundation.
One Wisconsin Now
06/12/2013
Post

See How the Bradley Foundation Influences the Right-Wing Infrastructure

From Michael Grebe and Scott Walker to Paul Ryan and the Tea Party, see how the Bradley Foundation funds the right wing infrastructure.
Cody Oliphant
06/10/2013
Press Release

#WalkerAt20: Failing Democracy

The rights of voters to participate in free and fair elections, and have confidence that their vote will be counted is fundamental to our democracy. No one has failed them more than Gov. Walker.
One Wisconsin Now
06/09/2013
In The News

Fast Food Workers in 5 Cities Stage High Profile Strikes

Fast food workers in Milwaukee went on strike this week demanding a doubling of the minimum wage. How successful will their efforts be as they join a growing movement for better pay? Executive Director of One Wisconsin Now Scot Ross joins the Melissa Harris-Perry panel.
MSNBC
05/19/2013
Press Release

Is Grebe Paying Fox News Head for Coverage of His Favorite Wis. Politicians?

Fox News Chair and CEO Roger Ailes is in line for a big payday courtesy of Michael Grebe, head of the Bradley Foundation and co-chair of Gov. Scott Walker's campaign.
One Wisconsin Now
05/13/2013
In The News

Right-wing groups made Wis. their testing ground for school choice

One Wisconsin Now recently published a detailed report on the Bradley foundation. Scot Ross states that Bradley is “the most powerful organization in America that no one seems to know about.” One...
Isthmus
05/08/2013
Press Release

Gudex Pledges Budget Vote to Education Privatization Cartel

Gudex took an extraordinary vow, promising to vote against the entire state budget unless it contained a statewide expansion of the unaccountable private school voucher program.
One Wisconsin Now
05/02/2013
Press Release

Walker Campaign Co-Chair's Foundation Funds Group Suing MATC

The lawsuit by the WILL over a contract signed by the MATC comes thanks to the CEO of the Bradley Foundation, which has contributed $500,000 to WILL.
One Wisconsin Now
05/01/2013
In The News

Ex-Indiana Governor wins $250,000 prize from Bradley Foundation

Last week, the liberal One Wisconsin Now reported that the Bradley Foundation has given $31 million since 2001 to groups and individuals supporting private school vouchers.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
04/25/2013
Press Release

Massive Bradley Foundation Education Privatization Campaign Exposed

New research from One Wisconsin Now reveals a web of right-wing groups are part of a $31 million plus propaganda campaign pushing a massive privatization of public education in Wisconsin.
One Wisconsin Now
04/19/2013
Press Release

Gov. Scott Walker's Budget: Privatization Devastating Public Schools

An analysis of Gov. Walker's 2013-15 budget plan reveals a massive increase in the percentage of state taxpayer dollars going to the unaccountable private school voucher program.
One Wisconsin Now
03/10/2013
Column

State of the State? More like State of Gov. Scott Walker’s Presidential Campaign.

It is no coincidence that the first post-November election comments on his policy agenda for the coming year were made by Gov. Scott Walker at the Reagan library in California
Scot Ross
01/10/2013
Press Release

Money Badger' Minions Fight to Save Voter Suppression Efforts

Wisconsin's right wing noise machine is attacking the GAB for estimating GOP efforts to repeal same day voter registration will cost the GAB at least $7.2 million.
One Wisconsin Now
12/11/2012
Press Release

Einhorns Expand Their State Political Scandal Portfolio

Authorities should immediately open an investigation into the circumstances surrounding Capital Midwest being granted management of $1 million of taxpayer funds through WHEDA.
One Wisconsin Now
12/09/2012
Press Release

Money Badger's Paw Prints Uncovered In Attack on Worker Rights in Michigan

Wisconsin's 'Money Badger', Michael Grebe, appears to have his paws in the attack on worker rights in Michigan according to One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross.
One Wisconsin Now
12/06/2012
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