This current (group) of Republicans has a pattern of behavior of making bad financial and fiscal decisions for political reasons. [Wisconsin State Journal]
Republicans and their allies like those bringing the lawsuit want to overturn the results of the November election. [Associated Press]
Analiese joins Matt Rothschild in the Madison studios to talk the state budget, student loan debt and soccer. [WTTN-FM]
Statements from One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Analiese Eicher on Gov. Tony Evers’ action today on the 2019 state budget.
Reflecting on Budget, Robin Vos Wishes He Could Have Delivered Even More Than $1.4 Billion in Tax Giveaways for Wealthy, Corporations
Analiese Eicher argued that Evers, by seeking $1.4 billion ask for public education, forced Republicans to offer more. [Wisconsin State Journal]
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.
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]
Analiese Eicher & Bill McCoshen weigh in on the governor’s powers and what he might line-item veto. [WKOW-TV]
Executive Director Analiese Eicher of One Wisconsin Now said the proposal was a test to see how Republicans might vote on it. [WQOQ-TV]
In this budget, the GOP protected state tax loopholes for big business benefactors, and the rest of us are the ones paying for it.
How far are Republican legislative leaders willing to go to avoid working with Gov. Tony Evers and Democrats to pass a state budget?
When It Comes to Lawyers for Himself, Robin Vos Spares No Taxpayer-Funded Expense.
A review of the antics of Robin Vos around the 2017 budget reveal it’s the same old Assembly Speaker.
It’s ridiculous that GOP leaders vow partisan obstruction to the death one minute, then accuse people of not negotiating with them.
The Choice for State Senators Patrick Testin and Dan Feyen: Koch Brothers and Republican Party Bosses Or a People’s Budget?
While Powerful Interests Seek Budget Influence Legislators Can Still Choose to Vote to Help Constituents
Stripping proposals from Tony Evers' budget plan does more harm than just blowing an estimated $1.4 billion hole in the budget.
Republicans Delaying State Budget Action Until After Fundraiser Hosted by Washington D.C. Lobbying Firm
Legislative Republicans are delaying the start of their state budget deliberations until at least May 9.
Gov. Tony Evers Administration Stepping Up With Real, Common Sense Solutions to Take on $1.5 Trillion Student Loan Debt Crisis
Gov. Tony Evers has directed his administration to develop a plan to provide common sense relief to state student loan borrowers.
In a blow to conservatives, a national business group came out to say it will not put money into the state Supreme Court race [WMTV-TV]
Tony Evers has been ... drawing both criticism and support as he unveils new pieces to his upcoming budget proposal. [WMTV-TV]
One Wisconsin Now showed that, in the four years between 2013 and 2016, Kimberly-Clark paid a grand total for $1 in state income taxes. [Superior Telegram]
One Wisconsin Now showed that, in the four years between 2013 and 2016, Kimberly-Clark paid a grand total of $1 in state income taxes. [Janesville Gazette]
As research by the liberal group One Wisconsin Now has found, “Vos’ financial disclosures reveal his personal wealth... [Urban Milwaukee]
Robin Vos is suggesting cutting funds available for priorities like education, health care, roads instead of closing a tax loophole.
Robin Vos has a history of mixing policy, politics and personal business that casts a shadow over this tax debate.
Kimberly-Clark has paid almost no state income taxes ... which largely shields such businesses from tax liability, according to One Wisconsin Now. [Wisconsin State Journal]
It’s outrageous that Republicans in the legislature are trying to put state taxpayers on the hook for $100 million or more for a corporation.
GOP lawmakers call extraordinary session on Foxconn-style aid package for paper giant Kimberly Clark
Kimberly-Clark has paid almost no state income taxes ... according to liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now. [Wisconsin State Journal]
Scott Walker, GOP Seek Lame Duck Session to Send $100 Million to Corporation That’s Had $1 in Net State Tax Since 2013
Scott Fitzgerald said he will ask for an extraordinary session after the November election to consider a $100 million incentive package for Kimberly-Clark.
Liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now criticized GOP leaders for pushing the vote after the election. [Wisconsin Public Radio]
Scott Walker wants to write another election-year check for corporate welfare instead of investing Wisconsin tax dollars into Wisconsin.
That's interesting in light of the fact that One Wisconsin Now has reported that K-C paid a total of $1 in state taxes the past four years. [Capital Times]
One Wisconsin Now recently said that Kimberly-Clark is pressuring the state for tax incentives, even though it pays virtually no income taxes to Wisconsin. [Bloomberg]
Kimberly-Clark has had $1 in Wisconsin state net tax burden the last four years available. Now Gov. Walker is calling for the passage of a giveaway.
“It’s a short-term attempt at a headline,” said Joanna Beilman-Dulin, research director of the liberal group One Wisconsin Now. [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
Gov. Scott Walker Orders No Increases for Priorities Like Road Funding, Job Training in Next State Budget
Are Wisconsinites Starting to See How They’ll Pay With the ‘Foxconn Effect’ on State Budget?
It’s Come to This: With 2018 Election Year Gimmick Gov. Scott Walker is Literally Seeking to Buy Votes
Instead of real, lasting reforms to help families we get an election year gimmick from the governor. It’s classic Scott Walker.
The Republicans’ Choice: Tax Giveaways for the Wealthy and Corporations Instead of Help for Hard Working Student Loan Borrowers
Republicans could have paid off the student loan debt of every American with what they’re willing to pile on to the federal deficit with their tax scheme.
"It's the unfairness of the plan that is the flaw," said Scot Ross, director of the liberal group One Wisconsin Now. [Associated Press]
Rush is On to Pass GOP Tax Giveaway That Could Include ‘Badger Bribe’ Before Newly-Elected Democratic U.S. Senator Doug Jones Takes Seat
Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson was left off conference committee on GOP tax giveaway after bragging he would personally protect his ‘Badger Bribe’
Several provisions in the tax bill being advanced by Congressional Republicans target student loan borrowers, students, and the schools they attend. [The Progressive]
Ron Johnson was bought off by getting his company a new tax break and he didn’t even hide it. If this ‘Badger Bribe’ isn’t a crime, it should be.
One Wisconsin Now says repealing the deduction would have “the net effect of a massive property tax increase for Wisconsin homeowners.” [Associated Press]
A smorgasbord of tax giveaways to the wealthiest and corporations unveiled today by the GOP in D.C. eliminates a tax deduction for student loan borrowers.
A sleazy last-minute budget deal between Gov. Scott Walker and three GOP state senators has raised legal questions and drawn a request for investigation.
Paul Ryan today is genuflecting before the state’s big business lobby about the Trump-Ryan plan to hand out tax breaks to the super rich.
One Wisconsin Now has submitted evidence to law enforcement authorities, including the Dane County District Attorney. [Door County Pulse]
According to One Wisconsin Now, Walker also signed an executive order which implemented a policy provision from another bill authored by Kapenga. [WSAU-FM]