Budget Category Archive


  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Republican Leaders Vow to Obstruct State Budget, Then Complain About Lack of Negotiations

    It’s ridiculous that GOP leaders vow partisan obstruction to the death one minute, then accuse people of not negotiating with them.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/21/2019
  • 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

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/10/2019
  • Republican-Controlled State Budget Committee Poised to Blow Hole in Budget, Sink Hopes for Reforms

    Stripping proposals from Tony Evers' budget plan does more harm than just blowing an estimated $1.4 billion hole in the budget.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/08/2019
  • 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.

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/30/2019
  • 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.

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/11/2019
  • UNSPUN: March 8, 2019

    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, 03/07/2019
  • UNSPUN: February 20, 2019

    Tony Evers has been ... drawing both criticism and support as he unveils new pieces to his upcoming budget proposal.

    WMTV-TV, 02/20/2019
  • Tamarine Cornelius: Let’s Curb State Manufacturing Tax Credit

    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, 02/19/2019
  • Other Views: Let’s Curb State Manufacturing Tax Credit

    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, 02/15/2019
  • Republicans Discover the Middle Class

    As research by the liberal group One Wisconsin Now has found, “Vos’ financial disclosures reveal his personal wealth...

    Urban Milwaukee, 02/14/2019
  • Robin “Boss” Vos to Wisconsin Middle Class: ‘Pay For Your Own Tax Savings’

    Robin Vos is suggesting cutting funds available for priorities like education, health care, roads instead of closing a tax loophole.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/08/2019
  • Questions Raised About Assembly Speaker Robin Vos Benefiting From State Tax Loophole

    Robin Vos has a history of mixing policy, politics and personal business that casts a shadow over this tax debate.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/06/2019
  • Foxconn-style Subsidy for Kimberly-Clark Up for Hearing Before Legislative Panel

    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, 11/14/2018
  • GOP Pushes Tax Giveaway Plan That Pays More for Fewer Jobs

    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.

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/14/2018
  • Tony Evers’ Higher Taxes

    SPEAKER: Like a lot of families, it seems like we’re always juggling to make it all work. When I’m not working with my husband at our automotive shop, I’m driving the kids...

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/17/2018
  • Tony Evers: You Just Can’t Do That

    CAL: Our family has farmed this farm for three generations. It’s the future for our daughter and her family and we’d like to have them have a better start than what we...

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/10/2018
  • Tony’s Pain at the Pump

    SCOTT WALKER: (Knock, knock) Hi, it’s Scott Walker. Good thing you’re filling up, because if Tony Evers wins, he’ll raise the gas tax by as much as $1 a gallon. That’s $1,200...

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/09/2018
  • Make Ends Meet

    SCOTT WALKER: Hi, I’m Scott Walker. We’ve worked hard to help Wisconsin families make ends meet. We lowered property taxes, cut income taxes, and froze UW tuition. Now, wages are up and...

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/08/2018
  • 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, 10/03/2018
  • Tony Evers: We Can’t Afford That

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    One Wisconsin Now, 10/02/2018
  • 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.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/02/2018
  • Lawmakers To Vote After Election On $100M Tax Deal For Kimberly-Clark

    Liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now criticized GOP leaders for pushing the vote after the election.

    Wisconsin Public Radio, 10/02/2018
  • Stay In Their Homes

    SCOTT WALKER: They’ve lived in this house for 47 years. He was a broadcast engineer, she worked for the Red Cross. SUE: Our three kids, they live close-by. ED: And our four...

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/01/2018
  • Desperate Scott Walker Wants to Hand Out More Election-Year Corporate Welfare

    Scott Walker wants to write another election-year check for corporate welfare instead of investing Wisconsin tax dollars into Wisconsin.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/01/2018
  • Oh No Tony

    SPEAKERS: Tony Evers will raise taxes. Property. Income. Gas …. Oh no.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/25/2018
  • Can’t Afford to Turn Back Now

    SCOTT WALKER: Hi, I’m Scott Walker. With all of the attack ads these days, it’s easy to forget that more people are working this year than ever before, our schools are some...

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/20/2018
  • Plain Talk: Kimberly-Clark’s Gone Too Far With Corporate Greed

    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, 09/17/2018
  • Kimberly-Clark Wants Wisconsin’s Commitment on Tax Incentives

    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, 09/17/2018
  • One Wisconsin Now Statements on Scott Walker Latest Corporate Welfare Scheme

    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.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/14/2018
  • Scott Walker Noncommittal to Fiserv Incentive Package in Wake of Arena Naming Rights Deal

    Despite approving a legislative aid package, Gov. Scott Walker Thursday sounded noncommittal to awarding $12.5 million in incentives to Fiserv after the firm paid for naming rights to the new Milwaukee Bucks...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 08/02/2018
  • State to Expand Collections of Online Sales Tax Oct. 1

    Gov. Scott Walker’s administration plans to expand collection of taxes for online purchases by Oct. 1 as permitted by a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling. How it will do so — and...

    Wisconsin State Journal, 07/04/2018
  • DOR Receives Nearly 560K Child Tax Rebate Claims

    The state Department of Revenue has received nearly 560,000 claims for Gov. Scott Walker’s $100 per-child tax credit. The deadline for filing a claim was 11:59 p.m. Monday. According to a posting...

    WITI-TV, 07/03/2018
  • Wisconsin to Begin Collecting Online Sales Taxes Oct. 1

    Gov. Scott Walker’s administration will begin collecting online sales tax revenue Oct. 1. The collection will generate an additional $90 million in revenue over the next year, and $120 million the following...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 07/03/2018
  • Some Republicans Propose Using Sales Tax Money for New Tax Cuts

    A U.S. Supreme Court ruling making it easier to collect online sales taxes could yield billions of dollars for state and local governments — if they decide to keep it. Rather than...

    Statesboro Herald, 07/02/2018