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]
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.
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]
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?
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.
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]
The Devils ask Scot Ross about provisions and vetoes in the state budget. They also talk Foxconn and the university free speech bill. [Devil's Advocates Radio]
New Runways for Corporate Jets, Massive Subsidies for Foreign Corporations, Bupkis for Wisconsin Student Loan Borrowers
Today, Gov. Scott Walker, on the two year anniversary of the suspension of his 71-day run for President, signed the 76-day late 2017 state budget into law.
A troika of suburban and rural white men are withholding their votes on the 2017 state budget unless a handful of changes are made
Meanwhile the rest of us will continue to have to deal with crumbling roads and bridges and delayed projects as these same Republicans take a budget mulligan. [RawStory]
It sure looks like Mr. Keiser's campaign contributions to Scott Walker and Republicans teed up millions in taxpayer-funded improvements. [Associated Press]
What leadership has Gov. Walker shown to rise above the infighting and repudiation of major sections of his budget by fellow Republicans? None. [Capital Times]
Dan Feyen put right-wing ideology before the jobs of Wisconsin workers in his own Senate district with his vote today for a Constitutional convention.
One Wisconsin Now, puts it more bluntly: “The balanced budget talk is a fig leaf to let them change America into a right-wing alternative universe." [AlterNet]
Scot Ross, executive director of liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now, warned that ASL’s internal rules won’t be able to control what happens at the convention. [Associated Press]
Scott Walker’s budget has a huge deficit of common sense, again failing to include student loan reforms like allowing borrowers to refinance.
Two-Year Tax and Spending Plan Introduced by Governor More About Trying to Get Himself Re-elected Than Fixing Damage Done During His Time in Office.
Budgets are about choices and Gov. Walker and the Republican Legislature chose to give a $300 million tax break to millionaires and billionaires. [Associated Press]
One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross released the following statements about Gov. Scott Walker signing the biennial state budget during an unexpected day spent in Wisconsin.
Stroebel crossed the line of what’s legal in Wisconsin with his action publicly demanding a vote on that bill as a bottom line demand for giving his vote in favor of the state budget.
At a Madison press conference Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos revealed the full details of a secretly negotiated deal to help build a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks and claimed he could pass it in the State Assembly.
He’s trying to “get out of here” and run for president. [La Crosse Tribune]
People who read Gov. Scott Walker’s recent column deserve to know the truth about his record on the economy. Tax cuts for corporation do not create jobs. Education creates jobs, which creates customers for small businesses. [Holmen Courier-Life]
As governor, Scott Walker’s approach has been to reward the wealthy and corporations with tax cuts, both in the budget and through special legislation.
On its silver anniversary, the Wisconsin school privatization experiment is the gold standard for failure and lack of accountability. But that won’t stop its champions like the Bradley-funded propaganda machine.
"The for-profit college industry has engaged in the kinds of tactics and activities that should earn them more, not less, scrutiny," said Analiese Eicher, program director for the liberal group One Wisconsin Now. [Capital Times]
Walker’s higher education budget is a recipe for more even more student loan debt for a nation that already has 40 million Americans who worked hard for their education or job training.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s recently unveiled higher education budget plans would only exacerbate the burgeoning student loan debt crisis. [Capital Times]
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s recently-unveiled higher education budget plans will only exacerbate the burgeoning student loan debt crisis.
One Wisconsin Now is blasting Walker because he hiked tuition, flat-lined financial aid, and let legislation that would have helped current student borrowers refinance their loans die. [WEAU-TV]
MADISON, Wis. — In his twenty years in office, Scott Walker has amassed a truly astounding record of failure. To commemorate the looming anniversary of his first election to office, One Wisconsin Now is highlighting a different and depressing failure of Gov. Walker every day, for twenty days. As the legislature prepares to begin debate […]
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.
Gov. Walker’s Nearly $68 Billion Budget Allocates $0.0 For Direct Relief From Trillion Dollar Student Loan Debt Crisis
Gov. Walker larders special interests with sweetheart deals and doles out millions in tax breaks for the wealthiest Wisconsinites.
The Billion Dollar Question: How Big is Budget Windfall for Gov. Walker’s Biggest Campaign Contributor?
MADISON, Wis. — An initial analysis of Gov. Walker’s proposed income tax break in his 2013-15 budget shows, to no surprise, that the majority of the breaks go to the state’s wealthiest taxpayers. But, according to One Wisconsin Now Executive Scot Ross, the billion-dollar question is: what’s the windfall for Gov. Scott Walker’s largest campaign […]