Crime & Public Safety Category Archive

  • UNSPUN: Impeachment, School Shootings and More

    We are unspinning the political headlines with our analysts Analiese Eicher, executive director of One Wisconsin Now.

    WMTV-TV, 12/04/2019
  • Throwback Thursday: Dan Kelly Applied State Gun Laws As He Wished Them to Be

    Dan Kelly went to great lengths to interpret the law as he wished it to be to reach the conclusion he wanted

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/07/2019
  • State Senate Shame: GOP Leader Puts Petty Score Settling Over State Business

    A bipartisan package of bills to help address homelessness and common sense gun safety legislation is being pushed aside today by Senate Leader Scott Fitzgerald.

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/05/2019
  • Lawyer/Lobbyist Hired by Republicans Bows Out of Opioid Settlement Discussions

    Lawyer/Lobbyist Hired by Republicans Bows Out of Opioid Settlement Discussions.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/17/2019
  • Conflicts of Interest Abound As Wisconsin Republicans Play Politics With State Settling Lawsuits

    We face the possibility of losing out on billions from holding the opioid manufacturers liable because of the mess Republicans made.,

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/12/2019
  • UNSPUN: August 14, 2019

    Leigh Mills sits down with the analysts to discuss Hagedorn's admission into the Supreme Court and gun control.

    WMTV-TV, 08/14/2019
  • Dan Kelly’s Time on State High Court Answers the Question — Yes, He’s an Extremist

    Court opinions which Dan Kelly authored or joined and his positions on court rules show his extremism in action.

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/01/2019
  • Policy Changes To Look For With Wisconsin’s New Democratic Attorney General

    Analiese Eicher of the liberal group One Wisconsin Now hopes Kaul does change how the state deals with the opioid crisis.

    WUWM-FM, 11/26/2018
  • NRA Has Spent $4.33 for Every K-12 Student in Wisconsin to Buy Scott Walker

    No Group Has Been a Bigger Obstacle to Reform Than the NRA and No Politician Has Gotten More of Their Money Than Scott Walker.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/16/2018
  • Scott Walker’s Appalling 25-Year Record on Corrections and Prison Policy

    Gov. Scott Walker Has Spent 25 Years Charting a Dangerous, Racist Course on Corrections Policy in the State of Wisconsin.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/15/2018
  • The NRA’s $740,000 Mistake About Tony Evers

    The NRA not only doesn’t know how to pronounce the name of the Democratic candidate, but also doesn’t know that Wisconsinites support common sense gun safety.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/12/2018
  • NRA Campaign Ad Mispronounces Name of Walker Opponent Evers

    The liberal group One Wisconsin Now obtained a copy of the ad Friday. It says the buy is $740,000 in Green Bay, Wausau and La Crosse.

    Associated Press, 10/12/2018
  • Scott Walker Is the NRA’s $4 Million Man

    Scott Walker’s gun lobby pals are hitting the airwaves with a nearly $740,000 ad buy, pushing their support for his campaigns to $4.25 million since 2010.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/11/2018
  • Another Brad Schimel Blunder: Attorney General’s Pick to Run Office of School Safety Stands to Personally Profit From Fund She Oversees

    Days before being announced as Brad Schimel’s pick to run the Office of School Safety, Kristen Devitt incorporated a business offering school safety trainings.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/17/2018
  • Another Attorney General Not Named Brad Schimel Sues Opioid Manufacturer

    The GOP A.G. of Colorado is suing Purdue Pharma, alleging the drug manufacturer engaged in “fraudulent and deceptive marketing of prescription opioids.”

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/15/2018
  • Brad Schimel Wants to Put Guns in Schools in the ‘Best Way Possible’

    Brad Schimel, Wisconsin’sNRA-backed Attorney General, said yesterday in Green Bay he supports using federal funds to buy guns for teachers in schools

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/24/2018
  • ‘The Only Thing Scott Walker Cares About Keeping Safe Is His Own Job’

    The former Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Corrections (DOC) has released a book detailing his experiences in the administration of Gov. Scott Walker.

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/10/2018
  • Corrections Election? Walker Jumps on Dem Plans to Cut Prison Population

    Scot Ross with the liberal activist group One Wisconsin Now notes Walker is lagging in polls. “He’s blowing that dog whistle loud and clear, and he’s trying to get every racist across...

    Wisconsin Radio Network, 08/09/2018
  • State Debate: Scott Walker’s Refusal to Visit Prisons Stirs Up Bloggers

    One Wisconsin Now’s Scot Ross maintains that Walker’s refusal to visit prisons is a shirking of his responsibilities as governor. He adds that Walker took the same position and refused to visit...

    Capital Times, 08/09/2018
  • Scott Walker’s Absolutely Awful Record on Corrections

    Scott Walker has an absolutely awful record on Corrections in the state and Mike Browne joins Bryan on 414Wisconsin to make sure we know the correct record.

    WRRD-AM, 08/08/2018
  • Scott Walker Accidentally Reveals the Truth With Press Conference on Public Safety

    Gov. Scott Walker declared there was “no value” in him, as chief executive of the state, visiting a correctional institution.

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/08/2018
  • Scott Walker: ‘No Value’ to Visiting State Prisons

    Gov. Scott Walker said Tuesday he has yet to visit a prison in Wisconsin and he doesn’t plan to if he’s re-elected because “there’s no value” in him doing so. He made...

    La Crosse Tribune, 08/08/2018
  • Scott Walker Cannot Defend His Racist Corrections Disaster

    ‘On Corrections, Scott Walker Always Makes the Wrong Decision and Always for the Wrong Reason’

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/07/2018
  • Walker: ‘There’s No Value’ To Visiting Wisconsin Prisons

    Gov. Scott Walker said he’s yet to visit a prison in Wisconsin and he doesn’t plan to if he’s re-elected … Even before Walker spoke to reporters, liberal group One Wisconsin Now had already...

    Wisconsin Public Radio, 08/07/2018
  • Gov. Scott Walker Says He Sees ‘no Value’ in Visiting State Prisons As He Hits Democrats’ Promises to Slash the Number of Inmates

    Gov. Scott Walker said Tuesday he sees “no value” in visiting the Wisconsin prisons that he runs and that cost taxpayers more than $1 billion a year. He made the comment at...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 08/07/2018
  • Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel Says DOJ Is ‘studying’ 3D-printed Guns

    Joanna Beilman-Dulin, research director for liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now, said, “If you want to know how far out of step Brad Schimel is on guns, even Donald Trump has taken...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 08/01/2018
  • Records Show Brad Schimel Quick to Buy Promotional Swag, Slow to Address Growing Delays at State Crime Lab

    Started Buying Swag in February 2015 But Waited Until June 2018 to Hire Contractor to Investigate Growing State Crime Lab Backlog.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/20/2018
  • Brad Schimel Soft on Crime?

    To defend Schimel, the Washington DC-based Republican Attorneys General Association has run an ad with two sheriffs, from Brown and Eau Claire counties, defending Schimel’s record in handling the rape kit backlog....

    Urban Milwaukee, 07/20/2018
  • State Debate: Scott Walker’s Photo With Russian Spy Has the Bloggers Talking

    The liberal advocate One Wisconsin Now contends that it’s been Walker’s 25-year relationship with the National Rifle Association that opened the doors to the Russian accused of spying to get personal access...

    Capital Times, 07/20/2018
  • The Rest of the Picture: $3.5 Million in NRA Support Paved the Way for Accused Spy to Get Personal Access to Scott Walker

    The Rest of the Picture: $3.5 Million in NRA Support Paved the Way for Accused Spy to Get Personal Access to Scott Walker.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/18/2018
  • Devil’s Advocates Radio: July 18, 2018

    Scot Ross joins the Devils to identify just how far back Scott Walker started taking sweet sweet NRA money.

    WRRD-AM, 07/18/2018
  • Wisconsin’s Prisons Are a Mess, Which Governor Walker Has Made Worse. But We Can Fix This.

    In Wisconsin, we spend more taxpayer money to lock people up than we do to educate them at universities. That should be a problem worth addressing for any politician. But so far,...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 07/06/2018
  • Guards at 6 Wisconsin Prisons Don’t Have Body Cameras Despite Order From Scott Walker, Lawmakers

    State prison officials haven’t yet put body cameras on correctional officers in six Wisconsin prisons, despite receiving an order last year to do so. Gov. Scott Walker and lawmakers passed a state...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 07/03/2018
  • Brad Schimel’s Latest Excuse

    Brad Schimel’s latest excuse for not suing his campaign donor Purdue Pharmaceuticals is a poor one.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/02/2018
  • Brad Schimel Critics Push for a Federal Lawsuit Against Opioid Makers

    One Wisconsin Now, a Madison-based liberal advocacy group, contend Schimel has been lax with efforts to hold pharmaceutical companies accountable.

    Capital Times, 06/30/2018
  • Brad Schimel and Scott Walker Repeat Mistakes Past; Refuse to Take Legal Action Against Opioid Manufacturers

    Scott Walker has not authorized the DOJ to pursue legal action against the manufacturers behind the opioid crisis. Brad Schimel is opposed to filing a lawsuit.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/04/2018
  • Walker Appoints New Corrections Secretary

    Gov. Scott Walker appointed a new Department of Corrections secretary on Wednesday, the agency’s third leader in less than three years as it struggles to recover from allegations of abuse at Wisconsin’s...

    Associated Press, 05/23/2018
  • Brad Schimel Election Ad Blames Families, Not His Pharmaceutical Donors for Opioid Crisis

    In his first campaign tv ad, Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel blames families for the current opioid crisis, not pharmaceutical drug manufacturers.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/17/2018
  • Attorney General Brad Schimel Threatens Crackdown on CBD Oil Instead of Holding Opioid Manufacturers Accountable

    Brad Schimel is sitting on his hands in holding manufacturers behind the opioid addiction crisis accountable.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/09/2018
  • Scott Walker’s Addiction to Opioid Money

    Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign has released a second campaign television ad this week, the latest focusing on opioid addiction.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/03/2018
  • Prison Workers Were Promoted After Teen Inmate Suicide Attempt That Is Costing Nearly $19 Million

    Mistake after mistake led to a 16-year-old inmate suffering severe brain damage when guards neglected her request for help and she hanged herself in her cell. The 2015 episode is costing Wisconsin...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 04/27/2018
  • Ex-cop Glenn Rehberg Must Dole Out $100 Million As Wisconsin School Safety Czar

    Scot Ross said he believes Rehberg and Schimel ultimately will promote the "idea that guns in schools is the solution" to the problem of school shootings.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 04/25/2018
  • Walker Signs Vukmir Crime Legislation

    Gov. Scott Walker has signed a package of legislation cracking down on youth offenders and repeat criminals. The bills eliminate the three-year maximum sentence for youthful offenders in juvenile correctional facilities and...

    Associated Press, 04/16/2018
  • Scott Walker Will Not Appoint Interim Milwaukee County Sheriff to Replace David Clarke

    Gov. Scott Walker will not appoint an interim Milwaukee County sheriff to complete the term of former Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. Six months after naming five finalists for the job, Walker’s...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 04/11/2018
  • MSNBC Guest Unloads on NRA’s ‘top Dog’ Paul Ryan for Holding Closed Door Town Hall to Avoid Parkland Teens

    “It’s been 915 days since Paul Ryan held a town hall here in the state of Wisconsin,” Ross explained.

    RawStory, 04/07/2018
  • Scott Walker Signs Bill to Crack Down on the Straw Purchases of Guns

    Gov. Scott Walker signed bills Wednesday to crack down on the straw purchasing of guns, give terminally ill patients the ability to try experimental medication and eliminate an air-quality monitoring station. One...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 03/28/2018
  • Gov. Walker to Sign $100M School Safety Plan Into Law Monday in Kaukauna

    Gov. Scott Walker signed a $100 million school safety measure Monday that allows schools to apply for grants to make their buildings more secure following recent school shootings. State lawmakers passed the...

    WPR, 03/26/2018
  • The NRA’s $3.5 Million Man Scott Walker Delivering for the Gun Lobby, Again

    Legislators supporting this sham are providing aid and comfort to the NRA and Scott Walker, who wants nothing more than for this issue to go away.

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/20/2018