United Sportsmen Category Archive


  • Scott Walker’s Record on Criminal Justice & Public Safety

    As chair of the State Assembly Corrections Committee in his early years Scott Walker toed the early 1990’s GOP party line on crime.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/09/2015
  • Scott Walker’s Record on Guns

    His flip flop on the issue depending on his electoral audience is yet another example of Scott Walker’s willingness to do or say anything to get elected.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/09/2015
  • United Sportsmen Seeks Exemption From Penalty for Faulty Tax Filings

    Scot Ross, executive director of the liberal group One Wisconsin Now, said United Sportsmen’s sole source of funding appeared to be a conservative political group and that its main spending went to...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 01/17/2014
  • One Wisconsin Now Statements on Van Hollen Announcement

    There is no better example of Van Hollen’s partisan fealty than his attacks on voter rights to serve the Republican partisan political agenda.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/07/2013
  • Scott Suder Steps Away From Job in Scott Walker’s Administration

    Just days before receiving the grant, the lobbyist for United Sportsmen offered free fishing excursions to Suder, the Journal Sentinel reported Monday. The day the trip began, Suder joined 17 other Republicans...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10/03/2013
  • Suder Shuffles Off the State and On To Special Interests’ Payroll

    Mere days before he was slated to start a $94,000 a year job in the Walker administration, it was announced today that former Assembly Majority Leader Scott Suder has taken a different job as a special interest lobbyist.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/03/2013
  • Complaint Filed Against Suder for Lobbyist Fishing Trip

    One Wisconsin Now is requesting the Government Accountability Board conduct an investigation of possible state ethics violations after United Sportsmen, a group set to receive a $500,000 grant which was later rescinded,...

    Badger Herald, 10/02/2013
  • Suder’s Fishing Trip Questioned

    One Wisconsin Now filed a formal complaint with the state Government Accountability Board asking for an investigation of possible violations of state ethics laws based on the report, Scot Ross, its executive...

    Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, 10/01/2013
  • Liberal Group Files Ethics Complaint Against Scott Suder Over Fishing Trip

    A liberal group filed an ethics complaint Monday against former Assembly Majority Leader Scott Suder and a lobbyist for a self-described sportsmen group for going on a fishing trip together just days...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 09/30/2013
  • United Sportsmen Official Offered Free Two-Day Fishing Excursion to Author of Sweetheart Deal

    MADISON, Wis. — The author of a sweetheart deal worth potentially millions of dollars for a politically-connected organization was offered a free, two-day Lake Michigan fishing excursion by the lobbyist and Executive...

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/29/2013
  • Walker Claims Ignorance On Sweetheart Deal for Group That Endorsed Him

    MADISON, Wis. — As part of his 2013-15 state budget Gov. Scott Walker signed into law a provision directing a $500,000 taxpayer funded grant to United Sportsmen of Wisconsin, a group that endorsed...

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/18/2013
  • Top GOP Legislator on Gov. Walker’s Sleazy United Sportsmen Deal: ‘The Process Has Worked’

    MADISON, Wis. — Almost daily new revelations have raised serious questions about the propriety and legality of Gov. Walker and Republican legislators inclusion of a sweetheart deal in the state budget that would...

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/17/2013
  • New Developments In United Sportsmen Scandal Greet Gov. Walker Upon Return to Wisconsin From Latest Political Junket

    One Wisconsin Now called on Walker to answer questions about the sweetheart deal to send state tax dollars to a partisan political front group that endorsed him in his recall election.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/16/2013
  • Scandal Surrounding Gov. Walker’s Attempt to Reward Political Allies Deepens

    Breaking news reports today reveal that the group in question may in fact be a for-profit corporation that received at least $235,000 in income in 2011, courtesy of the right-wing Citizens for a Strong America.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/09/2013
  • Gov. Walker on Line One: Wisconsin Gov. Phones Home From Political Junket in Washington State to Cancel Sleazy Deal

    MADISON, Wis. — A $500,000 taxpayer funded state grant to United Sportsmen of Wisconsin has generated increasing controversy over the last several weeks as serious questions were raised about how the grant process...

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/05/2013
  • Could State Grant to GOP ‘Outdoor’ Group Be Used to Help Boost Republican Political Campaigns?

    Could a state grant slipped into the budget by the former Assembly Majority Leader, signed into law by Gov. Walker and rushed through the approval process by the Walker administration be used to help support partisan political activity?

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/04/2013
  • Questions for Gov. Walker and Assembly Majority Leader Mount As Committee Approves Grant for Politically Connected Special Interest Group

    Despite mounting questions and growing evidence that top Republican leaders went to great lengths to ensure a taxpayer funded grant went to a politically connected special interest group, the grant was approved on Thursday.

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/29/2013
  • DNR Committee Votes to Award Controversial $500K Grant to Politically Connected Group

    Said Scot Ross of One Wisconsin Now, who provided a copy of the drafting notes to the State Journal: “Why can’t they come up with the IRS letter?”

    La Crosse Tribune, 08/29/2013