The liberal group One Wisconsin Now summed up the shameless behavior with the quip, “Schimel put the AG in swag.” [Wisconsin Gazette]
“As attorney general, Brad Schimel is putting the ‘AG’ in swag,” said One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross in a news release. [Eau Claire Leader-Telegram]
Joanna Beilman-Dulin, One Wisconsin Now’s research director, said in a statement that Schimel should spend the department’s money on fighting crime. [Associated Press]
Newly released records show Attorney General Brad Schimel has spent about $83,000 on state Justice Department promotional items over the last three years. [Associated Press]
Brad Schimel’s office purchased SWAG like custom-made fortune cookies, stress balls, coffee mugs and tumblers, candy, pens and flashlights to hand out.
While Gov. Scott Walker is an expert at campaigning, his time in office shows that he is not an expert at governing
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 in urging a committee to give the grant to United Sportsmen. The liberal group One Wisconsin Now filed an ethics complaint with the […] [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
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.
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 Director for the group, according to a story in today’s Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. One Wisconsin Now has filed a formal complaint with the […]
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. Today we examine the close aides and […]
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. The failures of today are, sadly, not […]
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. On the final day of scheduled debate […]
Adding insult to the outrage of Gov. Walker's mismanaged WEDC is its utter failure to perform as advertised, with Wisconsin ranking among worst in the nation for job creation.
To Speaker Vos, Rep. Marklein and the other members of the so-called 'CPA Caucus' I ask, after this scathing audit, what more do you need to put Gov. Walker's WEDC under the microscope?
One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross released the following statements in response to Gov. Walker’s announcement on mental health funding in his 2013-15 budget proposal: “To call Scott Walker’s record on mental health abhorrent would be an understatement. “As Milwaukee County Executive he was entrusted with overseeing the mental health system we entrust with […]
“Walker’s WEDC has come up so short because there is no accountability in handing out millions of dollars in taxpayer-funded giveaways to businesses,” Ross said. “And Walker’s ‘solution’ is to put a board member from the state’s biggest business lobby in charge.” [Badger Herald]
“Gov. Walker’s WEDC has proven to be as unaccountable and unsuccessful at getting the job done for Wisconsin as critics said it would be,” said One Wisconsin Now. [Wisconsin State Journal]
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who forced public workers to pay more for their pensions as part of a push to curb union rights, broke his campaign promise to pay the full cost of his state pension immediately after taking office in January. “It is indefensible Scott Walker promised to live by these rules and then […] [Boston Globe]
MADISON, Wis. — Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker’s eight years of failed leadership are highlighted in an interactive timeline documenting his misdeeds, mismanagement and incompetence created by One Wisconsin Now and available at www.ScottWalkerFailureFiles.com. “The people of Milwaukee County have endured unprecedented harm due to the failed leadership of Scott Walker,” said Scot Ross, One […]