Health Care Category Archive

  • Republican Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Wears Protective Gear While Telling Voters They Are ‘incredibly Safe to Go Out’

    Robin Vos wore a mask, gloves and other protective gear as he sought to assure voters it was "incredibly safe" to vote in person for Tuesday's election amid the coronavirus pandemic.

    CNN, 04/07/2020
  • ICYMI: Dan Kelly Campaign Hiding Endorsement of Group That Wants to Outlaw Birth Control and Abortion

    Dan Kelly’s campaign has been curiously silent about the support it is getting from a group that wants to outlaw most common forms of birth control.

    One Wisconsin Now, 01/22/2020
  • Right-Wing Group That Wants to Criminalize Abortion Backs Dan Kelly State Supreme Court Campaign

    A right-wing group that supports criminalizing abortion in Wisconsin is backing Dan Kelly’s state Supreme Court campaign.

    One Wisconsin Now, 01/15/2020
  • 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
  • State Helps Fund Murky Pro-Life Group

    The idea of a direct state grant of $500,000 to Choose Life Wisconsin is questioned by Analiese Eicher of One Wisconsin Now.

    Urban Milwaukee, 09/10/2019
  • Right-Wing Legislators Propose Spending $500,000 a Year on Misinformation Campaign Targeting Wisconsin Women

    A bill proposed by two Republican legislators would require state taxpayers to give $500,000 a year to fake women’s health centers.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 09/06/2019
  • Right-Wing Legislators Who Want to Outlaw Abortion and Birth Control Now Targeting Science

    Right-wing legislators who support amending the state constitution to outlaw birth control are targeting science with a new proposal.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 09/05/2019
  • Twenty-Five Wisconsin Republicans Share the Views of Rep. Steve King

    Steve King is the subject of national condemnation for a rant explaining opposition to rape and incest exceptions to abortion bans.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 08/16/2019
  • One Wisconsin Now Joins Coalition Denouncing Activities of Radical Group Operation Save America

    One Wisconsin Now joined with a coalition of groups supporting women’s access to abortion and comprehensive health care.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/18/2019
  • Senate Republicans Reject Expanding Health Care, Pursue Dangerous Abortion Bans

    Republicans in control of the state Senate are poised to intervene in health care decisions being made by Wisconsin women.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/05/2019
  • National Wave Legislators Trying to Take Health Care Decisions Away From Women Arrives in Wisconsin

    Taking health care choices away from women and their families is the publicly stated, ultimate goal of many of the legislators.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 05/15/2019
  • No Gifts For Mothers As Republican Legislature Undermines Women’s Health in Wisconsin

    ‘These Guys Need to Show Women the Respect We Deserve’

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/10/2019
  • Outlawing All Abortion and Banning Birth Control: The Radical Agenda of State Legislators Pushing Dangerous New Restrictions on Women’s Health Care

    The ultimate goal of legislators sponsoring new restrictions on abortion is to take health care away from women.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/03/2019
  • Brian Hagedorn’s Decisions Put Corporate Profits Before Protecting Kids and Seniors

    Supreme Court candidate Brian Hagedorn put corporate profits before protecting seniors from abuse and kids from lead poisoning.

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/15/2019
  • Brian Hagedorn Supports Court Action That Would Criminalize Abortion in Wisconsin

    Brian Hagedorn continues to call to reverse the Supreme Court’s Roe decision, the result of which would be to criminalize abortion.

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/12/2019
  • Extremist Group That Demands Allegiance to Their Agenda of Rewriting Constitution to Outlaw Birth Control and Ban Abortion in All Circumstances Endorses Brian Hagedorn

    A right-wing group whose agenda includes outlawing birth control announced they’re endorsing Supreme Court candidate Brian Hagedorn.

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/05/2019
  • Republicans, Touting Conservative Study, Warn Against Medicaid Expansion

    Liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now revealed Williams offered to advise former Gov. Scott Walker’s presidential campaign.

    Wisconsin State Journal, 02/20/2019
  • Supreme Court Candidate Judge Hagedorn Defends Controversial Blog Posts

    One Wisconsin Now Research Director Joanna Beilman-Dulin said Hagedorn can’t be trusted to be fair and impartial on the court.

    WKOW-TV, 02/04/2019
  • The Journey From Wisconsin to Texas and the Ruling That Struck Down the ACA

    “Over the last couple years, we have become a right-wing idea factory,” said Mike Browne.

    Houston Chronicle, 01/11/2019
  • Quality, Affordable Health Care

    SCOTT WALKER: Hi I’m Scott Walker. When Obamacare premiums went up, and Washington failed to act, we passed bipartisan legislation to lower costs. Like you, I have family and friends with serious...

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/19/2018
  • Scott Walker’s Belated, B.S Concern for Pre-Existing Conditions

    Scott Walker hasn’t cared about pre-existing conditions until the issue threatened the health of his political ambitions.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/18/2018
  • A Leader

    MARY FELZKOWSKI: When I was diagnosed with breast cancer for the second time, it was devastating. But with support from my family and friends, I survived. So when people play politics with...

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/11/2018
  • They Always Will Be

    I’m Rebecca Kleefisch I’ll never forget my battle with cancer, or the impact it had on my family. That’s why I’m shocked Tony Evers and his allies say Scott Walker would end...

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/14/2018
  • Gov. Scott Walker Is Up to His Old Tricks Again in Obamacare Costs Plan

    Gov. Scott Walker has one signature move, and it’s so tired that it’s a wonder anyone still falls for it: He creates or exacerbates a problem, then claims to be the only...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 08/03/2018
  • Scott Walker’s $200 Million Plan to Lower Obamacare Costs Gets OK From Trump Administration

    President Donald Trump’s administration signed off Sunday on Gov. Scott Walker’s $200 million plan to lower Affordable Care Act premiums. It was the latest effort by the GOP governor to work within...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 07/29/2018
  • “Here We Go Again.”

    Shortly after President Trump announced his pick for Supreme Court, the liberal group One Wisconsin Now sent an email with the subject line: “Trump, Walker will criminalize abortion.” “If he is not...

    Isthmus, 07/19/2018
  • Brad Schimel Wants SCOTUS to Overturn Roe

    Brad Schimel publicly supports jailing doctors and threatening felonies for people who help women get abortions in cases where the mother’s health is at risk.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/12/2018
  • Walker Doubts Roe V. Wade at Risk

    “If he is not blocked, Brett Kavanaugh will be the deciding vote to overturn Roe v. Wade and do what Scott Walker has been trying to do for 25 years: criminalize women...

    Urban Milwaukee, 07/12/2018
  • Walker Not Convinced Trump’s Supreme Court Pick Will Lead To Roe V. Wade Being Overturned

    “If he is not blocked, Brett Kavanaugh will be the deciding vote to overturn Roe v. Wade and do what Scott Walker has been trying to do for 25 years: criminalize women...

    Wisconsin Public Radio, 07/11/2018
  • Donald Trump, Scott Walker Will Criminalize Abortion

    One Wisconsin Now Program Director Analiese Eicher released the following statements about Donald Trump nomination.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/09/2018
  • New State Data: Post-Act 10, Teachers’ Health Care Costs Soared

    Wisconsin school districts ratcheted up health care costs on teachers and other employees after the state’s Act 10 collective bargaining changes, with the average district now requiring teachers to pay about 12...

    Wisconsin State Journal, 07/03/2018
  • U.S. Supreme Court Legalizes Lying to Women in 5-4 Decision

    The Supreme Court today issued a ruling striking down a law requiring crisis pregnancy centers provide women with truthful and medically accurate information.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 06/26/2018
  • PolitiFact Wisconsin: Did Walker Turn Down $1 Billion in Medicaid Funding?

    Wachs says that Governor Walker has turned down one billion dollars in Medicaid money,” said Tom Kertscher with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel… “He didn’t trust the federal government and to continue to...

    PolitiFact, 06/15/2018
  • Brad’s Bad on Healthcare Consumer Protection

    Attorney General Brad Schimel’s Lawsuit Could Cost Wisconsinites Protection From Higher Rates For Pre-Existing Conditions and Losing Coverage if They Get Sick.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/08/2018
  • Louise Lyall: Keep Birth Control Copay Free

    My future should not be dependent on my government’s or boss’ moral impositions.

    Capital Times, 06/07/2018
  • 53rd Anniversary of Landmark U.S. Supreme Court Decision Establishing Right to Use Birth Control

    Today is the 53rd anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision Griswold v. Connecticut that held married people had the right to use contraception.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 06/07/2018
  • Lower Premiums for Wisconsin Families

    DR. DON LEE: Wisconsin’s health care system is ranked first in the nation for quality. But, Obamacare premiums have skyrocketed by 36% this year, and many families just can’t afford to pay...

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/05/2018
  • New Television Ad From Scott Walker Confirms Career Politician Willing to Say Anything to Try to Win an Election

    While he and his family have enjoyed full health care coverage on our dime for a quarter century, Scott Walker been playing politics with everyone else’s.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/05/2018
  • To Help People

    MAGGIE: Jordan has had cognitive disabilities since he was very young. JORDAN: But now I have a job I love. It’s at the hospital, to help people, to make sure the equipment...

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/31/2018
  • Scott Walker Signals Little Appetite for ‘fetal Heartbeat’ 6-week Abortion ban

    Gov. Scott Walker declined Tuesday to voice support for Wisconsin to enact its version of a new Iowa law that bans abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, typically about six...

    Wisconsin State Journal, 05/23/2018
  • Trump Administration Continues to Undermine Access to Birth Control

    According to media reports, the administration of Donald Trump will impose new rules that would further restrict access to birth control.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 05/18/2018
  • Joanna Beilman-Dulin: Respecting Mothers Means More Than a Bouquet or Nice Brunch

    So this Mother’s Day take some time to honor and appreciate your mother.

    Capital Times, 05/13/2018
  • Respecting Mothers Means More Than a Bouquet of Flowers or a Nice Brunch

    Show mothers and women respect they deserve every day by empowering us to make our own decisions about birth control and helping keep it copay free.

    Joanna Beilman-Dulin, 05/10/2018
  • One Wisconsin Institute Statements in Support of Planned Parenthood Lawsuit Against Trump Administration Efforts to Limit Birth Control Access

    As soon as discrimination against women in health insurance was banned, the right wing went all out to undermine both access to birth control services.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 05/02/2018
  • Silence Is Not an Option As Lawmakers Threaten to End Copay-Free Birth Control

    Major reforms included in the Affordable Care Act resulted in an end to discrimination against women in health care.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 04/27/2018
  • Wisconsin’s Walker Seeks Federal Waiver for Reinsurance Program

    Gov. Scott Walker’s administration filed a request with the federal government seeking a waiver that would allow Wisconsin to offer a $200 million reinsurance program designed to lower premiums and attract more...

    Associated Press, 04/19/2018
  • Scott Walker Signs 64 Bills, Including Restriction on Abortion Coverage for State Workers

    Gov. Scott Walker signed 64 bills into law Tuesday, including one that prohibits state health insurance plans for public employees from covering abortion procedures with some exceptions.The abortion bill, which the Assembly...

    Wisconsin State Journal, 04/04/2018
  • Michael Screnock’s ‘Values’

    Women who remember those days will tell you with horror how men like Michael Screnock would show up to clinics and block them from their health care provider.

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/26/2018