Political Allies

Walker scores big with Koch brothers, other wealthy donors in informal poll

Liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now, which opposes school vouchers, described the makeup of the task force as being “packed” with voucher supporters, executive director Scot Ross said in a statement. The group pointed to $20,000 in campaign contributions that went to the GOP members of the committee from pro-voucher groups. [Wisconsin State Journal]


Gov. Scott Walker is a masterful career politician, willing to do or say anything to get elected, and carefully cultivates relationships with key players.

Inside Scott Walker’s Secret Brain Trust

"The MacIver Institute is a propaganda factory for the failed Walker policies that have put Wisconsin near the bottom of the Midwest in job creation.” [Daily Beast]

State Senate Republicans Make a Bad Idea Even Worse

The efforts of both Assembly and Senate Republicans fall woefully short of protecting our children and tax dollars, instead putting ideology and political payback before helping our schools be the best that they can be.

Lawsuit challenging teacher contracts politically motivated, says One WI Now

A lawsuit accusing the Madison School Board of engaging in illegal collective bargaining to the detriment of children and taxpayers was filed by a Milwaukee-based conservative legal group that is a “front” for Gov. Scott Walker, says the director of a Madison progressive advocacy group. [Capital Times]