To turn voters out, you need to turn them on

How the actions and poor decisions of Scott Walker and the Republican majority in the state Legislature have hurt Wisconsin is well publicized and widely known. To the progressive leaders and activists who hope to replace the Republicans, what people need to hear from you is not just another recitation of the failures of Scott […]

Gov. Scott Walker’s Supreme Anger

An executive whose party suffers historic election losses lashes out with angry tweets. Where have we seen this before? It’s not Donald Trump, it’s Scott Walker.

One Wisconsin Now’s 2018 Predictions

What’s in store for Wisconsin politics in 2018? Who knows. But that’s not going to stop us from making our predictions for the year ahead.

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Obstruction)

Allowing our courts to become deadlocked for petty political reasons would be unprecedented. It’s time Sen. Ron Johnson stop playing games and start doing his job.

School choice group seeks personal data on students

We're not saying what they did was illegal, we're saying it's sleazy, and given the voucher industry's record on accountability, there are legitimate concerns about how this data is used, resold and transmitted. [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]

Scott Walker, the Wisconsin Idea and the race for 2016

"GOP primary voters don't reject the notion that public education is a public good that creates jobs and opportunity," said Scot Ross, executive director of the liberal group One Wisconsin Now. [Capital Times]

Senate Republicans make a bad school idea even worse

Proving that it can always get worse, Wisconsin Senate Republicans have entered the debate on school accountability with a proposal, Senate Bill 1, even weaker than the bill proposed by their counterparts in the state Assembly. [Capital Times]

Gov. Walker Jetting Off to California, Again.

Gov. Scott Walker is off to California for the second time in as many weeks, this time seeking the support of the ultra-wealthy right-wing power broker Koch brothers in his quest for the GOP presidential nomination.

Scott Walker Just Pulled Off a Supreme Court Coup in Wisconsin

One Wisconsin Now called the decision a “get-out-of-jail-free card” for powerful interests that invest in Supreme Court races. “The vast majority of spending to elect these four justices was done by these entities,” Ross said. [Daily Beast]

Scott Walker slams Hillary Clinton, Democrats hit back

The liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now tweeted on Thursday: “um, @ScottWalker, elected official 76% of his adult life. @HillaryClinton, elected official 16% of her adult life.” The math checks out. [Capital Times]

State has selected developer for massive Hill Farms project

One Wisconsin Now previously accused the Walker administration of steering contracts to campaign contributors. One of the finalists is a company owned by prominent Dane County developer and Walker donor Terrence Wall. There were also Walker donors among the other finalist groups and those cut earlier in the process. [Wisconsin State Journal]

UNSPUN: January 14, 2015

Last night Walker delivered his state of the state address. No mention of the budget but he did touch on a few initiatives. What is your reaction? [WMTV-TV]

Group seeks attorney general opinion on Deanna Alexander’s fundraising

One Wisconsin Now, a liberal group based in Madison, on Friday asked Attorney General Brad Schimel for an opinion on whether Milwaukee County Supervisor Deanna Alexander violated state law last year by using social media to solicit contributions for family expenses. [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]

Right to Work is Wrong for Wisconsin

A right to work law would take us in the opposite direction, and that’s why it’s wrong for families, wrong for workers and wrong for Wisconsin.

Right-to-work group launches after governor, legislators say issue not a priority

“It’s the same playbook from four years ago that tore Wisconsin apart,” Ross said in a statement. “Gov. Walker says anything to get elected and now he and his Republican front groups are ready to launch a frontal assault on Wisconsin’s middle class working women and men.” [Racine Journal Times]