Press Release Archive


  • Right-Wing Supporters of Dan Kelly Go to Court to Tip Electoral Scales in His Favor

    Right-wing supporters of Dan Kelly are going to court to try to purge registered Wisconsinites from poll lists.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 11/13/2019
  • Right Wing Launches Campaign to Bully Wisconsin Elections Commission Into Voter Roll Purge

    The right wing in Wisconsin has a long and shameful record of manipulating the rules on voting for their own advantage.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 10/16/2019
  • Board of Regents Picks Pandering to Right-Wing Politicians Over Protecting Students

    The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents today advanced a proposed administrative rule restricting free speech on campuses.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 10/11/2019
  • Free Speech Crackdown on Agenda for University of Wisconsin Board of Regents Meeting

    The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents is poised to push forward with a controversial plan to limit campus speech.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 10/08/2019
  • 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
  • One Wisconsin Institute Opposes UW Board of Regents Latest Move to Restrict Campus Free Speech

    The UW Board of Regents seems more interested in attempting to appease right-wing politicians than protecting the rights of students.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 08/20/2019
  • 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
  • Three Year Anniversary of Victory for Voter Rights in Wisconsin

    In the three years since Judge Peterson’s ruling, Wisconsin voters have shown that they will vote when given the opportunity to vote.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 07/29/2019
  • Wisconsin Celebrates Milestone in Fight for Voting Rights

    On this day in 1919, Wisconsin was the first state to ratify the 19th Amendment to give women the right to vote.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 06/10/2019
  • 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 Joke: Record Early Voting in Spring 2019 Election

    Early and absentee voting in the April 2019 election has reached record levels for a non-presidential primary Spring election.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 04/01/2019
  • Scott Walker Hired to Do What He Does Best, Rig Voting Rules to Get Unfair Partisan Advantage

    A right-wing group formed to help Republicans rig districts for an unfair electoral advantage announced it has retained Scott Walker.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 03/21/2019
  • One Wisconsin Institute Statements on Gov. Tony Evers’ Executive Order Increasing Access to State ID

    We applaud Gov. Tony Evers’ leadership, taking Wisconsin in a new direction to help make voting easier and more convenient.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 03/04/2019
  • Federal Judge Tosses Wisconsin Republican Lame Duck Attacks on Voting

    It's time for Robin Vos and the GOP to accept the court’s decisive and unmistakable ruling and cease their attacks on voting rights.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 01/17/2019
  • Plaintiffs in Federal Voting Rights Lawsuit Reply to Republican ‘Smoke and Mirrors’ Argument Less Early Voting Is Expanding Early Voting

    ‘Attempts to Rig the Rules on Voting and Suppress Legal Voters Were Unconstitutional in 2016 and They Remain Unconstitutional Today’

    One Wisconsin Institute, 01/11/2019
  • One Wisconsin Institute Files Request for Court to Enforce Rulings Striking Down Republican Lame Duck Restrictions on Voting

    One Wisconsin Institute has returned to court seeking enforcement of the 2016 federal court decision.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 12/17/2018
  • One Wisconsin Institute Announces Coming Legal Action Against GOP ‘Lame Duck’ Voting Rights Attacks

    This attack by Republicans in the legislature is not just unprecedented — it's undemocratic, it's unconstitutional, it's un-American.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 12/14/2018
  • Robin Vos Republicans: ‘Too Many People Voted’

    Scot Ross released the following statements and information on reported attacks on early voting planned by Republicans in their lame duck legislative session.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 11/30/2018
  • GOP ‘Playing With Fire’ Using Lame Duck to Rig Elections

    We and our legal counsel will be vigilant in monitoring what the Republicans attempt to do with state laws on voting in this lame duck session.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 11/28/2018
  • Post-One Wisconsin Institute Lawsuit, Voters Continue to Shatter Early Vote Records

    After setting early absentee voting records in 2016, Wisconsin voters are again setting records with early absentee voting in 2018.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 11/05/2018
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • One Wisconsin Institute Statements on Sen. Ron Johnson and GOP Vote to Put Michael Brennan on Federal Court

    The controversial appointment of homophobic racist Michael Brennan to a lifetime appointment was rammed through the U.S. Senate today.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 05/10/2018
  • Ron Johnson Votes to Advance Nomination of Racist, Homophobe to Lifetime Court Seat; Tammy Baldwin Rejects Extremist

    With the help of Republican Sen. Ron Johnson, the nomination of racist and homophobe Michael Brennan to a lifetime appointment continues to advance.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 05/09/2018
  • 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
  • Yay! for the ACA on Its Eighth Anniversary

    Its the eighth anniversary of the Affordable Care Act being signed into law. The law made advances for women by prohibiting sex discrimination in health care.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 03/23/2018
  • Donald Trump Nominee to Fill Wisconsin Federal Court Seat Fails to Disclose Shocking Comments

    The writings of Donald Trump’s nominee, Gordon Giampietro, reveal he holds views that disqualify him from a lifetime appointment to the federal court.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 02/16/2018
  • Red Flags and Blue Slips Should Sink Lifetime Nomination of Michael Brennan to Federal Court

    The Senate Judiciary today set aside common decency and its own traditions and rules in voting to approve Donald Trump’s nomination of Michael Brennan.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 02/15/2018
  • Get Schooled About Red Flags on Lifetime Nomination of Mike Brennan to Federal Court

    UW-Madison student Louise schools the nation on one of the reasons why Mike Brennan ought not be given a lifetime appointment to the federal courts.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 02/14/2018