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Tony Evers ‘not particularly encouraged’ by chat with Scott Walker on vetoing GOP lame-duck bills

Scot Ros told Gousha that Republicans are "attacking early voting" and defying the judge's order in the 2016 case.
Wisconsin State Journal
12/10/2018
In The News

Opponents look at legal options as they await Scott Walker’s actions on lame-duck bills

One Wisconsin Institute has signaled it may rekindle its legal fight against the early voting restrictions.
Wisconsin State Journal
12/09/2018
In The News

Josh Kaul, Tony Evers slam lame-duck session

Josh Kaul is warning Republican efforts to strip some of his authority are likely to embroil Wisconsin in a legal battle.
Wisconsin State Journal
12/03/2018
In The News

Incoming attorney general slams GOP plan to curb his powers, says it subverts democracy

Over the weekend, an attorney for the liberal group One Wisconsin Institute said it would bring a legal challenge to the limit on early voting if it passes. The group successfully struck down a similar limit in 2016.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
12/03/2018
In The News

5 Things Wisconsin Republicans Want To Do Last-Minute

A federal lawsuit, One Wisconsin Institute, et. al. v. Thomsen, resulted in their efforts being struck down.
Patch
12/03/2018
In The News

Changes to early voting, Wisconsin presidential primary would cost taxpayers millions under GOP plan

Democratic attorneys Marc Elias and Bruce Spiva have promised to bring a legal challenge to the early voting limit if it passes.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
12/03/2018
Testimony

Testimony on Efforts to Restrict the Right to Vote

Today we are asking that you reject the proposals contained in these bills to reinstate unnecessary and unconstitutional limits on early voting.
One Wisconsin Institute
12/03/2018
In The News

After Raucous Hearing, Bills To Restrict Early Voting, Curtail Evers’ Powers Move To Full Legislature

A lawyer for the liberal One Wisconsin Institute warned against the provision of the bill that restricts early voting, saying it would be challenged in court.
Wisconsin Public Radio
12/03/2018
In The News

GOP lawmakers seek sweeping new restrictions on incoming Democratic attorney general

Scot Ross who is currently involved in a lawsuit challenging Wisconsin’s voting requirements, chastised the proposal.
Wisconsin State Journal
12/01/2018
In The News

Lawsuit looms over proposed limit to early voting in Wisconsin

Elias represented an affiliate of One Wisconsin Now in the case that resulted in the 2016 decision striking down previous limits to early voting.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
12/01/2018
Press Release

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
In The News

GOP lame-duck bills would move primary, limit early voting

Scot Ross, executive director of One Wisconsin Institute, which brought the lawsuit, issued a statement saying Republicans are trying to "rig" election rules.
Associated Press
11/30/2018
In The News

Wisconsin Republicans Want to Close Early Voting Sites for Weeks in Desperate Move to Clamp Down on Voters in...

A similar early voting clampdown was found unconstitutional and "pretextual" in a sweeping opinion in U.S. District Court, One Wisconsin Institute v. Thomsen.
MAL Contends
11/30/2018
Press Release

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
In The News

33 Election Winners and Losers

Winner: One Wisconsin Now and Josh Kaul: The historically high early voting in Milwaukee and Madison were key to the victory of Kaul and Evers.
Urban Milwaukee
11/08/2018
Press Release

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
In The News

Point Counterpoint: No one looks out for students like Sen. Tammy Baldwin

According to One Wisconsin Institute’s “Student Loan Voter Scorecard,” Vukmir has consistently voted against ... college students in Wisconsin.
Badger Herald
10/16/2018
In The News

Voter fraud — what voter fraud? Studies contradict photo ID rationale

One Wisconsin Institute filed open-records requests for all complaints of voter fraud from “every single legislator” who claimed to have received them.
WisconsinWatch
09/30/2018
In The News

Voter ID linked to lower turnout in Wisconsin, other states; students, people of color, elderly most affected

One lawsuit, brought by One Wisconsin Institute, seeks to strike down the law.
WisconsinWatch
09/30/2018
In The News

Combatting GOP Voter Suppression Tactics

One Wisconsin Institute and Citizen Action were successful in having those restrictions overturned in court by proving they made it harder for Democrats to vote.
Shepherd Express
08/28/2018
In The News

Wisconsin AG race ready to heat up, but will anyone watch?

He served as one of Hillary Clinton’s attorneys ... and is representing liberal group One Wisconsin Institute in a lawsuit challenging the state’s voter ID law.
Associated Press
08/19/2018
Press Release

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
In The News

Wisconsin Reverses Ban on Some Overseas Absentee Ballots

One Wisconsin Institute sued over the restriction on voting rights, and in 2016 a federal court ordered the state to end the prohibition.
Courthouse News Service
06/21/2018
Press Release

Anniversary of 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
In The News

How a Wave of New Voters Could Take Out Scott Walker in 2018

Madison has seen high turnouts since 2016, when the One Wisconsin Institute's federal court decision swept away much of the Republican voter-obstruction legislation.
In These Times
06/04/2018
In The News

Appeals court yet to rule on Wisconsin voter ID and other election laws after 16 months

That lawsuit was brought by the liberal groups One Wisconsin Institute and Citizen Action of Wisconsin Education Fund.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
05/31/2018
In The News

State moves to avert federal lawsuit on voting hitch for some overseas voters

A federal judge already flagged the issue as part of a lawsuit brought by One Wisconsin Institute that overturned restrictions on in-person absentee voting.
Wisconsin State Journal
05/25/2018
Press Release

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
In The News

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
Press Release

Statements on Ron Johnson, GOP Vote to Put Michael Brennan on 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
Press Release

Ron Johnson Votes to Advance Nomination of Racist, Homophobe

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
In The News

Josh Kaul calls on Brad Schimel to challenge FCC repeal of net neutrality rules

Kaul represents One Wisconsin Institute and Citizen Action of Wisconsin Education Fund in their lawsuit against Wisconsin’s Voter ID law.
Wisconsin State Journal
05/03/2018
Press Release

Statements in Support of Planned Parenthood Lawsuit Against Trump

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
In The News

Kaul Calls Schimel’s Voter ID Remarks ‘Incredible Admission’

Kaul is representing liberal group One Wisconsin Institute in a lawsuit challenging the law.
Associated Press
05/02/2018
In The News

Josh Kaul criticizes Attorney General Brad Schimel over voter ID comments and handling of rape kits

Kaul is the lead attorney challenging the voter ID law and other election laws in a lawsuit brought by One Wisconsin Institute.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
05/02/2018
In The News

Kaul Calls Schimel’s Voter ID Remarks ‘Incredible Admission’

Kaul is representing liberal group One Wisconsin Institute in a lawsuit challenging the law.
Associated Press
05/02/2018
In The News

Josh Kaul criticizes Attorney General Brad Schimel over voter ID comments and handling of rape kits

Kaul is the lead attorney challenging the voter ID law and other election laws in a lawsuit brought by One Wisconsin Institute and Citizen Action of Wisconsin Education Fund.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
05/02/2018
Press Release

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
In The News

Attorney General Brad Schimel suggests Donald Trump won Wisconsin because of the state’s voter ID law

One Wisconsin's Scot Ross called Schimel's comments a "shocking admission."
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
04/13/2018
In The News

Wisconsin AG Suggests Voter ID Helped Trump Win the State

Scot Ross, executive director of One Wisconsin Now, said Schimel's remarks to McKenna were an admission that the law is rigged to help Republicans win elections.
Associated Press
04/13/2018
Press Release

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
In The News

Trump’s judicial nominees for Wisconsin spark protests

“He is not qualified for a lifetime judicial appointment and he ought to do the right thing and withdraw himself from consideration for this nomination”
Wisconsin Gazette
02/22/2018
In The News

Analiese Eicher: Red flags should sink judicial nomination of Michael Brennan

The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee set aside common decency and longstanding traditions when it voted to approve Donald Trump’s nomination of Michael Brennan.
Capital Times
02/21/2018
Press Release

Trump Nominee to 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
Press Release

Red Flags, Blue Slips Should Sink Nomination of Michael Brennan

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
Press Release

Get Schooled About Red Flags on Nomination of Mike Brennan

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
In The News

College Loan Default Rates Rise 20 Years After Enrollment

Similarly, another study from One Wisconsin Institute found that loan repayment takes 19.7 years for bachelor’s degrees and 23 years for graduate degrees.
Study Breaks
01/30/2018
Column

Senator Grassley’s Hypocrisy on Judges Worsens

Sen. Chuck Grassley has nearly completed his conversion of the Judiciary Committee to his own personal political playground.
Analiese Eicher
01/24/2018
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