Press Release Archive


  • Leaders Agree: McCain More of the McSame

    As Sen. McCain and Gov. Palin come to Cedarburg to make their first stop together in Wisconsin, progressive leaders from across Wisconsin agree: McCain is more of the same.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/07/2008
  • Over 10,000 Emails Sent to WMC Board Companies

    Over 10,000 emails went into the inboxes of WMC’s board members and their companies because the people of Wisconsin have some strong opinion about their work.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 08/26/2008
  • Minnesota Governor’s One Word Record: ‘Paw-thetic’

    MILWAUKEE — Minnesota Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty is making his second trip of the summer to Wisconsin – this time for a pair of Milwaukee and Madison fundraisers for Sen. John McCain...

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/17/2008
  • Wisconsinites Have Five Questions for McCain Town Hall About Failed Bush-McCain Agenda

    In anticipation of Sen. John McCain’s Racine town hall meeting Thursday, concerned Wisconsinites who will be unable to attend the event offered five questions they would like Sen. McCain to answer about his support for the disastrous Bush agenda.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/29/2008
  • OWN Statements on Justice Ziegler’s Participation in Menasha Corp. Case

    Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce's $2 million investment in Annette Ziegler has turned around a quick $265 million return for business - an extraordinary deal given today's economy.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/16/2008
  • McCain’s Economic, Health Care Record a Disaster for Women

    “With costs skyrocketing, the last thing we need is a scheme that hikes our costs and keeps low-income families and people with pre-existing conditions from having care.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/09/2008
  • OWN Files Complaint Against Gableman for Potential Professional Misconduct

    We are asking OLR to investigate because two district attorneys, the Attorney General and the Government Accountability Office have been unwilling to look further into this matter.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/09/2008
  • OWN’s Online Petition Urges Congressional Leaders to Abandon Big Oil Tax Cuts in Favor of Families

    Wisconsinites will have a chance to use their own voices to urge Wisconsin U.S. Representatives to reject Senator John McCain's $4 billion Big Oil tax giveaway, thanks to the massive online petition One Wisconsin Now launched today.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/19/2008
  • One Wisconsin Now Statements on WPRI’s ‘Healthy Wisconsin’ Attack

    George Lightbourn’s central thesis that Medicare and Medicaid were bad ideas, is as bankrupt as his previous work with Gov. Scott McCallum to sell off the $6 billion that would have come to the state from the tobacco settlement for pennies on the dollar.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/18/2008
  • Sen. McCain’s Bad Equal Pay Policy Hurting Wisconsin Families

    One Wisconsin Now is marking the 45th anniversary of the Equal Pay Act’s passage by calling on Senator John McCain to promote policies in the U.S. Senate that close the pay gap between women and men once and for all.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/08/2008
  • Van Hollen Refusal to Investigate Gableman Misconduct Contrasts Election Year Promises

    JB Van Hollen’s refusal to investigate Mike Gableman runs in stark contrast to his public integrity promises as a 2006 Attorney General candidate.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/03/2008
  • OWN Fact Sheet – McSame Old, McSame Old

    With each passing week, food and gas prices climb higher and higher, while thousands of Americans are losing their jobs and their homes. Seniors are still forced to choose between buying food...

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/02/2008
  • Wisconsinites Detail Suffering Under Bush-McCain Economic Agenda

    Economic policies spearheaded by the Bush Administration and supported by Sen. John McCain in the U.S. Senate have been devastating to people across Wisconsin.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/27/2008
  • Who’s Responsible for Economic Woes? Americans for Properity Should Look in the Mirror

    Americans for Prosperity is playing the blame game about the causes of the sputtering economy, while ignoring one of the largest negative forces hurting Wisconsin - record gas prices.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/23/2008
  • Bush Agenda Finds Loyal Follower in McSame

    MILWAUKEE — Senator John McCain has been a rubber stamp in the U.S. Senate for the failed agenda of George W. Bush. That’s the message behind the Stamporee event One Wisconsin Now...

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/16/2008
  • Minnesota Can Keep Pawlenty

    Stay home, Governor Pawlenty. That’s the plea from One Wisconsin Now (OWN), as Pawlenty travels to Stevens Point to serve as the keynote speaker at the Wisconsin Republican Convention on Friday.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/13/2008
  • McCain’s Education Plan: All Teachers Left Behind

    Sen. John McCain says “there is no equal opportunity without equal access to excellent education,” but this is just another example of the “Double Talk Express.”

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/05/2008
  • Wisconsinites Say ‘Mission Accomplished’ When Troops Come Home

    If we don’t end this war and punish those responsible, it will destroy everything wonderful about this country the generations before us sacrificed to keep alive.

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/29/2008
  • One Wisconsin Now Launches ‘McCain’s Iraq Tax on Wisconsin’ Website

    The human toll of the Iraq war is immeasurable, the economic damage unprecedented. This failed policy has already cost more than half a trillion dollars.

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/21/2008
  • McCain Brings Wisconsin Families No Change From Failed Bush Policies

    MILWAUKEE, Wis. — Sen. John McCain comes to Wisconsin tomorrow offering no change from the failed economic policies of President George Bush. Despite the recession, housing and health care crises, McCain supports...

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/14/2008
  • Wisconsin Families Suffering Under McCain Iraq Tax

    Despite the tragic loss of life and damage to the nation’s economy, Sen. John McCain supports the Iraq War and has said he would continue to do so, even if it lasts 100 years.

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/13/2008
  • All Children Matter Contributors Have Given $130,000 to Wisconsin State Legislators

    Major donors to All Children Matter, the pro-private school voucher group under investigation by the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board, have donated nearly $130,000 to members of the Wisconsin Legislature.

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/07/2008
  • All Children Matter Hit With $5.2 Million Fine for Illegally Funneling Campaign Money

    All Children Matter, the pro-private school vouchers group founded by Michigan Republican billionaire Richard DeVos was leveled with a $5.2 million fine Friday for illegally funneling money into Ohio campaigns.

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/06/2008
  • District Attorney Seeking Special Prosecutor for OWN Open Records Complaint Against Gableman

    The Burnett County District Attorney has contacted law enforcement officials to serve as a ‘special prosecutor’ regarding Mike Gableman’s refusal to release his public records.

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/26/2008
  • Five Years of Iraq War: Wisconsin Mobilizing Opposition at Events Across State

    The cost of war has been enormous both in lives lost and its toll on our national economy.

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/17/2008
  • Gableman’s Shifting Answers Raise More Questions

    Gableman uses his political connections to get appointments and then tries to use his membership on these commissions to try to justify a promotion to even better jobs.

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/03/2008
  • Gableman’s Shifting Answers Raise More Questions

    MILWAUKEE — Mike Gableman’s newest explanation about how he leapt over two announced finalists to become a Burnett County judge is under scrutiny after documents obtained by One Wisconsin Now would appear...

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/02/2008
  • Gableman’s Suspicious Appointment

    “I am not a crook.” – Richard Nixon, 1/17/73 “The British government has learned that Saddam Hussein recently sought significant quantities of uranium from Africa.” – George W. Bush, 1/28/03 “The governor...

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/29/2008
  • Was Gableman Fundraising for McCallum While on the State Clock?

    Records show Gableman was being paid by taxpayers on the same day he was on the other side of the state hosting a fundraiser for then-Governor Scott McCallum.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/25/2008
  • Gableman: $2,500 to McCallum Bypassed Finalists: $0

    McCallum picked Gableman to be a judge in a county 300 miles from his home after he donated $2,500 over two local prosecutors who didn’t give the Governor a dime.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/23/2008
  • New Evidence of Politics Found in Gableman Burnett County Judicial Appointment

    These letters urge Governor McCallum that the other two finalists would have been bad for the Republican Party.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/23/2008
  • Gableman’s Suspicious Appointment II

    McCallum admitted Thursday he manipulated the judicial appointment process established by his own executive orders in order to appoint Gableman.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/21/2008
  • Gableman’s Suspicious Appointment

    Michael Gableman either discovered an incredibly new way to rise up the ranks, or he used a very old one.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/19/2008
  • One Wisconsin Now Delivers Nearly 2,000 Petitions Calling for End of $300 Million Estate Tax Loophole

    The people of Wisconsin have spoken and they want to protect the disabled, the poor, our seniors and our children from drastic cuts due to the $650 million budget deficit.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/17/2008
  • K12, Inc. Support for Davis Paying Off

    This is nothing more than school profiteering' where Wisconsin's limited public school dollars are being shipped to a for-profit company on the other side of the country.

    One Wisconsin Now, 01/14/2008