Press Release Archive

  • Lawbreaking All Children Matter Continues Support for Towns

    MADISON, Wis. — Former State Rep. Debi Towns continues to receive the backing from an organization that supported her last-minute attempt as she left office in 2006 to help divert tax dollars...

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/26/2008
  • Missing’ Egelhoff Extremist Blog Available at OWN’s ‘’

    MILWAUKEE, WI — After media reports revealed former Appleton City Council member Jo Egelhoff had removed the library of blog posts she had written from the “Fox Politics” website she owns, One...

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/26/2008
  • Gard 2006 Bid Benefited From Cabinet Visit As Part of ‘Unprecedented’ Misuse of Federal Agencies

    John Gard is digging in his heels to defend the corrupt misdeeds of the Bush White House, Karl Rove and Tom Delay.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/26/2008
  • OWN Statements on Van Hollen Partisan Lawsuit Dismissal

    MADISON, Wis. — One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross released the following statements after a judge today dismissed Attorney General JB Van Hollen’s partisan lawsuit against the state of Wisconsin. “Today’s...

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/22/2008
  • Will Conservative Ads Also Target Ripp’s Support for Healthy Wisconsin?

    Two conservative groups trashing Democrat Trish O’Neil with an onslaught of inaccurate and racist ads have curiously ignored her Republican opponent, who told a video interviewer the plan was “great.”

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/21/2008
  • RPW Solicits Volunteers for Potential Voter Intimidation

    This appears to be a roadmap for the RPW’s possible election day voter intimidation strategy. Voter intimidation is a felony and can be punishable with a fine of $10,000.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/14/2008
  • Nearly 3,000 Petitions Call for Van Hollen to Investigate Suspicious McCain/RPW Mailings

    MILWAUKEE — Nearly 3,000 Wisconsinites have signed a petition calling on Republican Attorney General and John McCain for President state co-chair JB Van Hollen to investigate suspicious absentee ballot mailings coming from...

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/13/2008
  • Big Business Anti-Sick Days Mouthpiece Racked Up Over 150 Taxpayer-Funded Sick Days

    MILWAUKEE — The paid business lobbyist who has served as the most vocal special interest opponent to allowing more than 120,000 hard-working Milwaukee citizens to earn modest paid sick leave benefits, accumulated...

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/13/2008
  • Why Did Van Hollen Stay Off Predatory Lender Lawsuit?

    MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Attorney General JB Van Hollen refused to join a civil lawsuit along with 11 other states against one of the nation’s largest predatory lenders, which just netted a...

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/06/2008
  • OWN Files Ethics Complaint Against WMC Over Failure to Disclose Lobbying Activity

    One Wisconsin Now has filed a complaint with the GAB against Wisconsin WMC and its seven-member lobbying team for failure to report lobbying activities.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/29/2008
  • All Children Matter Long Overdue for a Penalty on 2006 Election Law Violations

    One Wisconsin Now is calling on the GAB to penalize All Children Matter for violating Wisconsin election laws in 2006.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/24/2008
  • RPW-DOJ Communication Requires McCain Co-Chair Van Hollen Drop Partisan Voter Disenfranchisement Lawsuit

    MILWAUKEE — New media reports that the top aide to Wisconsin Republican Attorney General had “multiple conversations” with the head of the state Republican Party over a partisan voter disenfranchisement lawsuit filed...

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/22/2008
  • McCain Record, Statements Prove He Doesn’t Get It on Economic Woes of Working Families

    MILWAUKEE — Sen. John McCain’s continuing refusal to accept responsibility for the current economic crisis brought on by the George W. Bush policies he supported in the U.S. Senate and wants to...

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/18/2008
  • PRECOURT PRIMER: McCain Co-Chair Van Hollen’s Quotes, Timeline

    8/20/2008 Van Hollen Takes Helm As McCain state Campaign Co-Chair “I’m honored to help lead John McCain’s Wisconsin campaign, and I’m looking forward to his victory in November.” [Van Hollen Campaign Website]...

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/18/2008
  • New Election Task Force Must Investigate Specifics of False Absentee Ballot Mailing

    MILWAUKEE — The newly-announced election task force by Attorney General JB Van Hollen and Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm must make its first task a complete investigation of the John McCain...

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/16/2008
  • Coalition for America’s Families: $900,000, RPW Criticisms 0

    MILWAUKEE — Less than a month after a blustery press release complaining about an advertising purchase by the Wisconsin Education Association Council, the Republican Party of Wisconsin is strangely silent now that...

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/13/2008
  • One Wisconsin Now Calls for McCain Co-Chair Van Hollen to Recuse From Frivolous Lawsuit

    Republican Attorney General JB Van Hollen has put the Republican Party ahead of the taxpayers of Wisconsin by filing a frivolous election lawsuit and must recuse himself.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/10/2008
  • Health Care Tops OWN 2nd Annual Progressive Issues Survey at Fighting Bob Fest

    MILWAUKEE — Health care was again the top issue on the minds of Fighting Bob Fest participants in the One Wisconsin Now Progressive Issues Survey taken at the Sunday event in Baraboo....

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/08/2008
  • Murtha Owes Taxpayers Better Explanation About Tax Payments

    MILWAUKEE — State Rep. John Murtha recently made statements to a newspaper reporter that he believes he owed state taxes in 2007 – but he didn’t have any additional details to offer...

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/08/2008
  • OWN Debuts ‘McCain & UnAble’ Comic Series to Highlight Bush-McCain Follies

    MILWAUKEE — Sen. John McCain has served as a rubber stamp for the disastrous agenda of George W. Bush, and a new comic series created by One Wisconsin Now called “McCain &...

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/08/2008
  • One Wisconsin Now to Hold 2nd Annual Progressive Issues Survey at Fighting Bob Fest

    MILWAUKEE — Fighting Bob Fest participants can cast their vote for the most important issues facing Wisconsin, as One Wisconsin Now will hold its 2nd Annual Progressive Issues Survey, Project ‘09, at...

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/07/2008
  • 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