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Confronting the 21st Century’s Third Rail of Economic Politics


The more college debt that students incur, the less likely they are to choose to work in a lower-wage profession such as teaching.
One Wisconsin Now
10/01/2019
The memo shows yet again how borrowers caught in the $1.6 trillion student debt crisis have been treated unfairly by the system.
One Wisconsin Now
09/26/2019
Wisconsin remains in the top ten states in the nation for the percentage of graduates with student loan debt.
One Wisconsin Now
09/19/2019

Analiese joins Matt Rothschild in the Madison studios to talk the state budget, student loan debt and soccer.
WTTN-FM
07/29/2019
Mike Browne, deputy director of liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now, said the GOP proposal is "ludicrous".
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
07/25/2019
Republican state legislators revealed they will propose a plan to increase tuition at University of Wisconsin schools.
One Wisconsin Now
07/25/2019

According to One Wisconsin Now... more than one million Wisconsinites carry $24 billion in total student-loan debt.
Urban Milwaukee
07/18/2019
Republicans refused to include Tony Evers' 2019 budget provision to help by setting up a state plan for allowing borrowers to refinance their loans.
One Wisconsin Now
06/28/2019
Candidates in the Democratic presidential primary support student loan debt reforms with several already having rolled out formal plans to help take on the $1.5 trillion crisis.
One Wisconsin Now
06/25/2019

There is no debating that $1.5 trillion in student loan debt is a national economic crisis.
Capital Times
06/05/2019
One Wisconsin Institute even estimates the average length of repayment at a little over 21 years.
Washington Examiner
05/31/2019
Nearly two-thirds of graduates in 2017 left college in Wisconsin not just with a degree but also an average debt of nearly $30,000.
Analiese Eicher
05/31/2019

One Wisconsin Institute found that the average length of repayment for student debt borrowers is 21.1 years.
CNBC
05/23/2019
According to a study from One Wisconsin Institute, it takes an average of 19.7 years to pay off a 4-year degree.
WCCO-TV
05/21/2019
One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Analiese Eicher appeared on WRRD-AM to discuss the student loan debt crisis.
WRRD-AM
05/20/2019

Republican majority on the Joint Committee on Finance refused the opportunity to provide help to student loan borrowers today.
One Wisconsin Now
05/16/2019
GOP leadership in the state legislature released a memo announcing they are axing state budget proposal to help student loan borrowers.
One Wisconsin Now
05/02/2019
Indeed Walker himself apparently faced this problem, as Analiese Eicher, Executive Director of ... One Wisconsin Now, points out.
Urban Milwaukee
04/30/2019

Borrowers who are currently repaying federal student loans would be able to refinance their loans with the federal government.
One Wisconsin Now
04/10/2019
"This is a real crisis," said Analiese Eicher, executive director of longtime refinancing advocate One Wisconsin Now.
Capital Times
03/12/2019
“Student loan borrowers are Democrats and Republicans, young and old, rural and urban, men and women, people of color and white.”
Badger Herald
03/12/2019

Gov. Tony Evers has directed his administration to develop a plan to provide common sense relief to state student loan borrowers.
One Wisconsin Now
03/11/2019
Gov. Tony Evers includes important steps to address the $1.5 trillion-plus student loan debt crisis and protect voting rights.
One Wisconsin Now
02/28/2019
Tony Evers announced his budget plan will take steps toward implementing a plan to let borrowers refinance their student loans.
One Wisconsin Now
02/25/2019

According to a survey of 61,000 respondents conducted by One Wisconsin Institute, the average time to pay off student loan debt is 21.1 years.
Credible
01/16/2019
If Republicans want to make bipartisan progress on a critical issue, helping student loan borrowers is a common sense solution.
One Wisconsin Now
01/10/2019
Scott Walker is now criticizing Tony Evers for supporting a tax break for student loan borrowers and a common sense plan to help them refinance student loans.
One Wisconsin Now
10/17/2018

According to One Wisconsin Institute’s “Student Loan Voter Scorecard,” Vukmir has consistently voted against ... college students in Wisconsin.
Badger Herald
10/16/2018
One Wisconsin Now Program Director Analiese Eicher today delivered testimony at a public hearing before a federal negotiated rule-making committee.
One Wisconsin Now
09/13/2018
John Nygren has been seeking information about a program in Connecticut that helps borrowers there refinance their student loans at lower interest rates.
One Wisconsin Now
09/13/2018

The Betsy DeVos Department of Education and the Scott Walker administration are moving to make the student loan debt system problems worse, not better.
Analiese Eicher
09/13/2018
“Students and borrowers are not asking for much,” said Analiese Eicher, program director of the Madison-based One Wisconsin Now.
Kenosha News
09/13/2018
Analiese Eicher from One Wisconsin Now, a left-leaning think-tank, said the tax credit will not be enough to help borrowers with their monthly payments.
Badger Herald
09/12/2018

In the United States right now, student loan debt is second only to home mortgage debt. How did we get here? Molly Stentz talks to Analiese Eicher.
WORT-FM
09/11/2018
Walker’s strategy is clear, Ross charges: “Instead of running on his record, he’s running on what he didn’t do.”
Urban Milwaukee
08/28/2018
“Student loan debt is a clear and present multi-generational danger to the Wisconsin economy,” said One Wisconsin Now.
Wisconsin Gazette
08/23/2018

One Wisconsin Now's Analiese Eicher reminded the eight hopefuls that Scott Walker is the “worst governor in America for the student loan debt crisis.”
One Wisconsin Now
08/03/2018
Cuts to State Oversight and Rollback of Federal ‘Borrowers Defense’ Rule Leaves Students Vulnerable to Abuse
One Wisconsin Now
07/31/2018
If Scott Walker really wanted to show respect for our veterans his policies would reflect that.
One Wisconsin Now
07/13/2018

When Scott Walker was questioned this week about whether he has followed his own advice, he indicated he had not.
One Wisconsin Now
05/24/2018
Analiese Eicher from One Wisconsin Now has been researching the issue of student loan debt for a while and joins 414Wisconsin to illuminate.
WRRD-AM
05/22/2018
College students across Wisconsin aren’t getting any presents from Scott Walker and his fellow Republicans in Wisconsin and Washington D.C.
One Wisconsin Now
05/11/2018

April 25, 2012 is recognized as the day student loan debt in the U.S. reached the $1 trillion mark. Six years later student loan debt exceeds $1.5 trillion.
One Wisconsin Now
04/25/2018
Analiese Eicher explained that after freezing tuition, Walker’s administration also considerably cut the amount of funding allocated to the universities.
Daily Cardinal
04/25/2018
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

In a survey by the One Wisconsin Institute respondents reported an average repayment period of approximately 21 years for college debt.
Teen Vogue
01/05/2018
Scott Walker, who opposes a common sense student loan refinance plan, is “honoring” one of the nation’s most worst actors in the student loan crisis, Sallie Mae.
One Wisconsin Now
01/05/2018
One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross suggested Rep. Adam Jarchow has earned the moniker “Jar Jar Banks” for choosing banks over student loan borrowers.
One Wisconsin Now
01/05/2018