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


The administration of Donald Trump today made public the changes they will seek in the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act.
One Wisconsin Now
12/01/2017
Scott Walker announced today he will spend millions of state tax dollars on a national marketing campaign to try to attract millennial workers to Wisconsin.
One Wisconsin Now
11/29/2017
“Student loan debt is the defining economic crisis for nearly 1 million Wisconsinites,” said progressive group One Wisconsin Now in a statement.
Wisconsin Gazette
11/16/2017

A study from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau finds that borrowers over age 60 is the age demographic in which debt is growing the fastest.
One Wisconsin Now
11/07/2017
Analiese Eicher joins 414 Wisconsin to talk about how Scott Walker is the worst governor for student loan borrowers.
WRRD-AM
11/07/2017
One Wisconsin Now Program Director Analiese Eicher released the following statements regarding Gov. Scott Walker's atrocious record on the student loan debt.
One Wisconsin Now
11/06/2017

A smorgasbord of tax giveaways to the wealthiest and corporations unveiled today by the GOP in D.C. eliminates a tax deduction for student loan borrowers.
One Wisconsin Now
11/02/2017
A new report shows Wisconsin’s share of $1.4 trillion in U.S. student loan debt tops $24 billion.
WKOW-TV
10/31/2017
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau pegged Wisconsin borrowers’ share of the $1.4 trillion-plus student loan debt held nationally in 2016 at $24.4 billion.
One Wisconsin Now
10/31/2017

Democratic U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan first introduced the bill in 2013 after learning about the implications of student debt from One Wisconsin Now.
Capital Times
10/31/2017
Yet another poll of Wisconsin voters finds broad support for allowing student loan borrowers to refinance their loans.
One Wisconsin Now
10/26/2017
“I find it difficult to see how 43 million Americans with $1.4 trillion in debt is not a national crisis,” said Analiese Eicher, One Wisconsin Now.
Capital Times
10/25/2017

One Wisconsin Now and Student Loan Debt Crisis are urging national Democrats to include critical student loan reforms as part of their “Better Deal” agenda.
One Wisconsin Now
10/11/2017
Solutions for student loan debt remain unrealized, not because they are unreachable, but because the governor and the Republicans aren’t listening and aren’t trying.
Capital Times
10/05/2017
“Not only is there an uncertainty about whether or not this program is going to happen, but there’s still an uncertainty about how this works,” said Analiese Eicher.
MarketWatch
09/29/2017

We also need student debt forgiveness. Here’s a shout-out to Scot Ross at One Wisconsin Now for bringing the issue of student debt to the fore.
Capital Times
09/29/2017
Today marks the one year anniversary of Gov. Scott Walker advising Wisconsin borrowers to “call a bank”.
One Wisconsin Now
09/27/2017
Poll conducted by One Wisconsin [Institute] showed broad bipartisan support for student loan payment reform despite failure to pass such legislation in Wisconsin
Badger Herald
09/26/2017

Today, Gov. Scott Walker, on the two year anniversary of the suspension of his 71-day run for President, signed the 76-day late 2017 state budget into law.
One Wisconsin Now
09/21/2017
Nationally, Wisconsin places sixth for percentage of graduates with debt and seventeenth highest for the average amount of debt.
One Wisconsin Now
09/20/2017
In broad daylight they voted to stick it to the hardworking Wisconsin student loan borrowers who took on the personal responsibility to pay for their education.
One Wisconsin Now
09/15/2017

Private jets, private schools and private equity fund managers win, the vast majority of Wisconsinites, especially student loan borrowers, lose.
One Wisconsin Now
09/13/2017
Bryan Kelly talks with Analiese about reforms to help student loan borrowers refinance their debt.
WRRD-AM
09/12/2017
A poll of Wisconsin voters commissioned by One Wisconsin Institute found nearly two-thirds of poll participants would favor a student loan refinancing program.
The Student Loan Report
09/12/2017

The poll, commissioned by the liberal policy group One Wisconsin Now and conducted by Public Policy Polling, shows just 31 percent of voters are against such a plan.
WKOW-TV
09/11/2017
Results of a new poll commissioned by One Wisconsin Institute finds broad support for reforms to help student loan borrowers.
One Wisconsin Institute
09/11/2017
This pro-education documentary film examining the true costs of college aired on CNBC in September 2017. It features research from One Wisconsin.
CNBC
09/02/2017

Leading student debt advocates have joined together to mobilize support for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program with online resources at ProtectPSLF.org.
One Wisconsin Institute
08/16/2017
One Wisconsin Institute, found that people with student loan debt are far more likely to rent versus own a home.
The Progressive
08/07/2017
The Donald Trump Administration is getting it completely wrong, protecting predatory for profit colleges instead of hard working students and taxpayers.
One Wisconsin Now
07/14/2017

While Attorneys General across the country continue to take actions to protect the rights of student loan borrowers, Brad Schimel continues to do nothing.
One Wisconsin Now
07/07/2017
A study from the OneWisconsin Institute finds that it takes graduates of Wisconsin universities 19.7 years to pay off a bachelor's degree.
CNBC
07/03/2017
Scott Walker and Donald Trump may be a perfect match, but over 43 million Americans with student debt deserve better than the policies of this duo.
One Wisconsin Now
06/13/2017

A survey by the One Wisconsin Institute found the average amount of time needed to repay a loan for a bachelor’s degree was about 21 years.
GoodCall
06/06/2017
There's no excuse for failing to act when presented with common-sense solutions to the economic crisis of student loan debt.
Capital Times
05/31/2017
Cost of Republicans' own schooling may explain ignorance of student loan debt crisis, but it doesn’t excuse their refusal to help.
One Wisconsin Now
05/26/2017

Trump has shown the 43 million Americans who owe $1.4 trillion in student debt that he does not care about them.
The Progressive
05/24/2017
We’re asking you to call, write or email your state legislators and urge them to support this common sense plan and include it in the state budget.
One Wisconsin Now
05/23/2017
Amendment to Allow Student Loan Borrowers to Refinance, Just Like You Can With a Mortgage, Would Put State on Road to Reform.
One Wisconsin Now
05/23/2017

The Legislature’s budget committee on Thursday tossed aside Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to freeze tuition at technical colleges and restructured a program for buying environmentally friendly buses. The Joint Finance Committee also...
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
05/18/2017
Scott Walker’s latest scheme would undermine protections for Wisconsinites from predatory for-profit colleges at a time when it is needed more than ever.
One Wisconsin Now
05/17/2017
Gov. Scott Walker’s Wisconsin Republican Party gathers for their convention this weekend, at the same time students graduate from UW schools across the state.
One Wisconsin Now
05/12/2017

A study by One Wisconsin Institute revealed that on average, a graduate with a bachelor's degree will take 21 years to repay their student loans.
Associated Press
05/07/2017
The bad news is if our leaders continue to fail to act, we’ll be facing $2 trillion day soon.
La Crosse Tribune
05/03/2017
The 43 million-plus student loan borrowers in the U.S. look to be in line for another attack from Donald Trump, according to the one page tax “plan” released.
One Wisconsin Now
04/27/2017

According to the latest estimates, over 43 million Americans now owe $1.4 trillion, making student loans the second largest consumer debt in the nation.
Analiese Eicher
04/25/2017
Take a moment to call, email to write your elected officials and tell them to commemorate $1 trillion day by supporting real reform for student loan borrowers.
One Wisconsin Now
04/25/2017
One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross noted that missing from the effort to protect student loan borrowers is Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel.
One Wisconsin Now
04/24/2017