Alberta Darling Tag Archive

  • MEMO: Nygren, Darling Record of Cutting Drug Treatment for Children

    As part of the 2011-13 budget, the GOP-controlled legislature cut the entire $8.7 million in general purpose revenue appropriated for an AODA grant program.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/16/2015
  • Private School Voucher Industry Keeps Giving Big Campaign Cash, Keeps Getting Special Treatment From Gov. Walker and GOP Legislature

    According to the latest round of campaign finance filings, individuals associated with the private school voucher industry kept busy filling the campaign coffers of Gov. Walker and others, even after Election Day.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/19/2015
  • Will Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Take Responsibility for the Company He Keeps? Doubtful.

    Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke talks a lot about taking responsibility, but as is often the case with Tea Party darling Clarke, his talk is not backed up by action.

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/11/2014
  • Does Milwaukee County Sheriff Support Nullification of Federal Gun Safety Laws?

    An organization that Clarke identifies with, naming him “Sheriff of the Year” in 2013 and soliciting campaign contribution on his behalf, encourages local sheriffs to ignore federal laws, like firearm regulations.

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/07/2014
  • Gov. Walker’s Misplaced Budget Priorities: Education Privatization Devastating to Public Schools

    An analysis of Gov. Walker's 2013-15 budget plan reveals a massive increase in the percentage of state taxpayer dollars going to the unaccountable private school voucher program.

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/10/2013
  • GOP Legislators’ Response to Request for Proof of Widespread Improper Voting: ‘We Got Nothing’

    MADISON, Wis. — The results are in, and the 65 Republican state legislators One Wisconsin Now asked for copies of “all evidence in possession by your office of voter fraud in the...

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/07/2013
  • Senate Author of Voter ID Bill Admits He Has No Evidence of Fraud

    One Wisconsin Now Says ''Appalling' Author of Legislation Threatening Rights of 300,000 Legal Voters Cannot Produce Any Evidence of Voting Impropriety

    One Wisconsin Now, 01/09/2013
  • Senator Alberta Darling Admits No Proof of Fraud

    MADISON, Wis. — Senator Alberta Darling made national news after the November election by suggesting that fraud accounted for some or all of President Obama’s 200,000 plus vote victory in Wisconsin. In...

    One Wisconsin Now, 12/17/2012
  • One Wisconsin Now Renews Demand Rep. Vos and Sen. Darling Prove It

    MADISON, Wis. — On the heels of yesterday’s admission by Sen. Glenn Grothman that he “can’t prove” his allegations of voting impropriety, One Wisconsin Now renewed its demand that incoming Assembly Speaker...

    One Wisconsin Now, 12/11/2012
  • One Wisconsin Now Condemns Latest GOP Effort to Limit Voting As Citizens Continue to Rally to Protect Access to Ballot Box

    The effort to eliminate same day voter registration is built on lies and intended to serve a partisan political agenda, not the people of Wisconsin.

    One Wisconsin Now, 12/04/2012
  • Rep. Vos Alleges Voting Impropriety, One Wisconsin Now Demands the Proof

    Rep. Vos is the latest state official to make allegations about voting impropriety in an attempt to take away voter rights and to justify manipulating election law for their partisan political benefit.

    One Wisconsin Now, 12/03/2012
  • One Wisconsin Now Requests District Attorney Interview Senator Glenn Grothman Regarding Voting Impropriety Claims

    One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross has requested the Washington County District Attorney interview State Senator Glen Grothman, under oath.

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/26/2012
  • One Wisconsin Institute Files Amicus Brief in Voter ID Case Citing Lack of Voter Fraud, Access to DMVs

    One Wisconsin Institute is today filing an amicus brief in support of the NAACP-Voces de la Frontera lawsuit against the state's voter identification law.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 11/18/2012
  • Top GOPer Cries Voter Fraud, We Say Prove It

    During a recent television appearance, Republican State Senator Alberta Darling claimed a lack of voter identification law caused Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan to lose Wisconsin, we sent a letter to Darling...

    Cody Oliphant, 11/14/2012
  • One Wisconsin Now Letter Asks Darling to Document Cases of Voter Impropriety

    MADISON, Wis. — Following her television appearance Sunday in which leading Republican State Senator Alberta Darling claimed a lack of voter identification law caused Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan to lose Wisconsin,...

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/13/2012
  • What’s The Number?

    How can making it more difficult for Wisconsin residents to exercise their right to vote in the leading democracy in the world be justified?

    Scot Ross, 11/12/2012
  • One Wisconsin Now Calls on State Senators With Taxpayer-Funded Memberships to Dump Affiliation With Right-Wing ALEC

    One Wisconsin Now sent letters today to 9 current Wisconsin State Senators asking them to revoke their membership in the right-wing American Legislative Exchange Council.

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/09/2012
  • Anatomy of a Right-wing Smear Campaign, Volume One

    On Tuesday, the community and labor group Wisconsin Jobs Now was cleared of wrongdoing during this summer's recall elections against Senate Republicans.

    Cody Oliphant, 12/06/2011
  • FLASHBACK: Darling Couldn’t Name One Job Created in Her District

    The unemployment crisis in our state needs no introduction. The fact that Wisconsin has lost nearly 14,000 jobs over the last two months and unemployment has risen from 7.4% to 7.9% is...

    Brandon Weathersby, 09/21/2011
  • Disability Rights Advocates Said Darling Bill Will Bring ‘Harm to Children With Disabilities’

    MADISON, Wis. — One Wisconsin Now released the following statements in response to irresponsible claims made by the Republican Party of Wisconsin about Sen. Alberta Darling’s harmful Assembly Bill 110. The bill...

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/03/2011
  • Darling Releases Records; Contact With Spenders American Federation for Children

    MADISON, Wis. — Public records released to One Wisconsin Now by the state office of Sen. Alberta Darling show emails with a lobbyist from the school privatization industry organization, the American Federation...

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/02/2011
  • Will Alberta Darling Accept Invitation the Racist Tea Party Express?

    It’s no secret that a lot of the tea party movement anger is fueled by a combination of ignorance and racism. But as this caravan of extremism trucks in a cadre of...

    Scot Ross, 08/01/2011
  • One Wisconsin Now Files Lawsuit Against Sen. Alberta Darling for Refusing Open Records

    She has repeatedly ignored a reasonable open records request and we have been forced to file this lawsuit because Sen. Alberta Darling thinks the laws of Wisconsin do not apply to her.

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/01/2011
  • Assembly GOP Drops Green Bay Private School Scheme After One Wisconsin Now Open Records Request

    MADISON, Wis. — Assembly Republicans have backed down from a controversial plan to siphon millions per biennium from Green Bay public schools to support private schools, just days after One Wisconsin Now...

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/14/2011
  • Senate Republicans Make Taxpayers Finance Corporate ALEC Group

    Twelve current Wisconsin Republican state Senators have forced taxpayers to finance their private membership in the corporate special interest group ALEC.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/08/2011
  • Wisconsin Senators Paying Corporate ALEC Membership With Tax Dollars

    We obtained documents showing that 12 current Republican members of the State Senate are forcing you to pay the cost for their private membership in ALEC.

    Scot Ross, 05/07/2011
  • More Lies From the GOP Noise Machine on Cronon Attacks

    Never  allowing facts to get in the way of its smears, the right wing is trying to create a false moral equivalency between retaliatory actions taken by the Republican Party of Wisconsin...

    Scot Ross, 03/28/2011
  • Walker’s Legislative Finance Team Called for More Spending Than Governor

    MADISON, Wis. — Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker’s self-appointed tax and spend team in the state legislature, Republicans Robin Vos and Alberta Darling, both called for more General Purpose Revenue funding than...

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/22/2010
  • Don’t Like a Public Option? What’s Your Solution Then?

    Two poignant facts in a recent State Journal article: 1.) For the first time, enrollment in Medicaid, the state’€™s health insurance plan for the poor, has exceeded 1 million people. 2.) Medicaid,...

    Anna Landmark, 07/14/2009
  • Fernandez, Koschnick Join the Conservative Circus

    There’€™s a huge rift in conservatism these days. On the one hand, you have a faction that looks back in dismay at three losing election cycles and is trying to retool their...

    Cody Oliphant, 03/08/2009
  • Reagan Day Dumb

    Remember last year when Sheldon Wasserman got called out by Alberta Darling for reneging on Grover Norquist’s Americans for Tax Reform “No New Taxes” pledge and everyone was like ‘€œDuh, Sheldon, you...

    Cody Oliphant, 02/08/2009
  • Note to Sheldon Wasserman: Grover Norquist Is a Knob

    Despite his long fealty to an annoying no new taxes pledge, Sheldon Wasserman discovered the hard truth that Grover Norquist’€™s Americans for Tax Reform is nothing but a shill group for Republicans....

    Scot Ross, 10/20/2008
  • Dislike of Doyle Blinds Bucher in Judicial Race

    As they say in the military, there’s always that 2 per cent that doesn’t get the word. Case in point: A number of conservative Republicans find themselves supporting — horrors! — one...

    Bill Christofferson, 03/08/2008
  • Senate Dems Stop Disenfranshisement Scheme

    Senate Republicans, flaunting the ridiculous rogue report put out by as-yet-to-be-identified members of the Milwaukee police bureaucracy, had hoped their press stunt Thursday calling for Voter ID would make news. Unfortunately for...

    Scot Ross, 03/05/2008