Chris Kapenga Tag Archive

  • Republican State Legislators Offer White Nationalism Protection Act

    A handful of Republicans in the state legislature have re-introduced legislation to protect right-wing hate speech on UW campuses.

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/13/2019
  • Republican State Budget: No Help For One Million Student Loan Borrowers, But a Special Favor For One Electric Car Enthusiast

    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
  • Did Gov. Scott Walker Issue Executive Order to Win Republican Senate Holdouts’ Budget Votes?

    Did a sleazy budget deal between a desperate Gov. Scott Walker and three holdout Republican State Senators break the law?

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/03/2017
  • Wisconsin Conservatives Seek Constitutional Convention on Balanced Budget

    Scot Ross, executive director of the liberal group One Wisconsin Now, argued in written testimony that anything could come up once a convention were held.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 03/28/2017
  • State Senator Chris Kapenga Endorses Barring A Muslim From Being Elected President While Using Tax Dollars to Support Islamic Religious Schools

    In Kapenga’s mind it’s fine to spend tax dollars for kids to get an Islamic religious education while telling them they shouldn't be allowed to be President.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/23/2015
  • GOP Senate Race in Waukesha County Brings Debate on U.S. Constitution

    One Wisconsin Now filed a complaint with the state's ethics oversight board alleging Kapenga should have disclosed on public forms that he has solicited donations for his organization to be sent to his Capitol office.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 06/21/2015
  • Kapenga Embraces Complaint Filed by Liberal Group

    The liberal group One Wisconsin Now on Wednesday filed a complaint alleging state Rep. Chris Kapenga had violated state law, an accusation the Town of Delafield Republican said he takes “as a badge of honor.”

    Waukesha Freeman, 06/18/2015
  • Rep. Kapenga Touts Violations of State Law As ‘Badge of Honor’

    In response to a complaint filed yesterday with the Government Accountability Board (GAB), Rep. Chris Kapenga bragged on a right-wing website that his failure to comply with state law was “badge of honor”.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/18/2015
  • OWN Files Complaint Against Rep. Kapenga

    Rep. Kapenga has failed to abide by the laws of Wisconsin prohibiting the use of state resources to benefit outside groups and requiring elected officials and candidates for office to be transparent about their dealings.

    Wisconsin Daily Independent, 06/18/2015
  • Rep. Chris Kapenga’s Constitutional Crisis: Has State Representative Who Wants to Rewrite U.S. Constitution Violated State Laws?

    What’s clear is that Rep. Kapenga has failed to abide by the laws of Wisconsin prohibiting the use of state resources to benefit outside groups.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/17/2015
  • ‘Right-to-Work’ Backer Cites Bradley Foundation-Funded Junk Science to Justify Attack on Middle Class Wages and Workplace Safety

    Rep. Kapenga used statistics promoted by the Bradley-funded Mackinac Center to claim introducing the measure in Wisconsin would be good for the state economy.

    One Wisconsin Now, 12/04/2014
  • Wisconsin Lawmaker Plans To Introduce Right-To-Work Bill, In Echo Of 2011 Union Battles

    Scot Ross, executive director of the progressive group One Wisconsin Now, said he thought Kapenga’s right-to-work bill was really a political ploy to get concessions from Walker during the negotiation over Wisconsin’s...

    Huffington Post, 12/04/2014