JB Van Hollen Tag Archive


  • One Wisconsin Now Praises Susan Happ Call for Crackdown on For-Profit Colleges

    One Wisconsin Now praised Jefferson County District Attorney Susan Happ’s plan to use the Attorney General’s office to crackdown on unscrupulous for-profit colleges.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/03/2014
  • Armed Services Veteran, UW Student Tells Gov. Walker Voter ID Law Will Not Keep Students From Polls in November

    The following are the statements of U.S. Army veteran and UW-Waukesha student Saul Newton delivered at a community event on the recent 7th Circuit Court decision lifting an injunction on the enforcement of a photo ID requirement.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/16/2014
  • Gov. Walker Conducts Photo-Op at For-Profit College Chain Under Investigation by Attorneys General

    Gov. Walker is visiting a branch of ITT Tech which operates 145 campuses in 35 states and is one of four for-profit colleges under investigation by multiple attorneys general across the country.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/28/2014
  • One Wisconsin Now Statements on Van Hollen Announcement

    There is no better example of Van Hollen’s partisan fealty than his attacks on voter rights to serve the Republican partisan political agenda.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/07/2013
  • Latest GOP Anti-Voter Scheme: Less Voting, Less Transparency

    The Republicans don't like what the people of Wisconsin did at the ballot box in November 2012, so they are going to try and keep certain people from being able to vote in the next election.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/28/2013
  • Vossa the Hutt

    With Robin Vos and ALEC leading the charge, it’s easy to see why corruption doesn’t bother those in charge.

    Frances Black, 06/24/2013
  • NRA Endorsed, Funded Attorney General Van Hollen Dismissive of Tougher Gun Laws in Wake of Latest Mass Shooting Tragedy

    MADISON, Wis. — The shooter that killed 20 children and 6 adult teachers and school administrators in Newton, Connecticut last week used an assault rifle, equipped to fire 30 round magazines, that...

    One Wisconsin Now, 12/18/2012
  • Walker Meets GOP 2016 Presidential Primary Litmus Test With Health Exchange Decision, Fails Wisconsin

    Scott Walker decided that his chances for higher office in the tea party-controlled Republican Party are more important than doing his job.

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/15/2012
  • Is Voter ID Van Hollen’s October Surprise?

    MADISON, Wis. — Continuing a pattern of using his state office to attempt to disenfranchise legal voters, Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen has filed a formal request for the state Supreme...

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/22/2012
  • One Wisconsin Now Statements on Van Hollen Attack on Voting Rights

    MADISON, Wis. — One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross released the following statements upon news Republican Attorney General JB Van Hollen would petition the state Supreme Court to overturn, in advance...

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/20/2012
  • Van Hollen Wants Supreme Court to Take ID Case

    Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says he will ask the state Supreme Court to bypass lower courts and consider his appeal to decisions blocking the state’s voter identification law. One Wisconsin...

    WTMJ, 08/20/2012
  • One Wisconsin Now Calls on Racine County Sheriff and District Attorney to Release Results of Senate Recall Election “Investigation”

    MADISON, Wis. — With a recount confirming and the Government Accountability Board certifying the results of the June 5th election for the 21st Senate District, One Wisconsin Now Executive director Scot Ross...

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/12/2012
  • Under Pressure, Vos Pulls Out

    Rep. Robin Vos announced he is withdrawing from a voter ID lawsuit amidst a growing ethics scandal about how legal work being done on his behalf was being paid.

    Cody Oliphant, 06/21/2012
  • On the Capitol: Democrats Seek Fresh Faces for Statewide Races

    The recall is over and the grills have cooled from the “Brat Summit,” so the question for Democrats is now, “Who’s next? Scot Ross, head of the liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin...

    Wisconsin State Journal, 06/15/2012
  • Beer and Brats: Is Gov. Walker Just Feeding Wisconsin Another Line?

    MADISON, Wis. — Citing the age-old adage that actions speak louder than words, One Wisconsin Now is calling on Gov. Scott Walker to take concrete actions to heal the rift in Wisconsin...

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/11/2012
  • Latest GOP Deception Highlights Failure to Prove Need for Voter Suppression Laws

    Gov. Scott Walker and his allies have enacted new laws to keep people from voting and it's long past time their undemocratic scheme is called out for the voter suppression scheme it is.

    One Wisconsin Now, 12/04/2011
  • Concealed Carry Contradictions

    A curious pattern has emerged in Wisconsin. Most politicians favor concealed carry of weapons – so long as it’s not allowed in the building where they work. The irony of the situation...

    Inside Milwaukee, 10/10/2011
  • GOP Hypocrisy, Caving to Gun Manufacturing Lobby in Current Concealed Carry Dust-up

    It started with JB Van Hollen’s epic cave in the face of pressure from the gun manufacturing lobby attacking plan to require actual training in order to get a concealed carry permit....

    Scot Ross, 10/10/2011
  • From Behind Office With Locked Elevator, Guard at Front Desk, Van Hollen Calls for Concealed Carry in State Capitol

    Attorney General JB Van Hollen, under fire from the nation’s largest gun manufacturing lobby, has announced his support for allowing concealed guns to be carried in the State Capitol.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/06/2011
  • Van Hollen’s Gun Bravery From Behind Locked Doors, Guarded Office

    Time and again, scion to a Republican fortune and our state’s Attorney General JB “John Noe” Van Hollen has proven he is a partisan hack instead of the state’s top cop. Van...

    Scot Ross, 10/05/2011
  • Van Hollen Shows His Skewed Priorities

    By Scot Ross. Van Hollen refused to help local law enforcement in the John Doe investigation that has ensnared top officials from Walker’s Milwaukee County executive regime. Among those involved are people given...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10/03/2011
  • Van Hollen REFUSED to Investigate Walker’s ‘Cronygate’

    Republican Attorney General JB Van Hollen, according to a news report today, refused to help the investigation into fellow Republican Scott Walker’s office in the scandal being called “Cronygate.” The refusal and...

    Cody Oliphant, 09/20/2011
  • Van Hollen Refused to Investigate Walker’s ‘Cronygate’

    MADISON, Wis. — Republican Attorney General JB Van Hollen, according to a news report today, refused to help the investigation into fellow Republican Scott Walker’s office in the scandal being called “Cronygate.”...

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/20/2011
  • One WI Now Filed Open Records Request Related to ‘Smoking Gun’ Voter ID Memo

    One Wisconsin Now has filed an open records request with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation to obtain all communications and emails related to the issuance of state identification cards for the purposes...

    Cody Oliphant, 09/07/2011
  • One Wisconsin Now Files Open Records Request Related to Department of Transportation ‘Smoking Gun’ Poll Tax Memo

    One Wisconsin Now filed an open records request with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation to obtain all communications and emails related to the issuance of state ID cards for the purposes of voting.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/06/2011
  • Once Again, Van Hollen Ignores Internet Sex Crimes

    MADISON, Wis. — For the second time in a year, Republican Attorney General JB Van Hollen has declined to join a multi-state effort by law enforcement officials and fellow Attorneys General to...

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/05/2011
  • Can Case Receive Fair Hearing Before WI’s Partisan Supreme Court?

    Where WI Attorney General JB Van Hollen (R) has alleged, over a period of years, that there is “widespread voter fraud in Wisconsin,” One Wisconsin Now reports that Von Hollen documents only...

    Brad Blog, 08/23/2011
  • One Wisconsin Now Statements on JFC Voter ID Funds

    MADISON, Wis. — One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross released the following statements regarding the Joint Finance Committee action on $10 million in funds for additional Department of Motor Vehicle funds...

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/26/2011
  • More Than 10,000 Call for Van Hollen Bipartisan Investigation of Waukesha Vote

    MADISON, Wis. — More than 10,000 concerned Wisconsin citizens are calling for a bipartisan investigation by Attorney General JB Van Hollen into the actions of Waukesha County Clerk Kathy Nickolaus related to...

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/10/2011
  • Groups Call for Investigation of Supreme Court Vote

    Citizen Action of Wisconsin is calling for a federal investigation into the matter. It says all computer equipment, ballots, and other relevant evidence needed to verify the vote should be immediately impounded....

    WBAY, 04/07/2011
  • Van Hollen-Chisholm Election Integrity Task Force Must Investigate Largest Potential Election Fraud Case in Wisconsin History

    MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin Election Integrity Task Force, headed by Attorney General JB Van Hollen and Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm, must lead an immediate and complete full investigation of...

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/07/2011
  • Fake Teacher From Wisconsin’ Now in Florida Chamber of Commerce Ad

    Last week, we revealed that the corporate-financed mother of all special interest smear ad groups, the Republican State Leadership Committee, had a false ad about Sen. Dave Hansen with false claims about...

    Scot Ross, 03/29/2011
  • Out-of-state Republican Group Claims ‘File Footage’ Actor Is WI Teacher in Hansen Attack

    The Republican State Leadership Committee is back at it again in Wisconsin. RSLC is a Karl Rove-assisted, Washington DC-area corporate front group, which has spent over $60 million since 2002 to elect...

    Scot Ross, 03/21/2011
  • One Wisconsin Now Statements on Van Hollen ‘Sunshine Week’ Assault on Open Government

    MADISON, Wis. — One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross released the following statements regarding Republican Attorney General JB Van Hollen’s attack on open government. Van Hollen is appealing Dane County Judge,...

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/17/2011
  • Wisconsin Proceeds With Health Care Law Despite Van Hollen

    Implementation of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul law has not stopped in Wisconsin, even though Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen declared the law dead earlier this week. … But Van Hollen...

    Cody Oliphant, 02/06/2011
  • MJS: “Talk Is Cheap; Don’t Suppress State’s Votes”

      We all know requiring folks to present a photo ID before they are allowed to vote is an expensive solution to a problem that doesn’t exist — not to mention, fairly...

    Cody Oliphant, 01/30/2011
  • Van Hollen Claims on Voter Fraud Are Out of This World

    It is long-since known, JB Van Hollen will do anything, go to any length, dispatch any resource at the taxpayer-financed Wisconsin Department of Justice to further his partisan political agenda. We all...

    Scot Ross, 01/30/2011
  • Diverse Voices Register Opposition to Unneeded Voter Identification Bill

    MADISON, Wis. — Opponents of proposed legislation to restrict voter access to the polls, gathered at the State Capitol Wednesday to condemn so-called Voter ID legislation as a costly, unnecessary plan, which...

    One Wisconsin Now, 01/25/2011
  • Why Voter ID Is Bad for Wisconsin

    Many of you have written in response to our email yesterday about the voter ID bill. Some of you were very enthusiastic in your support of our efforts to fight back against...

    Robert Doeckel, 01/12/2011
  • Leibham Admits Voter ID Bill Will Cost Big Money

    “That will potentially cost some additional money to the state and to state taxpayers…” [Sen. Leibham, WUWM News, 1/12/2011] MADISON, Wis. — State Sen. Joe Leibham (R-Sheboygan) admitted to reporters the Republican...

    One Wisconsin Now, 01/12/2011
  • Voter ID Plan Will Likely Hike Deficit Tens of Millions of Dollars, No Private Sector Jobs

    Despite promises that their top priority is job creation, the new state Republican legislative majority is immediately trying to ram through a Voter ID bill.

    One Wisconsin Now, 01/11/2011
  • How Much Will WI Taxpayers Pay for Van Hollen’s Lawsuit Gimmick?

    Wisconsin Attorney General JB Van Hollen is doing what conservatives do best these days — wasting taxpayer dollars performing totally empty gestures in an effort to gin up the Tea Party base....

    Robert Doeckel, 01/10/2011
  • Walker Wastes Money on Health Insurance Reform Lawsuit at the Same Time He’ll Apply for Federal Health Reform Grants

    In a counter-intuitive move, Walker told Politico yesterday that even though he campaigned “aggressively” against the federal health insurance reform legislation, and on his first day in office granted Atty General Van...

    Anna Landmark, 01/04/2011
  • GAB Complaint Filed Over RGA Mailing With Incorrect Voter Information; Van Hollen Asked to Investigate

    A formal complaint with the state Government Accountability Board was filed yesterday by the recipient of an absentee ballot application sent by the Washington, DC-based Republican Governors Association.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/26/2010
  • Will WMC Refuse Foreign Attack Funds From U.S. Chamber of Commerce?

    MADISON, Wis. — With recent revelations the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is using contributions from foreign businesses to fund its partisan political attacks, One Wisconsin Now is calling on the U.S. Chamber’s...

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/06/2010
  • 1,500 Petitions Call for Van Hollen Investigation of RPW-Americans for Prosperity-Tea Party Vote Caging

    JB Van Hollen has a simple choice: investigate these credible allegations of voter suppression, or cowtow to his allies in the Republican Party of Wisconsin.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/05/2010
  • Voter Caging Target: UW-Milwaukee Dormitory, 95 Percent of Ward Votes From Sandburg Hall

    MADISON, Wis. — Despite firm denials by Tim Dake, leader of Wisconsin’s Tea Party organizations, the voter caging plot between the Tea Party, Americans for Prosperity and the Republican Party of Wisconsin...

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/21/2010
  • Will Walker & Neumann Demand Van Hollen Defend Stem Cell Research?

    MADISON, Wis. — Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker and former U.S. Rep. Mark Neumann have repeatedly called for Attorney General JB Van Hollen to be given the authority to intervene in a...

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/09/2010