Jeff Fitzgerald Tag Archive

  • Buffett Rule Coming Before U.S. Senate for a Vote

    MADISON, Wis. — As Wisconsinites file their tax returns and a national debate on tax fairness heats up, including the U.S. Senate scheduling votes on the “Buffett Rule”, One Wisconsin Now is...

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/15/2012
  • 2007: Jeff Fitzgerald Praised Creation of ‘Non-Partisan’ GAB

    As Jeff Fitzgerald tries to vault to the top of the “most hypocritical legislator” list for the week, he’s making a heckuva case. Consider his call to end the non-partisan Government Accountability...

    Scot Ross, 12/15/2011
  • One Wisconsin Now Statements on Speaker Fitzgerald’s ‘Laughable’ Recall Petition Bill

    MADISON, Wis. — One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross released the following statements regarding the latest power grab by outgoing Assembly Speaker Jeff Fitzgerald (R-Horicon) and current U.S. Senate candidate related...

    One Wisconsin Now, 12/14/2011
  • 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
  • ALEC Exposed

    What do you do when you simply cannot win an election? Clearly the solution is to form an organization that links notable conservative lawmakers and corporate power to tilt the odds in...

    Brandon Weathersby, 07/26/2011
  • One Wisconsin Now Delivers 10,000 Names to Supreme Court Calling for Prosser to Resign

    One Wisconsin Now today delivered to the state’s highest court the names of more than 10,000 people calling for State Supreme Court Justice David Prosser to resign over reports from fellow Justice Ann Walsh Bradley that Prosser put her in a “chokehold” during an altercation in June.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/04/2011
  • 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
  • Fitz Flip Feels Fake

    Guess for Republican Assembly Minority “Leader” Jeff Fitzgerald, timing is everything: ‘€œI don’€™t have to solve that problem. Obviously, that’€™s the Democrats’€™ problem.’€ — Fitz on the budget, 1/09 “Common sense would...

    Scot Ross, 07/09/2009
  • Why Do the No-Budget GOPers Get to Complain Now?

    The legislative Republicans said it as early as 2008 — the state budget is the Democrats’ problem. Assembly Minority Leader Jeff Fitzgerald said it. He was quoted saying it. “I don’t have...

    Scot Ross, 06/24/2009
  • Jeff Fitzgerald on Memorial Day Weekend: Working Bad, Fundraiser Fine

    Seemingly irrelevant Republican Assembly honcho Jeff Fitzgerald returned from a long spring nap to yammer about plans by the state’s budget writing committee to work part of this coming Memorial Day weekend....

    Scot Ross, 05/20/2009
  • Video: GOP Budget Plan Revealed?

    Judge for yourself. By all accounts it’s still a big, fat nothing from the state Republicans on how to solve the massive budget deficit the eight years of failed George W....

    Scot Ross, 05/20/2009
  • Banksters, GOPer Partying Like Its 1926

    Last year, financial industry Banksters jetted into DC and made off with $700 billion aided by the likes of Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX). But this week, when millions of Americans looked forward...

    Cody Oliphant, 02/12/2009
  • A Friendly Letter From the Wisconsin Consitution to Jeff Fitzgerald

    Dear Minority Leader Fitzgerald (the Assembly one), Happy 2009! We, the articles and sections which make up the Wisconsin Constitution, noticed that on top of financing the cost of you and your...

    Scot Ross, 01/28/2009
  • Leading Republicans to Wisconsin: ‘Yes We Can’t!’

    Wisconsin Republican officials are responding to bipartisan overtures at the state and federal level by Democratic leaders by summarily rejecting efforts to create jobs, invest in infrastructure, reform health insurance and tackle the $5.4 billion deficit.

    One Wisconsin Now, 01/22/2009
  • Jeff Fitzgerald Wouldn’t Know Bi-Partisanship If It Called Him on the Phone to Set Up a Meeting

    For the second time in a week, Minority Leader Jeff Fitzgerald has made it clear to Speaker Sheridan and the rest of the state that he really doesn’€™t much care to work...

    Robert Doeckel, 01/14/2009
  • Lil’€™ Fitz Proves the More Things Change’€¦

    Newly-minted Assembly Minority Leader Jeff Fitzgerald was barely installed as the official leader of his Republican caucus before letting us know his agenda is to protect big insurance companies ahead of Wisconsin...

    Scot Ross, 01/05/2009