John Nygren Tag Archive

  • Plain Talk: Nygren Attacking Evers on Openness Is the Pot Calling the Kettle Black

    And, let's not forget Nygren's role in blocking the liberal group One Wisconsin Now from following him on Twitter.

    Capital Times, 11/22/2019
  • Top Republican Signals He Won’t Cover Legal Bills in Twitter Case

    State officials agreed to pay for One Wisconsin Now's legal bills after a judge determined they violated the group's rights.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10/02/2019
  • GOP Twitter Block Will Cost Wisconsin Taxpayers $200,000

    A federal judge ruled [that] Robin Vos and Rep. John Nygren, both Republicans, had infringed on the group's First Amendment rights.

    Wisconsin State Journal, 08/17/2019
  • Wisconsin Taxpayers To Pay $200K For Liberal Group’s Attorneys

    Attorneys for a liberal group will be paid $200,000 by taxpayers because Republican state lawmakers blocked the group on Twitter.

    Associated Press, 08/16/2019
  • Taxpayers to Give Up $200,000 Because Republican Lawmakers Blocked a Liberal Group on Twitter

    Wisconsin taxpayers will hand over $200,000 to a liberal organization's lawyers because Republican lawmakers blocked the group on Twitter.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 08/15/2019
  • Trump’s Twitter Habits Are Affecting How Local Politicians Behave Online

    A federal judge concluded three state representatives had violated the First Amendment by blocking One Wisconsin Now.

    Washington Post, 03/25/2019
  • First Amendment Does Not Unconditionally Protect Blocked Twitter Users

    This issue has now reached Wisconsin’s western district court with the ruling on One Wisconsin Now v. Kremer.

    Badger Herald, 02/05/2019
  • Judge Finds Republicans Violated Free Speech Rights by Blocking Liberal Group on Twitter

    One Wisconsin Now ... sued Vos, Rep. John Nygren of Marinette and then-Rep. Jesse Kremer of Kewaskum for blocking it on Twitter.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 01/18/2019
  • Judge: GOP Lawmakers Can’t Block Liberal Group From Twitter Feeds

    [A federal judge ruled] three GOP state lawmakers violated the First Amendment when they blocked a liberal advocacy group on Twitter.

    Wisconsin Public Radio, 01/18/2019
  • Devil’s Advocates Radio: January 18, 2019

    One Wisconsin Now has won another victory against Robin Vos and the WISGOP and Scot Ross joins the Devils to take a lap.

    , 01/18/2019
  • Student Debt Becomes WISGOP 2018 Panic Room Issue

    John Nygren has been seeking information about a program in Connecticut that helps borrowers there refinance their student loans at lower interest rates.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/13/2018
  • One Wisconsin Now Seeks Summary Judgement in Lawsuit Over Republican State Representatives Twitter ‘Blocking’

    One Wisconsin Now today asked for summary judgement in their Twitter lawsuit against State Representatives Jesse Kremer, John Nygren and Robin Vos.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/29/2018
  • One Wisconsin Now Reaction on ‘Encouraging’ Twitter Lawsuit Ruling

    One Wisconsin Now released the following statements about a federal court ruling that says Donald Trump cannot block Twitter users based on political views.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/23/2018
  • Federal Decision Barring Trump From Blocking Twitter Users Could Have Implications for Wisconsin Case

    Scot Ross, executive director of One Wisconsin Now, said the group is encouraged by the ruling.

    Capital Times, 05/23/2018
  • Trump Twitter Decision Tweets New Life in Wisconsin Case

    On Wednesday, the Madison-based progressive group One Wisconsin Now celebrated the ruling and brought attention to its own similar lawsuit.

    Racine Journal Times, 05/23/2018
  • Scot Ross: RT If You Support the First Amendment

    Free speech is not just for the people or organizations whom our state elected officials like or with whom they agree.

    Capital Times, 11/10/2017
  • Group Sues Three Wisconsin Lawmakers Over Twitter Blocks

    One Wisconsin Now is suing three GOP state lawmakers for blocking the organization on Twitter, arguing the step amounted to a violation of the First Amendment.

    Wisconsin Public Radio, 11/02/2017
  • Dee J. Hall: Public Officials Shouldn’t Block Social Media Users

    Scot Ross, executive director of the liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now, said that is exactly what is happening with his organization.

    Wisconsin State Journal, 09/05/2017
  • 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
  • Republican School Funding Scheme Launders Money for Unaccountable Private Voucher Schools

    A new Republican scheme to funnel money to the unaccountable private school voucher program appears to be taking shape, and it looks a lot like money laundering.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/19/2015
  • Top GOP Legislator on Gov. Walker’s Sleazy United Sportsmen Deal: ‘The Process Has Worked’

    MADISON, Wis. — Almost daily new revelations have raised serious questions about the propriety and legality of Gov. Walker and Republican legislators inclusion of a sweetheart deal in the state budget that would...

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/17/2013
  • One Wisconsin Now Statements on Appointment of Rep. John Nygren As Co-Chair of the Joint Committee on Finance

    MADISON, Wis. — One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross released the following statements regarding the appointment of Republican Representative John Nygren as Assembly Co-chair of the Joint Committee on Finance: “Rep....

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/25/2012
  • 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
  • Will Insurance Customers Change Companies When GOP Bill Doesn’t Cut Their Rates?

    MADISON, Wis. — Insurance companies across the state could see a mass exodus of existing Wisconsin customers if rates do not drop immediately after passage of an insurance lobby-supported bill to reduce...

    One Wisconsin Now, 01/20/2011