John Nygren

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. John Nygren’s appointment as Assembly Co-Chair is a sure sign that special interests can expect business as usual under the new Assembly Republican […]

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 filed a comprehensive open records request with five top legislators seeking communications between their offices and numerous representatives of the school privatization industry. […]

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 the required insurance coverage for state drivers. The insurance lobby has blamed required insurance levels for raising rates, leaving customers to reasonably expect […]