Leah Vukmir Tag Archive

  • Point Counterpoint: No One Looks Out for Students Like Sen. Tammy Baldwin

    According to One Wisconsin Institute’s “Student Loan Voter Scorecard,” Vukmir has consistently voted against ... college students in Wisconsin.

    Badger Herald, 10/16/2018
  • Wisconsin’s Vicious Republican Senate Primary Election, Explained

    “This race has devolved into grotesque pandering of who’s the biggest Trump fan,” Scot Ross, who leads the progressive group One Wisconsin Now, told me.

    Vox, 08/14/2018
  • Plain Talk: Republicans Have Choice Between Two Screwballs for U.S. Senate

    Problem was, the GAB had turned over Vukmir’s improper emails to John Doe prosecutors in 2013, two years before she had introduced the bill. As One Wisconsin Now’s Scot Ross said, she...

    Capital Times, 07/25/2018
  • GOP Senate Candidate Joins Gov. Walker in Conga Line

    Gov. Scott Walker hasn’t officially endorsed anyone in the Republican U.S. Senate primary, but there are numerous signals that his preferred candidate is state Sen. Leah Vukmir. The latest? A smiling Vukmir...

    Merced Sun-Star, 07/09/2018
  • Devil’s Advocates Radio: May 18, 2018

    Which attorney general is the only one to take money from Big Pharma? These questions and more when Scot Ross joins the Devils.

    WRRD-AM, 05/18/2018
  • Hendricks Beats Uihlein

    Billionaire Diane Hendricks beats billionaire Dick Uihlein at the Republican Party of Wisconsin convention.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/12/2018
  • RPW U.S. Senate Vote Prediction: The Billionaire Wins

    No matter how you slice it, in Scott Walker and Donald Trump’s Republican Party: the billionaire always wins.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/12/2018
  • Walker Signs Vukmir Crime Legislation

    Gov. Scott Walker has signed a package of legislation cracking down on youth offenders and repeat criminals. The bills eliminate the three-year maximum sentence for youthful offenders in juvenile correctional facilities and...

    Associated Press, 04/16/2018
  • Whose Campaign Is Wisconsin Next PAC Working For?

    Gov. Scott Walker’s former team ganged up to form a super-PAC, ostensibly for the benefit of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir.

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/06/2018
  • Oops! Scott Walker Didn’t Endorse Leah Vukmir but for a Short Time It Sure Looked That way

    Gov. Scott Walker has vowed to remain neutral in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate. But for a short time Friday it looked as if Walker had endorsed state Sen. Leah Vukmir...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 03/30/2018
  • Deduction Targeted by GOP Used by Tax Filers in Most States

    One Wisconsin Now says repealing the deduction would have “the net effect of a massive property tax increase for Wisconsin homeowners.”

    Associated Press, 11/19/2017
  • Scott Walker’s Son Joins Leah Vukmir’s U.S. Senate Campaign

    One Wisconsin Now has called on the state’s ethics commission to investigate Vukmir for possible violations in raising campaign money due to conflicts of interest.

    Wisconsin Gazette, 10/10/2017
  • Vukmir Raises $250,000 in Three Weeks for U.S. Senate Bid, Critics Cry Foul

    The liberal group One Wisconsin Now has asked the Wisconsin Ethics Commission to investigate Vukmir for possible violations in raising campaign money.

    Wisconsin Gazette, 10/09/2017
  • One Wisconsin Now Calls for State Ethics Investigation of State Sen. Leah Vukmir’s Sleazy Fundraising Deal

    State Senator Leah Vukmir may have run afoul of state ethics requirements with a sleazy deal to raise campaign cash to fuel her federal political ambitions.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/27/2017
  • Walker: Where Have We Heard That Before?

    In his first term in office Gov. Scott Walker signed at least nineteen bills or budget provisions into law that were drawn from corporate bill factory ALEC.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/22/2014
  • Fifteen GOP Senators Supporting Attack on Early Voting Have Themselves Voted Early

    A review of publicly available records reveals 15 of the 17 state Senators who supported legislation to restrict early voting hours in Wisconsin have themselves voted early.

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/13/2014
  • Records Reveal Private School Voucher Industry Lobbyist Wrote Latest Republican Bill Proposing to “Regulate” Voucher Industry

    Legislation claiming to impose new accountability requirements on schools participating in the private school voucher program was written by the lobbyist for the school privatization industry.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/14/2014
  • Power Mad GOP Legislators Latest Scheme Turns Judicial System Upside Down

    One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross released the following statements regarding a legislative scheme to undermine the authority of courts to stop enforcement of unconstitutional laws proposed by Republican State Representatives...

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/09/2013
  • One Wisconsin Now Debuts ‘Meet the Majority’ Cataloging New Legislature’s Extremism, Failed Policies

    MADISON, Wis. — The extremism and failed policies advocated by members of the new right-wing Wisconsin legislative majority are available at www.MeetTheMajority.com, a project of One Wisconsin Now. The site currently highlights...

    One Wisconsin Now, 01/05/2011
  • Davis-Vukmir Record for Milwaukee Public Schools: Tens of Millions of Dollars in Cuts

    MADISON, Wis. — A call for reform of Milwaukee Public Schools by Wisconsin Assembly Reps. Brett Davis (R-Monroe) and Leah Vukmir (R-Wauwatosa), ignores recent anti-MPS votes by the duo, including the 2007-09...

    One Wisconsin Now, 12/10/2009
  • Vukmir Talks Health Insurance (at Posh Country Club)

    I fully intended on showing up last night at an Oconomowoc country club to hear Leah Vukmir talk about ‘€œcurrent and proposed legislation affecting Wisconsin health care and insurance’€. If not for...

    Cody Oliphant, 09/23/2009
  • “Just a Mom” Town Hall Troll Really GOP Operative

    Heather Blish introduced herself to Rep. Steve Kagen’s Town Hall last week in true Sarah Palin fashion — holding her baby as prop and claiming she is “just a mom” with real...

    Robert Doeckel, 08/09/2009
  • Leah Vukmir Nabs ‘Award’ by Anti-Health Care, Right-Wing Corporate Front Group

    MADISON, Wis. — The awarding of ultra-conservative Rep. Leah Vukmir with the American Legislative Exchange Council’s “Legislator of the Year” reflects her embrace of extremist policies which increase pollution, hurt workers and...

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/20/2009
  • Vukmir: Let’s Trust the Polluters to Not Pollute

    When she’s not desperately trying to prevent the people of Wisconsin from having access to the same health care we pay to allow her to have, Wisconsin’s Michelle-Bachmann-in-training, GOP Rep. Leah Vukmir...

    Scot Ross, 06/22/2009
  • Fly on the Wall at Rancho Reince

    For some reason, Wispolitics.com offered a lil’€™ nugget in its afternoon summary about noted minority vote suppressor and GOP state party chair Reince Priebus doing a planned closed-door meeting with ‘€œbusiness leaders...

    Scot Ross, 05/06/2009
  • Hopper Wants to Pay Less Taxes Than He Already Doesnt

    Making its rounds at the capitol this year is AB38: a bill devised to exclude from taxable income gains from a Wisconsin business. As the Legislative Reference Bureau understands it, a corporation...

    Cody Oliphant, 04/20/2009
  • Gay Iowa Lottery – Which WI Leggie Will Be First With Anti-Iowa Statement?

    Who Do You Think Will be the First WI State Leggie to Issue Anti-Iowa Press Release? Nass? Krusick? Gundrum? Lazich? Suder? Hubler? Grothman? Vukmir? Fitzgerald (lil’ or big) Who? Gonna be a...

    Scot Ross, 04/02/2009
  • You Know Who Really Grinds My Gears? Steve Nass.

    You may have seen this story last week in the Wisconsin State Journal about a four-way jabfest between One Wisconsin Now, Mark Pocan, Nass, and the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance (Leah Vukmir took...

    Cody Oliphant, 03/01/2009
  • GOP Legies Want Wisconsin to Have California’s Budget Crisis

    Another headshaker from the Assembly Republican braintrust — this time bringing the same budget shackles to Wisconsin which helped drive California into its near economic collapse and nearly killed a bipartisan solution...

    Scot Ross, 02/26/2009