Rebecca Kleefisch

Governor Kleefisch?

“The chances of (Kleefisch becoming governor) are infinitesimal,” said Scot Ross, executive director of the liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now. [Wisconsin Gazette]

Who Will Be Wisconsin’s Next Attorney General?

One Wisconsin Now sent Schimel a complaint about the deal, but Schimel declined to investigate. “Isn’t that the essence of representative government?” Schimel said of the Kleefisch-Eisenga relationship. [Shepherd Express]

Brad Schimel declines to investigate Kleefisch child-support bill

“Why can’t a legislator press for legislation that benefits a person who has contributed to their campaign?” Schimel asked in an email to the liberal group One Wisconsin Now. “Isn’t that the essence of representative government?” Schimel, a Republican running for attorney general, went on to say politicians should not solicit donations “in exchange for […] [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]

Lawmaker withdraws child support bill aimed at helping GOP donor

The liberal group One Wisconsin Now sent a letter to Waukesha County District Attorney Brad Schimel asking him to investigate the drafting of the special-interest bill, saying “this affair reeks of impropriety.” [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]

Issue of the Week: Walker and Kleefisch’s War on Workers

Recently, Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch led a closed-door roundtable discussion about taxes with some business leaders in Beloit. After viewing footage of the meeting obtained by One Wisconsin Now, we can see why Kleefisch and the Walker administration didn’t want the public to hear what they discussed. [Shepherd Express]

One Wisconsin Now to Gov. Walker: “Governor, Tear Down Your Wall of Secrecy”

MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Walker is publicizing multiple “forums” across the state where, at his direction, top administration officials talk tax policy changes with big business representatives. At the first stop in Beloit that featured Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch, the Secretary of the Department of Revenue and business representatives, Kleefisch order the meeting closed to […]

One Wisconsin Now asks for Kleefisch meeting video

One Wisconsin Now organization has filed an open records request for a recording done in Beloit with Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch and Department of Revenue Secretary Rick Chandler. The two held a tax reform roundtable with local businesses at Beloit College on Monday. The Beloit Daily News was not let into the meeting until an hour […] [Beloit Daily News]

Right-Wing Irony Parade Adds Another Act

The ironic cavalcade of right-wing politicians rallying for unaccountable privatization in a publicly run building just upped the ante with the addition of Lt. Gov. Kleefisch to the roster of speakers.

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 Now, has been saying for years that Republicans have done a better job recently of getting post-Baby Boomers elected. He points to U.S. […] [Wisconsin State Journal]

Grass Roots: Online Walker recall drive hits the ground to build momentum

The website has links to One Wisconsin Now, Stop Walker’s Budget, Defending Wisconsin, Defend Wisconsin , as well as to Recall the Republican 8, although effective practical coalitions have not been built. Brown is determined, too, to keep United Wisconsin focused on recalling Walker and Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, while drives to unseat eight senate Republicans […] [Capital Times]

Rep. Joel Herbert Hoover Kleefisch

Mercifully, GOP Gov. Scott Walker’s “special interest” session is coming to an expensive end. Taking away rights for victims, less accountability for tens of millions of dollars in taxpayers funds, paybacks to corporate contributors and a $140 million spending spree that will likely create zero jobs have been the GOP’s offerings to deal with rampant […]

OWN Joke: What’s the Difference Between Rebecca Kleefisch and Sarah Palin?

A: One has government health care and the other one had guts enough to debate her Democratic opponent. From WISC-TV Friday, answering the reporter’s question about the hypocrisy of her criticizing “government-run” health care when she has health care provided for by taxpayers from her husband’s plan as a state legislator: “I have private insurance […]

One Wisconsin Now Statements on Walker-Kleefisch Attack on Health Care Access

MADISON, Wis. — One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross released the following statements regarding Rebecca Kleefisch and Scott Walker’s unseemly television ad criticizing access to affordable health care. In the ad railing against health care reform, Kleefisch talks about her successful cancer treatment, which was diagnosed, treated and financed through the access she has […]