RGA Tag Archive


  • Republican Governors Association Books $5M for Scott Walker ads

    The Republican Governors Association said Monday it has booked $5.1 million in television ad buys for the fall in Wisconsin as Gov. Scott Walker warned on conservative talk radio that winning re-election...

    Associated Press, 04/09/2018
  • Paul Ryan, Ron Johnson to Return Money From Group Associated With Accused Billionaire Steve Wynn

    One Wisconsin Now called on Walker and the Republican Governors Association "do the right thing" and give back all of the money.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 01/29/2018
  • Wisconsin Republicans Returning Money Received From Wynn

    The liberal group One Wisconsin Now called for two other Republican groups to return donations it received from Wynn.

    Associated Press, 01/29/2018
  • Devil’s Advocates Radio: September 19, 2017

    Apparently, the Republican Governors Association, led by Scott Walker is spreading Russia-style fake news. The Devil’s talk to Scot Ross about it.

    WRRD-AM, 09/19/2017
  • Bipartisan Critics Assail Scott Walker-Led Republican Governors Association’s Dishonest, Russian Style Foray Into Fake News

    The Gov. Scott Walker-led Republican Governors Association (RGA) has launched a propaganda website masquerading as a legitimate news outlet.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/19/2017
  • Scott Walker Polling Voters on Presidential Run

    Walker’s campaign is polling voters on his planned presidential run, asking favorability questions about various Republican and Democratic candidates, including fellow Republican U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan.

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/19/2014
  • Campaign Finance Records Reveal Out-of-State Special Interests Funneling Support for Gov. Walker Through In-State Big Business Lobby

    According to campaign finance filings, the RGA appears to have been funneling their TV ads supporting Walker through the state big business lobby, WMC.

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/03/2014
  • Gov. Walker Reacts to Falling Poll Numbers By Accusing Media of ‘Bias,’ ‘Incompetence,’ ‘Being Lazy’

    Gov. Walker’s whining about the state and national media is a sign of a desperate, flailing governor who refuses to take responsibility for the corruption, cronyism and incompetence Wisconsin has endured under his ‘leadership.’

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/02/2014
  • Gov. Walker Can’t Dispute Facts of One Wisconsin Now WEDC Report

    The increasingly desperate campaign of Gov. Scott Walker hastily convened a press conference yesterday to dispute the undeniable facts that his policies and administration have been an utter failure on job creation.

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/22/2014
  • Latest Finance Report Shows Walker Took Another $167,000 From Businesses That Got WEDC Funds

    A review of Gov. Scott Walker’s most recent campaign finance report reveals he continues to reap a windfall of campaign donations, nearly $167,000 in just the last six months, from individuals associated with state businesses getting tax breaks, loans and grants through his WEDC.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/28/2014
  • Gov. Walker’s Campaign Launches Political Attack on a Successful International Corporation Based in Wisconsin That Provides 1,000 Jobs

    In his latest negative television ad, Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign attacks Trek Bicycles - an international company, headquartered in Wisconsin and employing 1,000 state residents.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/18/2014
  • Walker Television Attack Ignores Corruption, Cronyism, Incompetence of His Privatized Commerce Department

    Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign today announced a new negative television blitz against former Wisconsin Commerce Secretary and business leader Mary Burke.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/08/2014
  • Will State Big Business Lobby Answer the Question, Is Gov. Walker Still Doing It?

    MADISON, Wis. — Contained in hundreds of pages of recently unsealed John Doe investigation court documents is information about the participation of the state big business lobby, the Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce (WMC),...

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/26/2014
  • Still No Answer From Gov. Walker to One Simple Question

    Court documents released last week have shed new light on Gov. Walker’s effort to evade state campaign regulations using a scheme prosecutors have called “criminal.”

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/23/2014
  • Who Is the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Working For?

    The report found that owners or employees of 30 percent of businesses receiving WEDC assistance contributed to Gov. Walker's campaign or the RGA. Meanwhile these same businesses received almost 60 percent of WEDC economic development funds - $570 million in total.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/30/2014
  • Right-Wing Special Interests Drop Big Bucks on TV to Prop Up Gov. Walker, Again

    With a recent poll showing Gov. Walker tied with his opponent, Walker’s right-wing allies are again taking to the airwaves to boost his sagging electoral fortunes.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/27/2014
  • One Wisconsin Now Takes on Gov. Scott Walker’s Failed WEDC

    A report released today by One Wisconsin Now analyzing state funds distributed by the quasi-private WEDC, created by Gov. Scott Walker, raises serious questions about who is really benefitting.

    WLUK-TV, 05/15/2014
  • Has the Republican Governors Association Hit the Panic Button?

    MADISON, Wis. — According to a report in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, a media firm that has already purchased $2 million in television airtime this year on behalf of the Republican Governors Association...

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/24/2014
  • Republican Governors Release Second Attack Ad

    The Republican Governors Association has released its second attack ad against Democrat Mary Burke in the Wisconsin governor’s race. The group has not said how much they are spending on the ads, but...

    Associated Press, 03/03/2014
  • Grothman Has a Secret: Our Big Money Is None of Your Business

    A bill written by State Senator Glenn Grothman, and sponsored exclusively by Republican state legislators, to roll back campaign finance disclosure requirements was given a public hearing.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/03/2013
  • Latest GOP Anti-Voter Scheme: Less Voting, Less Transparency

    The Republicans don't like what the people of Wisconsin did at the ballot box in November 2012, so they are going to try and keep certain people from being able to vote in the next election.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/28/2013
  • Gov. Walker’s WEDC Pays Off Big… For His Campaign Account

    A review of campaign finance records by One Wisconsin Now has found that Gov. Walker's campaign and the RGA have raked in over $614,000 in donations from individuals associated with businesses receiving tax credits through the WEDC.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/15/2013
  • As Tax Day Arrives, Will GOP Legislators Fail to Pay Their Fair Share, Again?

    Will Republicans and their businesses that have paid no state income tax in recent years will be joining the rest of us in paying for services like education, health care, public safety and roads.

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/14/2013
  • Mike Browne: Mega-Millions Fueled Gov. Walker’s Win

    Gov. Scott Walker’s billionaire backers, along with outside spending from corporate-funded special interest groups such as Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce and the Republican Governors Association and Shadowy groups such as the “Coalition...

    Wisconsin State Journal, 06/08/2012
  • Recall Election Golden Rule: He Who Has the Gold, Rules

    Post recall election there has been no shortage of attempts to spin what the results mean. One unquestionable takeaway is that in this election, money mattered. A lot.

    Mike Browne, 06/07/2012
  • Corporate Funded RGA Returns to Wisconsin to Try to Bail Out Gov. Walker

    MADISON, Wis. — Late last week, the Republican Governors Association (RGA) announced via press release that they were returning to Wisconsin with a TV ad criticizing possible recall election opponents of Gov....

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/26/2012
  • Gov Walker (R-Koch) Gets a Bailout for a New Ad From Corporate Funded Group

    Governor Scott Walker (R-Koch) has been raising money to keep his anti-workers’ rights butt in the Governor’s office in light of the looming recall, and he’s been successful, raising $12 million. But...

    FreakOutNation, 03/23/2012
  • Big Spending, Corporate Funded Republican Governors Association Returns to Try to Bail Out Gov. Walker

    MADISON, Wis. — The Virginia based, corporate-funded Republican Governors Association (RGA) announced in a press release today that it has returned to Wisconsin with negative television commercials attacking possible opponents of Gov....

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/22/2012
  • “Business Owner” in Latest Walker Ad Thrived During Doyle Administration

    The “business owner” featured in the latest Scott Walker television ad saw his business grow 1,300 percent during the administration of Gov. Jim Doyle, according to a self-professed claim in the Business...

    Cody Oliphant, 12/12/2011
  • Business Owner in Latest Walker Ad Thrived During Doyle Administration

    MADISON, Wis. — The “business owner” featured in the latest Scott Walker television ad saw his business grow 1,300 percent during the administration of Gov. Jim Doyle, according to a self-professed claim...

    One Wisconsin Now, 12/12/2011
  • Walker Returns $50,000 in Jack Links’-Related Contributions With $75,000 in Taxpayer Dollars

    MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Scott Walker has announced a $75,000 taxpayer-financed grant to a company, who along with its Chief Executive Officer, donated nearly $50,000 in 2010 to the Republican Governors Association,...

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/04/2011
  • Emily’s Post: Scott Walker and DHS Head Dennis Smith Pay Back Health Industry Donors

    According to an analysis of IRS and Wisconsin Campaign Finance Information System records conducted by One Wisconsin Now, “companies which currently administer Medicare Part D prescription drug plans in Wisconsin have donated...

    Isthmus, 03/23/2011
  • David Prosser: The Partisans’ Partisan in Six Acts

    There’s no denying former Republican Assembly Speaker and failed Republican Congressional nominee David Prosser is a long-time partisan cog in the Republican machine. But is he the most partisan state Supreme Court...

    Scot Ross, 03/23/2011
  • Walker’s ($)1.3 Million Reasons for Funneling Seniors Out of SeniorCare

    MADISON, Wis. — An analysis by One Wisconsin Now shows that companies which currently administer Medicare Part D prescription drug plans in Wisconsin have donated in last several years $1.3 million to...

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/22/2011
  • Over Two Weeks Later, Walker Has Not Released Administration-Koch Lobbyist Communication Emails

    MADISON, Wis. — Over two weeks after One Wisconsin Now filed an open records request for all email and written communications between Koch Industries’ lead Wisconsin lobbyist and the office of Gov....

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/10/2011
  • Wisconsin to Walker: ‘Just Say No’ to Koch

    The nation has found out, the dirty little secret that we in Wisconsin have known for some time. That Governor Scott Walker has a serious Koch problem. But that’s the way it...

    Scot Ross, 02/24/2011
  • One Wisconsin Now Files Open Records Request for Walker Administration-Koch Lobbyist Communications

    MADISON, Wis. — One Wisconsin Now filed an open records request today for all written communications and records of scheduled meetings between Koch Industries’ top in-state lobbyist and the office of Gov....

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/23/2011
  • Third Term V2

    NARRATOR: Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett – Jim Doyle’s hand-picked successor – isn’t talking about raising job-killing taxes as governor. That’s not surprising since Barrett’s been on record saying – quote – if...

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/02/2010
  • Third Term V1

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/02/2010
  • GAB Complaint Filed Over RGA Mailing With Incorrect Voter Information; Van Hollen Asked to Investigate

    A formal complaint with the state Government Accountability Board was filed yesterday by the recipient of an absentee ballot application sent by the Washington, DC-based Republican Governors Association.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/26/2010
  • Walker’s Latest $1.5 Billion Promise: End Corporate Income Tax

    MADISON, Wis. — Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker has promised the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce (MMAC) to completely end the state’s corporate income tax – a massive new $1.5 billion tax...

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/24/2010
  • Ron Johnson’s PACUR LLC Pays Zero State Income Taxes, But Makes $5,000 Contribution to Republican Governors Association

    Ron Johnson's PACUR LLC made a $5,000 contribution to the Republican Governors Association, despite the fact it has paid no state income taxes from 1997 to 2008.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/17/2010
  • Tom Barrett’s Credibility Gap

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/13/2010
  • 1,500 Petitions Call for Van Hollen Investigation of RPW-Americans for Prosperity-Tea Party Vote Caging

    JB Van Hollen has a simple choice: investigate these credible allegations of voter suppression, or cowtow to his allies in the Republican Party of Wisconsin.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/05/2010
  • The New Champion

    NARRATOR: Like Jim Doyle, only worse.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/02/2010
  • To Be Continued

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/08/2010
  • Wrestling

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/08/2010
  • All Time Worst

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/23/2010