We know Ron Johnson graduated from college 40 years ago, but we assumed it was from a university here on planet Earth.
One Wisconsin Now Sponsored Mobile Billboard Encourages People to Tell Wisconsin Senator to Get in Gear and Support Student Loan Debt Reforms
On the critical issue of student debt and college affordability, Sen. Ron Johnson could not be worse.
Republican National Convention Student Loan Debt Tally: 43 Million Americans With $1.3 Trillion in Student Loan Debt, 0 Mentions in Addresses of Rep. Paul Ryan, Rep. Sean Duffy and Sen. Ron Johnson
Speeches of three Wisconsin officials – Reps. Paul Ryan and Sean Duffy and Sen. Ron Johnson – contained zero references to the crisis of student debt.
As the United States Senate prepares to skip town, Sen. Ron Johnson and his Republican colleagues have left important work undone.
Senate Colleagues to Request Sen. Ron Johnson Do His Job, Vote to Fill Longest Running Federal Judicial Vacancy in the Nation
Several of Sen. Ron Johnson’s colleagues will take to the floor of the United States Senate today and request votes on a series of nominees to fill judicial vacancies.
He’s stood in the way of common sense refinancing to help millions of borrowers across the nation and in Wisconsin.
Ron Johnson has now spent 100 days ignoring the oath he swore to uphold the U.S. Constitution and refusing to do his job.
Trump University left students across the country deep in debt. Will Ron Johnson continue to endorse more for-profit colleges as a solution to the student loan debt crisis?
Russ Feingold is standing with student loan borrowers in Wisconsin and renewing the call for common sense reform to allow them to refinance their loans.
Imagine a Wisconsin where a woman would not be able to legally have her birth control prescription filled. It has happened, and it’s a powerful example of why courts matter. [Capital Times]
Sen. Ron Johnson failed to appear at a hearing today on the nomination of Donald Schott to fill a vacancy on the Federal Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
New Poll Shows Wisconsinites Overwhelmingly Want Sen. Ron Johnson to Do His Job, Hold Fair Hearing, Timely Vote on U.S. Supreme Court Nominee
New polling finds overwhelming support among Wisconsin voters for holding fair hearings and a timely vote on the President’s SCOTUS nominee.
When Ron Johnson refuses to do his job, our courts can’t do theirs. And that means people in Wisconsin and across the nation are being denied justice.
An Anthology of U.S. Senator Ron Johnson’s Embarrassingly Out-of-Touch Record
It’s a yes or no answer to the question of whether Sen. Ron Johnson is doing his job, and we’ve launched a new site to provide people with the answer.
Will Federal Court Obstructionist U.S. Senator Ron Johnson Call on Gov. Walker to Wait Until After Election to Appoint New State Supreme Court Justice?
If anyone should have to wait to fill a judicial vacancy until after the next election, it’s Scott Walker, and if anyone should tell him to do so it should be Ron Johnson.
You have the chance to make your voice heard and urge your senators to do the right thing - ensure the Supreme Court continues to work for all of us.
By refusing to do their job and act on nominees to fill vacancies on the federal court, Sen. Ron Johnson and his fellow Republicans are hurting the judicial system and undermining our democracy. [Wisconsin State Journal]
One Wisconsin Now joined activists at Sen. Ron Johnson’s Milwaukee office to throw him a birthday party and to tell him it’s time to end his partisan obstruction and give fair consideration to President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee. [People for the American Way]
In Visits to Wisconsin, Presidential Candidates Noting Sen. Ron Johnson Refusing to Do His Job on Supreme Court Nominee
As presidential candidates travel to Wisconsin, one thing they’re quickly noticing is Wisconsin U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson refusing to do his job.
Will Sen. Ron Johnson continue to be a part of the problem, or will he become part of the solution?
Now it is up to Sen. Ron Johnson and his colleagues in the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate to meet their responsibilities to consider Pres. Obama’s nominee.
Allowing our courts to become deadlocked for petty political reasons would be unprecedented. It’s time Sen. Ron Johnson stop playing games and start doing his job.
Only Ron Johnson would claim Pres. Obama should have to play by different rules than Pres. Reagan when he appointed Scalia in a hotly-contested election year.
Maybe he had to call the Kochs to find out how to vote. Or maybe, as Scot Ross of One Wisconsin Now points out, RoJo was just afraid to cast a negative vote just before an election year. [Cognitive Dissidence]
To quote his 2010 commercial, ‘There are 100 members of the U.S. Senate,’ but only Ron Johnson hid in the Senate cloakroom to avoid a tough vote on guns. [Capital Times]
U.S. Senator Ron Johnson added to his stunningly ill-informed record on the $1.3 trillion student loan debt crisis with his latest comments.
Unfortunately, Sen. Ron Johnson has been the leading voice against helping at least 515,000 hardworking Wisconsinites with student loan debt.
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson should immediately apologize to the state’s more than 800,000 hardworking student loan borrowers for “ignorant comments, bordering on insulting” made to media yesterday.
"Johnson will need the Walker machine in his corner for 2016 to have a chance," said Scot Ross, executive director of One Wisconsin Now. [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
Add U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson to the list of politicians seeking to feed at the education privatization cartel’s trough.
Ron Johnson had his company write him a $10 million check a month after spending $9 million on his campaign to buy our U.S. Senate seat. [Capital Times]
Saturday marks three years since the student loan debt Americans are taking on to pay for their education and job training crossed the one trillion dollar mark.
One Wisconsin Now executive director Scot Ross said Johnson's comments added "insult to injury" for Wisconsin's student loan borrowers. [Capital Times]
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson Literally Adds Insult to Injury for One Million Wisconsin Student Loan Borrowers
Sen. Johnson not only blamed students for the $1.2 trillion student loan debt crisis, he followed it up with a vote on the Senate floor against common sense legislation.
One Wisconsin Now Enthusiastically Supports President Obama’s Proposal for Free Community College Tuition
Because elected officials like U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson and Gov. Scott Walker have failed to act in the interests of Wisconsin’s nearly one million student loan borrowers.
Johnson spent $9 million in 2010 in deceptive ads to win and he starts his 2016 campaign with the biggest lie of all by ignoring the unseemly $10 million ‘PACUR payoff’ that magically came just after the 2010 campaign.
One Wisconsin Now Updates Complaint Against Sen. Ron Johnson Over Disclosure of His Legal Bills in Lawsuit Against Affordable Care Act
Based on new federal campaign finance filings, One Wisconsin Now has updated their FEC complaint over Johnson and the WILL’s lawsuit against Obamacare.
Johnson’s comments were part of a consistent campaign by Republicans to suppress voter turnout through public statements and disenfranchisement legislation.
A new ad from One Wisconsin Now is targeting voters who care about issues like reproductive rights, student loan debt, marriage equality, and worker rights.
Johnson could be the deciding vote on legislation authored by Sen. Warren, and sponsored by Sen. Baldwin, to allow student loans to be refinanced.
Legislators, Reform Advocates to U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson: State of the Nation Includes Too Much Student Debt
Despite the data and urgent need for action, Sen. Johnson voted against common sense reforms like allowing borrowers to refinance their loans.
For the years in which Federal IRS records are available for both the Bradley Foundation and WILL, 2011 and 2012, Bradley funds accounted for over 90 percent of the total money WILL reported raising.
The head of the WILL changed his story again in response to questions about how his organization is being paid for legal work he is doing for Ron Johnson.
One Wisconsin Now Updates FEC Complaint With New Evidence Contradicting Sen. Ron Johnson Claim Over His Legal Bills for His Anti-Health Care Reform Lawsuit
One Wisconsin Now is updating its complaint with federal election regulators over Johnson’s failure to properly disclose his campaign’s spending for his legal costs.
We need elected officials willing to fight for us. Instead, Johnson has shown us exactly who he is: an embarrassment to Wisconsin. [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
Republicans in the U.S. Senate today voted to block action on legislation authored by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, and sponsored by Sen. Tammy Baldwin to allow student loans to be refinanced.
In a recent press release Sen. Ron Johnson announced he is calling for more “transparency” in the Congressional Budget Office’s fiscal analyses of the Affordable Care Act.
Johnson’s disingenuousness was on full display as he conflated efforts to help student loan borrowers refinance loans with limited loan forgiveness programs.
Recent statements from U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson on student loan debt reveal a need for him to go back to school on the issue.