Scott Fitzgerald Tag Archive

  • Mischief Likely to Result From GOP Guidance on Voter Roll Purge

    Inviting the meddling of Robin Vos and Scott Fitzgerald means more electoral mischief, not solutions.

    Wisconsin Examiner, 12/06/2019
  • Scott Fitzgerald Cruising to Congress After a Streak of Conservative Victories

    “He has completely broken tradition and political norms,” said Analiese Eicher, executive director of the liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now.

    Wisconsin State Journal, 11/18/2019
  • Scott Fitzgerald’s Fundraising Follies

    Senate Republican Leader Schedules More Fundraisers for His Campaign for Higher Office Than State Senate Sessions.

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/15/2019
  • State Senate Shame: GOP Leader Puts Petty Score Settling Over State Business

    A bipartisan package of bills to help address homelessness and common sense gun safety legislation is being pushed aside today by Senate Leader Scott Fitzgerald.

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/05/2019
  • Republican Fitzgerald Running for Congress in Wisconsin

    Analiese Eicher... said Fitzgerald's entry into the congressional race will mean that he will neglect the job he was elected to do.

    Associated Press, 09/18/2019
  • Three Year Anniversary of Victory for Voter Rights in Wisconsin

    In the three years since Judge Peterson’s ruling, Wisconsin voters have shown that they will vote when given the opportunity to vote.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 07/29/2019
  • One Wisconsin Now Statements on Gov. Tony Evers’ Action on 2019 State Budget

    Statements from One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Analiese Eicher on Gov. Tony Evers’ action today on the 2019 state budget.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/03/2019
  • Republican Leaders Vow to Obstruct State Budget, Then Complain About Lack of Negotiations

    It’s ridiculous that GOP leaders vow partisan obstruction to the death one minute, then accuse people of not negotiating with them.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/21/2019
  • ICYMI: News Reports Reveal Foxconn Initiated Discussion on Possible Contract Changes

    Media reports, based on a letter released by Tony Evers, indicate Foxconn has approached the state seeking changes to an agreement.

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/24/2019
  • Foxconn Initiated Steps to Change State Contract, Gov. Tony Evers Says

    Analiese Eicher, executive director of One Wisconsin Now, said Tuesday's disclosure made Republican lawmakers look bad.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 04/23/2019
  • April 2 Is Pay Equity Day in Wisconsin

    Marking the day women would, on average, have to work until to equal the wage earned by a man in calendar year 2018.

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/02/2019
  • Would You Believe This One?

    “Scott Fitzgerald and Robin Vos are trying to pull off a Donald Trump-level gaslighting with their excuses for why they called a sore loser legislative session.”

    the Isthmus, 12/14/2018
  • GOP Leaders Threat: Anyone Investigating Us Risks Losing Their Jobs

    Top Republicans have called on the administrators of the agencies responsible for campaign finance and ethics to resign.

    One Wisconsin Now, 12/15/2017
  • Mike Browne: What Sen. Fitzgerald Knew

    The public interest demands the truth be exposed and the public officials involved in these affairs be held to account for their actions.

    Capital Times, 09/30/2016
  • What Senator Scott Fitzgerald Knew

    The evidence shows to date state Sen. Scott Fitzgerald has not been forthcoming or honest with the media about these matters.

    Mike Browne, 09/29/2016
  • Wisconsin Republicans Stay Silent As Trump Touts Violence

    Donald Trump has set a new low with his outrageously irresponsible and dangerous comments inciting violence.

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/10/2016
  • County Executive Ban Draws Critics

    Scot Ross, executive director of liberal group One Wisconsin Now, called it an effort to “rig” the 18th district race for political advantage.

    Associated Press, 02/10/2016
  • Legal Filings Show Walker Ousted GAB Chair After Board’s Unanimous Vote to Proceed With John Doe Investigation

    MADISON, Wis. — Just released filings related to the ongoing John Doe investigation into allegations of illegal coordination between Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign and a host of conservative organizations show Gov. Walker withdrew...

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/16/2014
  • Fake Candidates, Real Consequences?

    MADISON, Wis. — One Wisconsin Now today asked the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board (GAB) and County District Attorneys to open an investigation to determine if any laws were broken when “fake” or...

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/03/2012
  • Organizers File More Than 1 Million Signatures to Recall Walker

    Organizers of the effort to recall Gov. Scott Walker on Tuesday filed what they said were more than a million signatures, a number that nearly matches Walker’s vote total from 2010 and...

    Cody Oliphant, 01/17/2012
  • Caught on Camera: Organizer Goes Face-to-face With Scott Fitzgerald Over His ‘lies’

    Lori Compas addressed [Sen. Scott] Fitzgerald on Monday during the senator’s open office hours in Horicon, according to Wisconsin-based Blogging Blue. She questioned the senator on an email that asked his constituents...

    Cody Oliphant, 12/20/2011
  • GOP Hypocrisy, Caving to Gun Manufacturing Lobby in Current Concealed Carry Dust-up

    It started with JB Van Hollen’s epic cave in the face of pressure from the gun manufacturing lobby attacking plan to require actual training in order to get a concealed carry permit....

    Scot Ross, 10/10/2011
  • Calls for Prosser Resignation More Than 10,000 Strong

    More than 10,000 concerned citizens have signed One Wisconsin Now’s petition launched Monday calling for the resignation of Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/29/2011
  • One WI Now Statements on Latest Prosser Allegation

    The people of Wisconsin are past the point where they are willing to tolerate for one moment longer, the abusive and alarming conduct of Supreme Court Justice David Prosser. Enough is enough...

    Scot Ross, 06/25/2011
  • Senate Republicans Make Taxpayers Finance Corporate ALEC Group

    Twelve current Wisconsin Republican state Senators have forced taxpayers to finance their private membership in the corporate special interest group ALEC.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/08/2011
  • Wisconsin Senators Paying Corporate ALEC Membership With Tax Dollars

    We obtained documents showing that 12 current Republican members of the State Senate are forcing you to pay the cost for their private membership in ALEC.

    Scot Ross, 05/07/2011
  • More Lies From the GOP Noise Machine on Cronon Attacks

    Never  allowing facts to get in the way of its smears, the right wing is trying to create a false moral equivalency between retaliatory actions taken by the Republican Party of Wisconsin...

    Scot Ross, 03/28/2011
  • One Wisconsin Now Statements Regarding Fitzgerald Rights’ Denial to 2.2 Million Wisconsinites

    MADISON, Wis. — One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross released the following statements regarding Senate Republican Leader Scott Fitzgerald’s planned denial of committee voting rights to 14 Senate Democrats, who represent...

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/13/2011
  • Walker Rapid Response Part 4: Working Families Compromise; Walker Refuses to Sit Down, Talk

    Walker Rhetoric: “Our measure asks for a 5.8% contribution to the pension, and a 12.6% contribution for health insurance premiums.” Reality: “In fast-moving events Friday: Leaders of the state’s biggest public worker...

    Scot Ross, 02/21/2011
  • GOP Legislative Committees Revealed

    The interwebs reports that income state Senate Republican Leader Scott Fitzgerald is circulating memos to his fellow Republicans to solicit their ideas on senate committees for the upcoming legislative session. Given the...

    Scot Ross, 11/18/2010
  • So Many Broken Promises, so Soon

    Promising to take our country back and do something about the jobs problem, a new majority swept Wisconsin on November 2. But if you thought the economy and job creation was at...

    Cody Oliphant, 11/09/2010
  • State, National Republicans Admit Job Creation NOT the First Priority

    Republican U.S. House Speaker in-waiting John Boehner and Wisconsin Senate Republican Leader Scott Fitzgerald share something awful in common: neither is putting job creation first and instead both are already looking at...

    Cody Oliphant, 11/03/2010
  • Broken Promises, Day 1: How Many Jobs Does Poll Tax ID Create?

    Republican Leader Scott Fitzgerald took less than 24 hours to break the promise Republicans made to Wisconsin to focus on job creation - telling three media outlets the first bill the state will tackle is restricting the right to vote.

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/03/2010
  • Bad Economic Fortune Telling Brought to You by WISGOP, WMC

    Wisconsin’€™s unemployment rate continues to drop, and while the economy still has a ways to go before it’€™s fully recovered from the disastrous economic policies of George W. Bush (worst President ever),...

    Robert Doeckel, 12/21/2009
  • Why Do the No-Budget GOPers Get to Complain Now?

    The legislative Republicans said it as early as 2008 — the state budget is the Democrats’ problem. Assembly Minority Leader Jeff Fitzgerald said it. He was quoted saying it. “I don’t have...

    Scot Ross, 06/24/2009
  • Video: GOP Budget Plan Revealed?

    Judge for yourself. By all accounts it’s still a big, fat nothing from the state Republicans on how to solve the massive budget deficit the eight years of failed George W....

    Scot Ross, 05/20/2009
  • Domestic Partner Foes Fitzgerald, Appling: Lying to Us Then, Or Now?

    Sen. Scott Fitzgerald and his right wing allies like Julaine Appling said over and over the ban wasn’t about domestic partners. Now they have done a complete 180.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/22/2009
  • A Video to All of You Who Voted to Write Hate Into Wisconsin’s Constitution

    The Courage Campaign, a California organization with a similar mission as One Wisconsin Now, has produced a powerful video about efforts to overturn more than 18,000 previously-legal same sex marriages in the...

    Scot Ross, 02/05/2009
  • Smoke Signals From Wispolitics?

    Ironically, I finished reading the weekly report today at 4:20, because a couple of the items led me to believe something wafting in the air over there is contributing to the...

    Scot Ross, 02/05/2009
  • Leading Republicans to Wisconsin: ‘Yes We Can’t!’

    Wisconsin Republican officials are responding to bipartisan overtures at the state and federal level by Democratic leaders by summarily rejecting efforts to create jobs, invest in infrastructure, reform health insurance and tackle the $5.4 billion deficit.

    One Wisconsin Now, 01/22/2009
  • Ending Las Vegas Loophole Will Make Sure $90 Million That Happens in Wisconsin, Stays in Wisconsin

    Rolling out their economic stimulus package for the state, Senate Democrats are calling for an end to the ridiculous “Las Vegas Loophole.” Under the loophole corporations dodge $90 million owed to Wisconsin...

    Cory Liebmann, 01/30/2008
  • The Most Fitting Moment of the Night

    After the governor delivered his State of the State address, he was followed by a pre-recorded response by Assembly Speaker Mike Huebsch.  The most fitting moment of the night, however, came when...

    Cory Liebmann, 01/23/2008