Sheldon Adelson

Will Gov. Walker’s Ethical Flip-Flop Pay Big in Vegas?

MADISON, Wis. — In previous campaigns, Scott Walker touted legislation he introduced to “ban political contributions from gambling interests.” Now, with presidential ambition dancing in his head, Gov. Walker is headed to Las Vegas to try to double down on the $250,000 contribution he received in 2012 from casino magnate Sheldon Adelson. One Wisconsin Now Executive […]

Let’s Be Honest: Rep. Ryan’s Wisconsin Visit Perfect Time to Release His Tax Records

MADISON, Wis. — A mid-week campaign visit to De Pere is the perfect opportunity for Republican Vice-Presidential candidate Rep. Paul Ryan to come clean and release his tax records for the last ten years, as has virtually every major party presidential ticket candidate in recent elections, according to One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross. […]

Gov. Walker’s Recall Golden Rule: He Who Has the Gold, Rules

An analysis of Gov. Walker’s campaign finances by One Wisconsin Now has revealed he raised $7.3 million from wealthy, mega-donors exceeding the normal $10,000 aggregate contribution limit. The amount raked in by Gov. Walker from just 167 wealthy individuals, is nearly twice as much as the total of all contributions to his recall election opponent. […]

Memo: Follow the Money

You've also probably seen the ads paid for by the special interests benefitting from tax giveaways, consumer protection rollbacks and lax public safety regulation enforcement by the Walker administration.

Billionaires Back Gov. Walker’s One Percent Agenda

MADISON, Wis. — Nine members of the exclusive Forbes U.S. Billionaires List gave nearly $1.4 million to Gov. Walker over the last four months, according to One Wisconsin Now’s analysis of his most recent campaign finance filing. One Wisconsin Now spokesperson Mike Browne commented, “Gov. Walker has spent the last year giving away the proverbial […]

Gov. Walker’s Cross Country Cash Grab Takes Off As Wisconsin Economy Crashes and Burns

MADISON, Wis. — Under Gov. Walker, Wisconsin’s economy has tanked, ranking dead last in the nation for job creation and suffering the ignominy of being the only state in the nation with statistically significant job losses over the last year. Meanwhile, Gov. Walker’s cross country cash grab has been a stunning success, netting two-thirds of […]