Walker's eleven-minute speech mentioned Wisconsin ten times, Washington nine times and America twelve times. A stunning display that Wisconsin's Governor has already moved on to his next electoral objective.
A right-wing “public interest” law firm and a legal expert who have raked in at least $1.75 million from the Bradley Foundation are entering the fray to try to help Gov. Walker out of his most recent legal jam.
Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke talks a lot about taking responsibility, but as is often the case with Tea Party darling Clarke, his talk is not backed up by action.
An organization that Clarke identifies with, naming him “Sheriff of the Year” in 2013 and soliciting campaign contribution on his behalf, encourages local sheriffs to ignore federal laws, like firearm regulations.
Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Proudly Touts Support of Right-Wing Extremist on Campaign Website
The front page of Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke’s website prominently features a picture of a beaming Clarke receiving an award along with a glowing quote from Richard Mack.
An analysis of Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke's most recent campaign finance report shows he raised over 61 percent of his campaign funds from outside of Wisconsin.
Clarke provided One Wisconsin Now with an almost entirely redacted calendar, where 18 of 22 entries were obscured and no conclusion can be made that Clarke was actually in the state during that time period.
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.
Despite declaring he could use campaign funds to cover legal costs, a review of Johnson's campaign finance reports reveal no incurred obligations or expenditures related to the suit.
Nearly 15,000 individuals have voiced their opposition to the anti-woman agenda of Gov. Walker and the state big business lobby, Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce.
Paid private school voucher advocate Jessie Rodriguez is the beneficiary of a windfall of over $45,600 in spending by a special interest group.
MADISON, Wis. — While voting to shut down the federal government it appears U.S. Representative Sean Duffy is keeping his campaign’s fundraising operation open for business. On the ninth day of the Tea Party initiated federal government shutdown, Duffy is slated to appear at a $1,000 per person dinner fundraiser at the Washington D.C. home […]
From Bad to Worse: Wisconsin Rep. Reid Ribble Calls for Cuts to Social Security in Exchange for Federal Fiscal Deal
MADISON, Wis. — In a letter to U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner dated October 8th, U.S. Representative Reid Ribble advocates for using the Tea Party driven government shutdown he has voted for as a means to attack Social Security benefits for retirees. One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross commented, “Rep. Ribble’s support […]
The big business special interest lobby at Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce has now bought over $800,000 in deceptive television advertisements to boost the sagging poll numbers of Gov. Scott Walker.
Wisconsin Working Families and Middle Class Lose Big as Top GOP Legislative Leaders Flip-Flop Way to Budget Deal
MADISON, Wis. — In his 2010 campaign, Gov. Walker signaled support for a bill to ban the legislature from voting after 10pm because, “… nothing good happens after midnight. That’s even more true in politics.” According to One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross it’s too bad for the middle class and working families of […]
Promoting someone like Ms. Engelbrecht, who organized and engaged in racially motivated voter suppression campaigns, as a victim of government is nothing short of grotesque.
Johnson has been given a seventh seed in a national NCAA tournament-themed contest to determine who is the most “outrageous, radical, out of touch right-winger” of the past year.
Tucked away in Gov. Walker’s 2013-15 budget is a provision allocating nearly $11 million in taxpayer funds for an advertising campaign, overseen by his quasi-private WEDC.
Ryan’s call for the repeal of ObamaCare, and Johnson’s support for legislation to defund health insurance exchanges, seem targeted to undermine Walker’s latest health care scheme
An analysis of Gov. Walker's 2013-15 budget plan reveals a massive increase in the percentage of state taxpayer dollars going to the unaccountable private school voucher program.
MADISON, Wis. — One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross released the following statements regarding the announcement of the conclusion of the John Doe criminal investigation of Gov. Walker and aides and associates: “This criminal probe revealed there were no lines between Scott Walker’s political operation and public office. “As the right wing rushes to […]
The Billion Dollar Question: How Big is Budget Windfall for Gov. Walker’s Biggest Campaign Contributor?
MADISON, Wis. — An initial analysis of Gov. Walker’s proposed income tax break in his 2013-15 budget shows, to no surprise, that the majority of the breaks go to the state’s wealthiest taxpayers. But, according to One Wisconsin Now Executive Scot Ross, the billion-dollar question is: what’s the windfall for Gov. Scott Walker’s largest campaign […]
MADISON, Wis. — One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross released the following statements regarding reports that Gov. Walker will announce he will reject an expansion of federal Medicaid coverage in Wisconsin and a radical roll back of state health insurance assistance at the state big business lobby day: “As Gov. Walker seeks to pass […]
Walker Meets GOP 2016 Presidential Primary Litmus Test with Health Exchange Decision, Fails Wisconsin
Scott Walker decided that his chances for higher office in the tea party-controlled Republican Party are more important than doing his job.
Over 2,000 Sign One Wisconsin Now Petition Demanding Clear Channel Yank Racist Voter Suppression Billboards
More than 2,000 people have signed One Wisconsin Now's petition demanding Clear Channel remove the voter suppression billboards targeting minority communities in Milwaukee.
One Wisconsin Institute joined community leaders and organizations in Milwaukee for a press conference about the dozens of voter suppression billboards, targeting communities of color.
The Romney-Ryan vision for American is the next generations being virtual indentured servants to student loan debt.
Republican National Committee Funding in Voter ID Lawsuit Uncovered in Investigation of One Wisconsin Now Ethics Complaint
RNC chair Reince Priebus has returned to Wisconsin to write the next chapter in his longstanding crusade to prevent people who vote against Republicans from exercising their right to vote.
Gov. Scott Walker and his allies have enacted new laws to keep people from voting and it's long past time their undemocratic scheme is called out for the voter suppression scheme it is.
Scot Ross, executive director of One Wisconsin Now, talks with Rachel Maddow about the Koch brothers backing of Herman Cain, whose candidacy is oddly successful for someone without a fully formed campaign operation. [MSNBC]
MADISON, Wis. — Tea Party fanatic Kim Simac has continually refused to talk to the media about her record of tax avoidance and her out-of-touch viewpoints. Many of these controversial statements, some of which Simac has tried to pull down from the internet, are catalogued and being added to daily at One Wisconsin Now’s website […]
The Koch Brothers’ Americans for Prosperity had added another near-$100,000 television buy on Wausau television to its scheme to try and save Gov. Scott Walker’s Senate majority.
New allegations of potential voter suppression surrounding a questionable absentee mailing by the Koch Brothers-funded Americans for Prosperity are an eerie reminder of a thwarted-2010 voter caging scheme uncovered by One Wisconsin Now.
MADISON, Wis. — The controversial, extremist and out of touch statements made by Tea Party fanatic Kim Simac are now catalogued and being added to daily at One Wisconsin Now’s website: http://www.onewisconsinnow.org/blog/2011/07/kim-simacs-disappearing-act.html. “Kim Simac can’t hide from her extremist past, no matter how much her paid political operatives try to rewrite her history,” said Ross. […]
Tom Tiffany has paid no state income taxes for the past four years, despite having a business, property and business clients.
MADISON, Wis. — Contrary to claims made by a top official with Wisconsin Right to Life, automated calls made to an untold number of Wisconsin homes in the days leading up to Tuesday’s Republican-orchestrated primary that included “fake Democrats,” went to non-WRTL supporters. One Wisconsin Now, which is calling for a full investigation by law […]
MADISON, Wis. — U.S. House Republican Budget Chair Paul Ryan of Janesville traveled to a secret California fundraising junket this past weekend run by billionaires Charles and David Koch, the major financers of the so-called tea party movement, the ThinkProgress news site reported today. “Paul Ryan has supported, in lock step, the big oil, anti-accountability […]
MADISON, Wis. — One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross released the following statements regarding Republican Party of Wisconsin Chair Reince Priebus’ election as chair of the Republican National Committee. “When voter suppression allegations have surfaced in Wisconsin for the past decade, the name Reince Priebus isn’t far behind. In 2002, the state Elections Board […]
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 is out with a new web ad encouraging people to counteract the voting enthusiasm coming from Tea Party groups, and Republicans by heading to the polls. [Huffington Post]
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.
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.
MADISON, Wis. — Republican Party of Wisconsin Chair Reince Priebus refuses to acknowledge the RPW’s involvement in a possibly-illegal voter suppression plot, despite the RPW’s Chief Counsel’s signature and name on documents related to the plan between RPW, Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin and the leader of the state’s Tea Party groups. “Reince Priebus is hiding he […]
MADISON, Wis. — Despite firm denials by Tim Dake, leader of Wisconsin’s Tea Party organizations, the voter caging plot between the Tea Party, Americans for Prosperity and the Republican Party of Wisconsin exposed this week by One Wisconsin Now, is directly targeting university students – most notably voters at UW-Milwaukee Sandburg Hall, which made up […]
MADISON, Wis. — Despite denials from participants, a voter suppression plan by the Republican Party of Wisconsin, Americans for Prosperity-WI and the state’s leading Tea Party organizations is still active, and as recently as last Thursday Wisconsin Tea Party leader Tim Dake emailed several documents outlining plans to other partners in the effort. One Wisconsin […]
One Wisconsin Now Exposes Voter Suppression Plans Between Republican Party of Wisconsin, Americans for Prosperity, Tea Party Groups
MADISON, Wis. — A coordinated plot by the Republican Party of Wisconsin, Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin and organizations in the so-called Tea Party movement targeting minority voters and college students in a possibly illegal “voter caging” effort for voter suppression has been uncovered in evidence obtained by One Wisconsin Now, a statewide advocacy organization in Madison, […]
Since Ron Johnson is already trying to hide the true nature of his wealth from the people of Wisconsin, this raises serious questions.
Scott Walker Flip Flops on Immigration; Remains Firm in Refusal to Explain How to Pay for $2 Billion Tax Giveaway to Rich, Big Business
Scott Walker's pandering flip flop on the racist Arizona immigration law has One Wisconsin Now asking whether a similar strategy could get him to answer the question he has refused to answer.
MADISON, Wis. — Citizens from across Wisconsin have joined One Wisconsin Now in sending a decisive message to the Tea Party and conservative elected officials who want less investment in the middle class and less support for children and working families: “I AM My Brother’s Keeper.” One Wisconsin Now will display responses of its members […]
One Wisconsin Now is urging the media to review its report showing both the flaws of the Tax Foundation numbers and the connections between WISTAX, Tax Foundation, and Americans for Prosperity.