Tommy Thompson Tag Archive


  • Walker: Where Have We Heard That Before?

    In his first term in office Gov. Scott Walker signed at least nineteen bills or budget provisions into law that were drawn from corporate bill factory ALEC.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/22/2014
  • Will Gov. Walker Answer the $700,000 Question?

    MADISON, Wis. — Despite claims made by Gov. Walker to the media that he was an intractable supporter of reducing mining regulations, as reported in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel today Walker as...

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/27/2014
  • 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
  • Tommy! Busted.

    MADISON, Wis. — In his run for United States Senate, Tommy Thompson has made numerous outlandish claims, and among the claims he’s been most vociferous about is, “I’ve lived my whole life...

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/26/2012
  • New Audio: What Did Tommy Mean, Now?

    MADISON, Wis. — In advance of the second debate between U.S. Senate candidates Tommy Thompson and U.S. Representative Tammy Baldwin, One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross wondered whom the subject of...

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/17/2012
  • Prosser Lack of Payment on Legal Debt Raises Questions

    MADISON, Wis. — Recently released public records reveal that Supreme Court Justice David Prosser owes a politically connected law firm over $220,000 in legal bills, but has not paid a dime towards...

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/23/2012
  • Buffett Rule Coming Before U.S. Senate for a Vote

    MADISON, Wis. — As Wisconsinites file their tax returns and a national debate on tax fairness heats up, including the U.S. Senate scheduling votes on the “Buffett Rule”, One Wisconsin Now is...

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/15/2012
  • Tommy Thompson Refuses to Disclose Big Business, Lobbyist Connections

    A new video highlights the fact that “Despite already declaring himself a candidate for Wisconsin’s open Senate seat, former Gov. Tommy Thompson has refused to disclose his business interests and lobbying firm...

    Cody Oliphant, 11/07/2011
  • Tommy Thompson Campaign Won’t Cut Lobbyist Connections

    Thompson, who has a host of consulting and other business relationships, told reporters he would sever or suspend some of those financial ties as he ran for Senate, but he declined to...

    Cody Oliphant, 10/17/2011
  • Homegrown’ Tommy! Ad Busted By Fake ‘Teacher’

    Tommy! Thompson. Homegrown. Wisconsin. Whatever Tommy! is going to do in the U.S. Senate race, he’s now launched out some slickly-produced interwebs ad.  It’s chock full of claims, quick edits and the...

    Scot Ross, 09/22/2011
  • This Time, A New Reason Why Tommy! Will Not Run

    Oh, for the love of god, we again have to endure another version of the yearly Tommy! Thompson’s (not) going to run for some political office? When one asks how many times...

    Scot Ross, 05/17/2011
  • One Wisconsin Now Statements on Van Hollen ‘Sunshine Week’ Assault on Open Government

    MADISON, Wis. — One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross released the following statements regarding Republican Attorney General JB Van Hollen’s attack on open government. Van Hollen is appealing Dane County Judge,...

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/17/2011
  • Over 7,000 Sign One Wisconsin Now Petition to ‘Save the Train’

    Over 7,000 Wisconsin supporters of high speed rail have signed One Wisconsin Now’s petition calling to “Save the Train” and called for Republican Gov.-elect Scott Walker to drop his opposition to the high speed rail project, which will create thousands of Wisconsin jobs and increase the state’s ability to attract new business and commerce.

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/18/2010
  • One Wisconsin Now Debuts ‘Moving in the Right Direction: Bringing High Speed Rail to Wisconsin’ Video

    MADISON, Wis. — The overwhelming benefits of high speed rail set for Wisconsin, including 13,000 new jobs, billions of dollars in benefits and reduced dependence on foreign oil, are the subject of...

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/13/2010
  • Walker & Davis Throwing Out Tommy!s Legacy; Seek to Reverse Tommys Efforts to Promote Commuter Rail in WI on Behalf of Wealthy GOP Campaign Donor

    If Davis wanted Tommy!’€™s endorsement for his bid for Lieutenant Governor, he should have thought twice about introducing a bill to reverse a 13-year old statute that Tommy! created, along with Scott...

    Anna Landmark, 03/17/2010
  • Walker Voted for Train Bidding Statute He’s Railing Against

    Scott Walker’s hollow criticism of the Talgo bidding process, which was not awarded to the company of his $13,000 donor and 2006 gubernatorial co-chair, is even more hypocritical given that Walker voted to create the no-bid statute in the 1997 state budget.

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/17/2010
  • Note RPWs Quick Defense of Tommy! ” Terrence Wall Street Must Be Jealous

    The Republican Party of Tommy! has registered its great displeasure with One Wisconsin Now’€™s press release from yesterday congratulating former Gov. Tommy Thompson on the incredible cashing in he’€™s done since leaving...

    Scot Ross, 02/21/2010
  • While Economy Collapsed, Health Industry Insider Tommy Thrived Financially

    MADISON, Wis. — Unlike the millions of Americans whose incomes were adversely affected by the collapsing economy due to the failed policies of George W. Bush, former Gov. Tommy Thompson appears to...

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/21/2010
  • Tommy! Over Russ?: Accuracy of Bush-pollster Rasmussen Questioned

    The latest Rasmussen poll shows Sen. Russ Feingold with a slight deficit to non-candidate and oft-cited Tommy! Thompson. Some have raised concerns that Rasmussen words its questions in a way that favors...

    Scot Ross, 01/27/2010
  • Result of WPRI-UW Right Wing Propaganda Polling Project: Tommy! Over Feingold

    We see more ‘€œcredible‘€ research from the suspect polling project between the state’s leading right wing think tank and the University of Wisconsin’s poli sci department.

    Scot Ross, 10/05/2009
  • Robin Vos ‘War on Reality’ Ignores 77 Percent of Wisconsin Business Council Member Contributions Went to GOP, Conservatives

    MADISON, Wis. — A One Wisconsin Now analysis of the political giving of the announced officials of the Wisconsin Business Council shows that conservatives and Republicans netted 77 percent of member giving,...

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/14/2009