Tony Evers Tag Archive


  • Gov. Tony Evers Creates Task Force to Take on Student Loan Debt Crisis in Wisconsin

    Gov. Tony Evers signed an executive order today creating a student debt task force to find ways to help Wisconsinites swept up in the deepening economic crisis.

    One Wisconsin Now, 01/29/2020
  • Records: Evers Using State Planes Less Than Walker

    During the 2018 campaign, opponents focused on Walker’s plane use, including the number of flights that were 50 miles or less.

    WisPolitics, 08/13/2019
  • Conservative Lawsuit Challenges Wisconsin Governor’s Vetoes

    Republicans and their allies like those bringing the lawsuit want to overturn the results of the November election.

    Associated Press, 07/31/2019
  • 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
  • Republicans Say Tony Evers Swayed GOP Budget

    Analiese Eicher argued that Evers, by seeking $1.4 billion ask for public education, forced Republicans to offer more.

    Wisconsin State Journal, 06/30/2019
  • State Budget Support, Education, Medicaid

    The results of a survey of Wisconsin voters ... finds Gov. Tony Evers and Democrats with a strong advantage on education issues.

    Door County Pulse, 06/28/2019
  • Capital City Sunday: June 16, 2019

    Analiese Eicher & Bill McCoshen weigh in on the governor’s powers and what he might line-item veto.

    WKOW-TV, 06/16/2019
  • Republican-Controlled State Budget Committee Poised to Blow Hole in Budget, Sink Hopes for Reforms

    Stripping proposals from Tony Evers' budget plan does more harm than just blowing an estimated $1.4 billion hole in the budget.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/08/2019
  • UNSPUN: April 24, 2019

    Tony Evers says Foxconn's promise to employ 13,000 people is "unrealistic," meanwhile the company insists it will uphold its promises.

    WMTV-TV, 04/25/2019
  • 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
  • Evers: Foxconn Deal With State May Need to Be ‘downsized’

    However, while Republicans were decrying Evers’ remarks, the progressive state group One Wisconsin Now welcomed them.

    Racine Journal, 04/18/2019
  • Gov. Tony Evers Calls for Renegotiation of Foxconn Deal

    Today, Gov. Tony Evers announced he will seek to modify the terms of a contract with Foxconn.

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/17/2019
  • Gov. Tony Evers’ First 100 Days: Helping Hard-Working Wisconsinites and Listening to Their Concerns

    In the first 100 days, Tony Evers has focused on policies to help take on new economic challenges facing hard-working Wisconsinites.

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/16/2019
  • Judge Blocks Laws Limiting Powers of Wisconsin Governor

    [One Wisconsin Institute] challenged the early voting restrictions as part of a larger federal lawsuit...

    Associated Press, 03/21/2019
  • Gov. Tony Evers Administration Stepping Up With Real, Common Sense Solutions to Take on $1.5 Trillion Student Loan Debt Crisis

    Gov. Tony Evers has directed his administration to develop a plan to provide common sense relief to state student loan borrowers.

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/11/2019
  • UNSPUN: March 8, 2019

    In a blow to conservatives, a national business group came out to say it will not put money into the state Supreme Court race

    WMTV-TV, 03/07/2019
  • One Wisconsin Institute Statements on Gov. Tony Evers’ Executive Order Increasing Access to State ID

    We applaud Gov. Tony Evers’ leadership, taking Wisconsin in a new direction to help make voting easier and more convenient.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 03/04/2019
  • UNSPUN: February 20, 2019

    Tony Evers has been ... drawing both criticism and support as he unveils new pieces to his upcoming budget proposal.

    WMTV-TV, 02/20/2019
  • One Wisconsin Now Statements on Gov. Tony Evers’ State of the State Address

    Statements of One Wisconsin Now Program Director Analiese Eicher regarding Gov. Tony Evers' State of the State speech.

    One Wisconsin Now, 01/22/2019
  • UNSPUN: January 22, 2019

    Both analysts said compromise is possible on a number of issues facing the state that Gov. Evers will discuss in his speech.

    WMTV-TV, 01/22/2019
  • Democrats, Republicans Looking for Compromise and Clear Path Forward in State of the State

    Analiese Eicher ... said she wants to see a change of pace from the new administration.

    WQOW-TV, 01/22/2019
  • NRA Campaign Ad Mispronounces Name of Walker Opponent Evers

    The liberal group One Wisconsin Now obtained a copy of the ad Friday. It says the buy is $740,000 in Green Bay, Wausau and La Crosse.

    Associated Press, 10/12/2018
  • Democratic Candidates “Road Trip” Mocks Walkers Plane Use

    Walker’s use of the state plane has been criticized by since One Wisconsin Now released reports revealing what they called his “misuse” of the state plane.

    WKOW-TV, 10/03/2018
  • Evers, Barnes Mock Walker’s Flights During Livestream

    Walker has spent $934,000 in taxpayer-funded flights between September 2015 ... and July of this year, records obtained by One Wisconsin Now show.

    Associated Press, 10/02/2018
  • The Wisconsin Race For Governor

    Scot Ross joined Joy Reid to discuss Wisconsin's 2018 gubernatorial race where public education advocate Tony Evers faces Scott Walker.

    MSNBC, 09/09/2018
  • State Lobby for Big Corporate Special Interests Starts Spending to Try to Save Scott Walker

    The Same Gang That Tried to Win Election With Ad Outing Child Victim of Sex Assault Now Misleads on Record of Tony Evers.

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/16/2018
  • The Wisconsin Governor’s Race Might Be Decided by Education

    Voters think about a lot of things at the polls: immigration, the economy, health care, gun policy, and—more cynically—party affiliation. But education is an issue that doesn’t typically poll near the top...

    The Atlantic, 08/08/2018
  • In Trump’s Shadow, Scott Walker Seeks 3rd Term As Wisconsin Governor

    As incumbent Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker seeks reelection to a third term, he may be in for a rough road ahead that reflects the GOP’s struggle to hold onto its identity in...

    ABC News, 08/02/2018
  • Tony Evers’ First Ad Promises to Boost Education; Gov. Scott Walker Defends Foxconn Deal

    Walker’s campaign has booked $2.3 million in television ads across the state between May and mid-August, according to research by liberal group One Wisconsin Now.

    Associated Press, 07/31/2018
  • Scott Walker Broke the Unions. Now He Says He’s the ‘education Governor’

    Republican Gov. Scott Walker became a conservative icon by breaking the teachers union in Wisconsin. Seven years later, he’s facing the political fight of his life against the state schools superintendent, and...

    Politico, 07/31/2018
  • Scott Walker Is Fucking Desperate

    Scott Walker, the governor of Wisconsin and a very sleepy-looking man, is running for a third term in November after spending his first eight years in office fucking over public workers by...

    Splinter, 07/31/2018
  • Scott Walker’s Troubles Highlight Deeper GOP Issues in Governors’ Races

    Poll of the week: A Marist College poll gives Democrat Tony Evers a 54% to 41% lead over Republican Gov. Scott Walker in the Wisconsin gubernatorial election. This poll is more optimistic...

    CNN, 07/28/2018
  • In Re-election Bid, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Trails Democrat by 13 Points, Poll Says

    State schools Superintendent Tony Evers holds a strong lead over Republican Gov. Scott Walker in a hypothetical fall match-up, according to an NBC News/Marist College Poll released Thursday. Evers leads Walker, 54...

    USA Today, 07/26/2018
  • Poll Shows Walker Trailing Democrat by Double-digits in Wisconsin

    A new poll from NBC News and Marist College shows Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker trailing a Democratic challenger by double-digits, part of a raft of rough results for Republicans across three Midwestern...

    Politico, 07/26/2018
  • Bice: Teacher Revocations Spike Under Tony Evers After GOP Accuses Him of Being Tardy on Issue

    Shortly after Republicans accused him of being soft on teachers guilty of improper and immoral conduct, state schools Superintendent Tony Evers cracked down. Records show Evers, the frontrunner for the Democratic nomination...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 07/05/2018
  • Gov. Scott Walker Says State Schools Chief Tony Evers Is Ignoring His Ability to Take Over Schools

    Walker said “Democrats gave the superintendent of public instruction, back in 2009, the ability to take over failing schools. … The current superintendent has failed to do that.” While the law in...

    PolitiFact, 07/05/2018
  • Wisconsin Supreme Court Sides With Tony Evers in Fight Over Attorney

    The case hangs heavy with political implications as Republican Gov. Scott Walker wanted the GOP-led Wisconsin Department of Justice to represent Evers in the case. Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel, who runs...

    Wisconsin State Journal, 06/28/2018
  • Supreme Court Gives Win to Tony Evers Over Gov. Scott Walker in Case Challenging Authority

    The Wisconsin Supreme Court leveled an election-year blow against Gov. Scott Walker in a case involving Walker and his top Democratic candidate challenger. In a 4-3 decision, the court ruled Wednesday state...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 06/27/2018
  • Scott Walker’s Former Corrections Secretary Endorses Tony Evers in Governor Race

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s former corrections secretary, Ed Wall, is endorsing Democratic candidate Tony Evers in the race for governor. Wall, appointed by Walker in 2012, resigned from his post shortly after...

    Capital Times, 06/21/2018
  • Tony Evers Election Shows Strong Support for Wisconsin Public Schools

    Tony Evers won overwhelmingly against an opponent whose campaign centered on sending more of our tax dollars to private voucher schools.

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/04/2017
  • State Superintendent Candidates Spar in Final Debate Before Election

    Emails released to reporters and liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now earlier this month showed Holtz used his Whitnall School District email account to discuss campaign strategy with his wife during the...

    Wisconsin State Journal, 03/31/2017
  • Evers, Holtz Square Off for State Superintendent Job

    Liberal group One Wisconsin Now has asked two district attorneys to investigate whether Holtz was illegally campaigning on government time.

    Associated Press, 03/26/2017
  • DPI Race Between Tony Evers, Lowell Holtz Centers on Future of Education in Wisconsin

    Evers and the liberal group One Wisconsin Now have hammered Holtz over a proposal he floated to then-candidate John Humphries in the run-up to the February primary.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 03/25/2017
  • Endorsement: Tony Evers Is the Clear Choice for Superintendent of Public Instruction

    The liberal group One Wisconsin Now found that Holtz had been soliciting wealthy Republican donors during his time on the school district’s clock.

    Wisconsin Gazette, 03/23/2017
  • One Wisconsin Now Statements on State Superintendent of Public Instruction

    The message from voters tonight is that they support our public schools and want someone with integrity to lead the Department of Public Instruction.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/21/2017