Wisconsin Idea Tag Archive


  • Scott Walker, the Wisconsin Idea and the Race for 2016

    "GOP primary voters don't reject the notion that public education is a public good that creates jobs and opportunity," said Scot Ross, executive director of the liberal group One Wisconsin Now.

    Capital Times, 02/06/2015
  • The War on the Wisconsin Idea

    Rather than reinforcing the university's commitment to public service, Walker made clear he does not consider public education a virtue worth preserving.

    Adelaide Davis, 02/05/2015
  • Gov. Walker Explanations of ‘Drafting Error’ Laughable, Impact of Proposed Budget Cuts to University System and Unlimited Tuition Increases No Joke

    While Gov. Walker attempts to explain away either an intentional attack on the Wisconsin Idea, he is standing by egregious cuts that will hurt current and prospective UW students and explode student loan debt.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/05/2015
  • Scott Walker: Scrapping ‘Wisconsin Idea’ Was a ‘drafting Error’

    Quick to capitalize on the "drafting error" buzz, the liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now tweeted a series of #draftingerror digs on the governor, a likely 2016 candidate for president.

    Capital Times, 02/04/2015
  • Walker Says State Budget Won’t Eliminate Wisconsin Idea

    Ross said if Walker hadn’t intended to seek that change, he would have said right away that it was a drafting error, rather than saying that hours later.

    Badger Herald, 02/04/2015