Prioritizing partisan political gain over public safety forced Wisconsin voters to put their lives on the line in order to exercise their right to vote.
Radical Resolution Calling for a Constitutional Rewrite Passes Wisconsin Assembly
If passed, Wisconsin would become the 16th state to back right-wing efforts to call for a constitutional convention to propose sweeping amendments to the Constitution to curtail the powers of the federal government.
Dark Money “Women’s” Group Claims Pivotal Role in 2016 Presidential Election
New report reveals that Independent Women’s Voice, a right-wing group with close ties to the Koch political network, claims to have swung Wisconsin for Trump in 2016 – and will likely try again in 2020.
Wisconsin Assembly Passes Bill Designed to Chill Campus Protests
Modeled after a similar measure drafted by the right-wing Goldwater Institute, the bill imposes mandatory disciplinary sanctions on anyone under the jurisdiction of an institution “who engages in violent or other disorderly conduct that materially and substantially disrupts the free expression of others.”
Pence to Speak at Madison School Choice Event
Vice President Mike Pence will speak at a capitol rally organized by groups linked to school privatization advocates like the Bradley Foundation and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.
Justice Kelly’s Campaign Haul for Wisconsin Supreme Court Seat Eclipses Opponents
GOP megadonors helped Justice Kelly raised $800,000 in 2019, more than double his nearest challenger.
Group Behind Wisconsin Voter Purge Lawsuit Has Strong GOP Ties
Crusade to remove 200,000 voters from the rolls by the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty stands to benefit Trump, a right-wing state Supreme Court justice, and the big Republican donors and strategists that lead and bankroll the group – and have donated at least $12 million to Wisconsin GOP causes and candidates.
Wisconsin Governor Evers Signs ALEC-Inspired Bill to Criminalize Protest
In a press release, the Governor echoed oil and gas industry talking points, which the Center for Media and Democracy revealed earlier, saying, “Today, I signed Assembly Bill 426, which aims to ensure each energy provider is treated the same under the law while still protecting the right to exercise free speech and the right to assembly.”
Who Is Capturing Our Courts (Wisconsin Edition)?
A last minute spending blitz by the RSLC in Wisconsin’s spring 2019 Supreme Court election played a key role in tipping the scales of the election in favor of Brian Hagedorn. Mere days after Leonard Leo’s Judicial Crisis Network gave $1 million to the group, it dropped $1.2 million in ads in just the final week of the election.
Anti-Protest Bill Heads to Wisconsin Gov. Evers
Bill pushed by big oil and ALEC would chill environmental protests with the threat of harsh jail terms and fines.