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Brandon W.

  • Posted How financing a college education has changed at the expense of students to One Wisconsin Now
    Massive changes caused massive $1 trillion in student loan debt. Earlier this month The Institute for College Access and Success released a new bi-partisan survey revealing that young adults aged 18-34 find that a college degree is more important that ever before, but that it is also harder to afford.   About 76% of respondents find college harder to...
  • Posted Walker's Raise in Compensation is Undeserved to One Wisconsin Now
    Governor Walker's compensation plan for state workers revealed that state workers would not get pay raises for the next two years. The plan freezes base pay and creates a new system for merit pay controlled by OSER while suspending funding for it during the current two-year budget cycle.  This comes after the governor himself accepted a pay raise that was...
  • Posted Walker First, Wisconsin Second to One Wisconsin Now
    Most Wisconsinites remember when Governor Walker promised to create 250,000 jobs and 10,000 businesses during his term in office. Walker issued this promised shortly after being elected last fall and used it to justify his austere budget cutting measures last winter. Budget items that cut education, public health, environmental regulation, and stripped away over 50 years of union rights...
  • Posted The Koch brothers will stop at nothing to surpress the voice of the people to One Wisconsin Now
    The billionaire Koch brothers will stop at nothing to try and buy power in Wisconsin just so they can have their way with democracy. The latest proof of their attempts to deceive voters and grab political power comes from Americans for Prosperity (AFP), a group founded by the Koch brothers. Americans for Prosperity was caught engaging in voter suppression in...
  • Posted ALEC Exposed to One Wisconsin Now
    What do you do when you simply cannot win an election? Clearly the solution is to form an organization that links notable conservative lawmakers and corporate power to tilt the odds in your favor, and the American Legislative Exchange Council or ALEC has been doing just that for years. Spawned from a group of individuals who were frustrated that...
  • Posted Did Scott Walker Win Votes In Favor of Budget Repair Bill Through Coercion Tactics? to One Wisconsin Now
    This morning The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel published a story that raised a very interesting question: Was State Senator Robert Cowles threatened into voting for the Budget Repair Bill? The article quoted a leading Wisconsin Business leader who went on record saying that State Senator Robert Cowles was coerced by threat from Governor Walker into voting for the Budget Repair...
  • Posted 10 Year Anniversary of George W. Bush Tax Cuts to One Wisconsin Now
    Today marks the 10 year anniversary of President George W. Bush singing what was the first of several tax cuts that would drive the national economy into deep amounts of debt. Republicans describe the Bush tax cuts as a way to encourage economic growth and create jobs. However, their true aim is to give tax breaks to corporations and the...
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