CMD files suit to obtain public records from Wisconsin DOJ.
Nonprofit ethics watchdogs American Oversight and the Center for Media and Democracy today submitted a complaint to the Senate Select Committee on Ethics calling for an investigation into Senator Ron Johnson's abuse of his official position as chair of the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee.
The Milwaukee-based foundation funded many of the groups behind the right-wing campaign against coronavirus public safety measures and made specific grants to support rapid reopening efforts. Since then, COVID-19 cases have soared across the U.S. and in Wisconsin.
The Milwaukee-based foundation pumped more than $42 million in 2019 into a network of right-wing groups dedicated to attacking unions, blocking climate action, creating obstacles to voting, and promoting the GOP’s political power and policy agenda.
Protesters eschew masks and social distancing to protest Governor Evers’s stay-at-home order and back a Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce plan to reopen businesses at a capitol rally promoted by right-wing groups.
American Majority, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, right-wing candidate training operation based in Virginia, claims to have successfully placed 42 of its trainees into local and state public office in Wisconsin after last week's controversial elections.
The group describes its role as "work[ing] to build a farm team of New Leaders at all levels of government."
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.
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.
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.
The Wisconsin State Assembly passed AB 444, the so-called "Campus Free Speech" Act on Monday, almost entirely along party lines, with only Rep. Shae Sortwell (R-Two Rivers) breaking ranks with Republicans.