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Matt Ullsvik

Matt Ullsvik, political director for state Senate Democrats.

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Wisconsin Republicans Abandon Veterans
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Wisconsin Republicans Abandon Veterans

Attacks on military families and problems at King nursing home piling up

Sen. Olsen Unapologetic For Vote Gutting Open Record Laws
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Sen. Olsen Unapologetic For Vote Gutting Open Record Laws

“It was a bad vote. I knew it at the time.” – Sen. Olsen

Tax-dodging millionaire leading GOP’s budget blockade
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Tax-dodging millionaire leading GOP’s budget blockade

Sen. Stroebel calling the shots as Republicans block funding for schools, roads and vet care

Video shows secret backroom meeting between Olsen and Harsdorf prior to lead paint vote
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Video shows secret backroom meeting between Olsen and Harsdorf prior to lead paint vote

Senate GOP leader doesn’t dispute pay-to-play scheme with lead paint donor

Top Senate Republican won’t deny Pay-To-Play scheme
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Top Senate Republican won’t deny Pay-To-Play scheme

Majority Leader refuses to say whether votes were promised to lead paint manufacturers in return for dark money campaign contributions

GOP Legislators Back Veteran Home Budget Raid
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GOP Legislators Back Veteran Home Budget Raid

Walker raids veteran home fund with support of Harsdorf, Tiffany, and Olsen

Senate GOP Rides the Trump Train
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Senate GOP Rides the Trump Train

Republican leaders refuse to condemn Trump’s hateful rhetoric

Wisconsin Veterans and Families Deserve Better
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Wisconsin Veterans and Families Deserve Better

Sen. Fitzgerald stands by Trump despite Gold Star insults

Republican Education Cuts Hurt Wisconsin Families
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Republican Education Cuts Hurt Wisconsin Families

Families left behind as wealthy special interests benefit

Fractured Senate GOP in Disarray
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Fractured Senate GOP in Disarray

Members at odds over transportation delays, Trump candidacy

Senate Republicans Campaigning on a Promise of “No New Funding” for Wisconsin’s Crumbling Roads
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Senate Republicans Campaigning on a Promise of “No New Funding” for Wisconsin’s Crumbling Roads

Divided Majority Party lacks leadership needed to solve transportation crisis

Sens. Harsdorf, Tiffany and Olsen Fail Wisconsin Citizens
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Sens. Harsdorf, Tiffany and Olsen Fail Wisconsin Citizens

Embattled politicians struggle to justify tax subsidies for outsourcing

Luther Olsen Turns His Back on Wisconsin Veterans
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Luther Olsen Turns His Back on Wisconsin Veterans

Sen. Olsen authored budget motion resulting in cuts to veteran grants

Wisconsin Republicans Stand with Trump
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Wisconsin Republicans Stand with Trump

After Republicans passed the controversial Right-to-Work law, Wisconsin saw the highest number of mass layoffs since Gov. Walker took office.

Senate Republicans Block Out Sunshine
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Senate Republicans Block Out Sunshine

"Elected officials should work for Wisconsin families, not out-of-state special interests," said Matt Ullsvik, SSDC Executive Director.

Sen. Tiffany Was Warned of Lincoln Hills Abuse Weeks Before Raid
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Sen. Tiffany Was Warned of Lincoln Hills Abuse Weeks Before Raid

"Sen. Tiffany was warned of safety and staffing issues at the Lincoln Hills School but failed to act to prevent the crimes that are being investigated," said SSDC Executive Director Matt Ullsvik.

Statement on Gudex Not Seeking Re-Election
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Statement on Gudex Not Seeking Re-Election

"Clearly Senator Gudex felt the public’s growing dissatisfaction with the special interest agenda being pushed by Gov. Walker and legislative Republicans," said SSDC Executive Director Matt Ullsvik.

Sen. Gudex “Isn’t Certain” There’s a Problem at WEDC
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Sen. Gudex “Isn’t Certain” There’s a Problem at WEDC

This week, it was reported that Gov. Walker’s scandal-plagued jobs agency broke the law when it awarded $21 million more in taxpayer funding to corporations than it was legally authorized.

Sens. Harsdorf & Tiffany AWOL on WEDC Accountability
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Sens. Harsdorf & Tiffany AWOL on WEDC Accountability

The scandal-plagued agency has continued to abuse its authority and funnel taxpayer dollars to companies that outsource jobs.

The State of Politics: The Explosive Growth of School Choice
The State of Politics

The Explosive Growth of School Choice

It’s grown 78% in four years, now puts 32,100 kids in private schools