Also see: "Thought promoters: Funders of major conservative think tanks"
Recipients of the funding are detailed in the graphic below.
In Wisconsin, Governor Scott Walker’s proposed budget for 2013-2015 would expand voucher programs around the state, after previous expansions in the 2011-2013 biennial budget. The new budget proposes increasing spending on voucher programs by 32 percent. This follows on a decades-long effort to promote school vouchers in Wisconsin, an effort first started by Governor Tommy Thompson and later taken up by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). See the ALEC privatization bills here.
According to Scot Ross, the Executive Director of One Wisconsin Now, the Bradley-funded effort
Read the One Wisconsin Now report here.
This report comes on the heels of a review from the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign of political spending by voucher proponents. The review reveals that pro-voucher interests have spent nearly $10 million in the past 10 years in Wisconsin, with much of that going to Governor Scott Walker.
The Wisconsin Democracy Campaign found that much of the pro-voucher spending is coming from out of state.
Read the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign review here.