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2/24/21

1848 Project Launches “Weekly Rundown” Radio Series


[Concord, WI] – The 1848 Project launched its all-new “Weekly Rundown” radio commentary Wednesday, featuring the organization’s president Rebecca Kleefisch. As the 1848 Project continues to hold listening sessions and develop the conservative plan for the future, the “Weekly Rundown” will provide updates on the issues and concerns affecting Wisconsinites. The “Weekly Rundown” will play…

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2/18/21

Rebecca Kleefisch Reaction to Governor Evers’ State Budget Proposal


[Concord, WI] – Governor Tony Evers delivered his second budget address Tuesday evening in Madison. Following his address, 1848 Project President and former Wisconsin Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch released the following statement: “Governor Evers is out of touch with regular Wisconsinites. He feigns passion in his insistence on returning K-12 education to two-thirds funding; average parents would…

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1/27/21

In Case You Missed It: Rebecca Kleefisch Calls for Expansion of School Choice in Wisconsin Spotlight Piece


[Concord, WI] – While the nation celebrates School Choice Week, 1848 Project President Rebecca Kleefisch is highlighting the need for an expansion of school choice in Wisconsin to provide more working class families with the tools for success. Read her latest piece in Wisconsin Spotlight here, or find it below: Expand School Choice Rebecca Kleefisch Wisconsin Spotlight…

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1/20/21

1848 Project Announces Kristen Nupson as Operations Director


[Concord, WI] – 1848 Project, Inc. has announced today that Kristen Nupson will join the organization as its Operations Director. 1848 Project President Rebecca Kleefisch said the following on Nupson’s hiring: “Kristen is an incredible addition to the 1848 Project as we work to listen to the people of Wisconsin and identify policy solutions for…

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1/19/21

In Case You Missed It: Kleefisch Column on Wisconsin’s Unemployment Insurance Crisis


[Concord, WI] – On Monday, 1848 Project President Rebecca Kleefisch penned an opinion piece in Wisconsin Right Now regarding Wisconsin’s unemployment insurance crisis. Read the Wisconsin Right Now column online here, or find it below: Wisconsin Families Need Solutions, Not Evers’ Partisan Blame Game Rebecca Kleefisch Wisconsin Right Now January 18, 2021 Tony Evers failed to meet the moment…

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1/12/21

1848 Project Announces New Communications Director


[Concord, WI] – 1848 Project, Inc. has announced today that Alec Zimmerman will join the organization as it’s new Communications Director. 1848 Project President Rebecca Kleefisch said the following on Zimmerman’s hiring: “Alec will make a great addition to the 1848 Project as we identify and promote effective policy solutions to our state’s most pressing…

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12/29/20

Fixing Virtual Failure


By Rebecca Kleefisch, 1848 Project The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all of Wisconsin, but the hardest hit may be those least able to absorb the blow: children. The lasting effects of the pandemic will remain an undercurrent of our society and government for generations. The move to virtual and blended K-12 education models has been…

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12/28/20

Discussion with Empower Wisconsin’s Matt Kittle on getting back to face-to-face learning.


 1848 Project President Rebecca Kleefisch joins Empower Wisconsin’s Matt Kittle on News/Talk 1130 WISN to discuss 1848 Project’s new policy short take on getting Wisconsin schools back to face-to-face learning.

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9/9/20

1848 Project Joins WTAQ’s Regular Joe Show


 1848 Project’s President Rebecca Kleefisch joins the Regular Joe Show on WTAQ Newsradio 1360 to discuss the launch of the 1848 Project and the exciting things to come.

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