Diane Hendricks

Elizabeth Uihlein and Jacob Peters arrive for White House state dinner

Secret IRS files reveal how much ultrawealthy gained by shaping Trump’s ‘big beautiful tax cut’

BY: and - August 11, 2021

This story was originally published by ProPublica  In November 2017, with the administration of President Donald Trump rushing to get a massive tax overhaul through Congress, Sen. Ron Johnson stunned his colleagues by announcing he would vote “no.” Making the rounds on cable TV, the Wisconsin Republican became the first GOP senator to declare his […]

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene

Wisconsin billionaire Hendricks donated to Georgia’s QAnon congresswoman

BY: - January 29, 2021

Diane Hendricks, the Beloit billionaire who donates heavily to Republican causes and candidates across the country, contributed $2,800 to the primary campaign of Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, according to campaign finance records.  Greene, a QAnon believer who was elected to her first term last year, has been the subject of multiple controversies in the […]

Downtown Beloit (Photo by Luther Wu for Wisconsin Examiner)

What do Beloit children need?

BY: - July 8, 2020

This is the second installment in a two-part series on the Lincoln Academy, a proposed charter school in Beloit supported by billionaire Republican activist Diane Hendricks. The first installment explored Hendricks’ influence on Beloit through her philanthropy, and the views of parents and community leaders in the troubled Beloit school district, some of whom see […]

Diane Hendricks, chief executive officer of ABC Supply Co., smiles during a company meeting at a hotel in Rosemont, Illinois, U.S. on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Hendricks, whose ABC Supply is based in Beloit, Wis., was

Beloit billionaire Diane Hendricks’ controversial charter school

BY: - July 7, 2020

Diane Hendricks, the Beloit billionaire caught on film in 2011 urging former Gov. Scott Walker to make Wisconsin a “completely red” “right-to-work” state, has a new project — a charter school that will focus on serving low-income students in her adopted hometown. The Lincoln Academy, which received conditional approval from the Office of Educational Opportunity […]

Wisconsin Supreme Court Chamber, State Capitol Building, Madison

Check out the biggest contributors to Supreme Court candidates

BY: - January 16, 2020

The three candidates on the February spring primary ballot for Wisconsin Supreme Court raised a combined $860,000 in the last half of 2019, and the largest contributors to some of the candidates were longtime partisan donors. The most anyone can give to a candidate for Wisconsin Supreme Court is $20,000.Campaign finance reports filed by the candidates on […]