Stories tagged: "Assembly Minority Leader Gordon Hintz"

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) holds a press conference on April 13 where he demands Gov. Tony Evers accept severe restrictions on local health officials, schools, and the governor himself in exchange for tens of millions of dollars in federal supplemental COVID food aid. (Image via Wisconsin Eye.)
GOP Approves Resolution That Tries to Lock in Gerrymandering for Another Decade

The resolution declares it “the public policy of the state” that electoral maps change as little as possible.

Assembly Democrats applaud after Rep. Samba Baldeh (D-Madison) took the oath of office during their virtual inauguration on Monday officiated by Gov. Tony Evers. (Youtube screenshot)
Usually a Bipartisan Celebration, Inauguration Plans Get Caught Up in Pandemic Politics

Assembly Minority Leader says Democrats likely will not attend Monday's ceremony. Meanwhile, state senators came up with compromised, safer inauguration plan.

Jacob Luttropp, a registered nurse at Marshfield Medical Center-Eau Claire who works directly with COVID-19 patients, became the first healthcare worker there to receive a vaccine to protect against the virus on Dec. 18. (Julian Emerson photo).
Rural Wisconsin Is Already Getting COVID-19 Vaccine, and a Second Type Is on the Way

Moderna vaccine won’t need super-cold storage, but Pfizer’s is also getting distributed statewide despite Republican politicians’ stated concerns.

The state Capitol in Madison is reflected off the windows of an office building across the street. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
Vos Lowers Expectations for a Veto-Proof GOP Majority in Legislature

Republicans would have total control of state government if they flip a handful of Assembly and Senate seats.

Assembly Dems Won't Endorse Member Guilty of Sexual Harassment
Assembly Dems Won’t Endorse Member Guilty of Sexual Harassment

Leaders instead endorse Kristina Shelton, vice president of Green Bay Area School Board.

Republicans Haven’t Called Legislature Into Session in 100 Days. Here’s What’s Happened Since Then.
Assembly Passes COVID-19 Relief Bill

Workers comp guidelines to change for first responders due to Vos' amendment.