Stories tagged: "Assembly Speaker Robin Vos"

Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, center (R-Rochester) addresses the media along with Majority Leader Jim Steinke (R-Kaukauna) and Speaker Pro Tempore Tyler August (R-Lake Geneva) after protesters took down two statues June 23 on the grounds of the Capitol Square. (Photo © Andy Manis)
Vos Defends $53,000 Salary Despite the Fact Legislature Hasn’t Met in Seven Months

The state’s most powerful Republican also says “it’s way too early to tell” if President-elect Joe Biden won the election, which he won.

Gov. Tony Evers speaks Nov. 10 at a virtual panel supporting the Affordable Care Act. Evers, a cancer survivor, went to bat for the healthcare reform law as the US Supreme Court considered a Trump-backed lawsuit that would invalidate the law in its entirety. (Screenshot)
Evers Extends Mask Safeguards Through Jan. 19, Meets with GOP Leaders

Governor declares a new state of public health emergency due to dwindling hospital capacity in recent COVID-19 surge.

Vos to State: ‘Drop Dead’

Managing Editor Pat Kreitlow says the difference between this headline and the 1975 Gerald Ford classic is literally a matter of life or death.

Gov. Tony Evers' pictured while giving an update to reporters.
Evers Extends Mask Mandate Into January as Another Daily COVID-19 Record Is Topped

State Supreme Court is already considering a challenge to the previous order. Governor notes the Legislature’s lame duck session of 2018 shows there’s no excuse to stay inactive.

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) holds a Capitol press conference Tuesday.
Evers Introduces New Proposals to Deal With COVID-19. Vos Holds Presser but Offers Nothing.

Highest single-day loss of life is met by Wisconsin Republicans with a call to study ideas. Legislature hasn’t met in eight months.

Poll worker Rebecca Brandt, center, feeds a voting tabulation machine with absentee ballots in the gym at Sun Prairie High School on Nov. 3 in Sun Prairie. The entire gym was dedicated to counting the absentee ballots. (Photo by Andy Manis/Getty Images)
GOP Rep. in Charge of Baseless Election Investigation ‘Can’t Imagine’ Need to Overturn Results

The representative in charge of the Assembly’s election investigation criticizes his vice chair for suggesting, based on no evidence, declaring the election “null and void.”

Rep. Joe Sanfelippo (R-New Berlin) is vice chair of the Assembly’s Committee on Campaigns and Elections.
GOP Rep. Suggests WI Electors Should Be Forced to Vote for Trump, Who Lost the Election

“It’s fascism. And we should not stand for it,” says Democratic Sen. Chris Larson.