Stories tagged: "Assembly Speaker Robin Vos"


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.

Rep. Shelia Stubbs (D-Madison) joins activists and community leaders Aug. 31 at the Capitol in calling for lawmakers to act on police reform bills. (Photo © Andy Manis)
Assembly Dem Agrees to Co-Chair Task Force on Race After GOP Refuse to Act on Bills

Goal to have bipartisan package of bills ready for start of next legislative session in January.

Republicans Say They Won’t Show Up Monday to Vote on Police Reform Bills
Republicans Say They Won’t Show Up Monday to Vote on Police Reform Bills

Special session will get a quick gavel and other bills to consider later, an “empty procedural gesture,” says Evers’ office.

Republicans Don’t Have Enough Votes to Overturn Mask Mandate, GOP Lawmaker Says
Republicans Don’t Have Enough Votes to Overturn Mask Mandate, GOP Lawmaker Says

Rep. Neylon admits “this is not about masks, per se.”

Crowded school hallway.
‘It Added No Value’: State Superintendents Slam GOP Letter as an Effort to Shift Blame

Dozens of Republican legislators who control the bulk of public school funding lean on schools to open up despite COVID concerns.

Racine County to Residents: We Don't Need Your Voice In Deciding Fair Maps
Racine County to Residents: We Don’t Need Your Voice in Deciding Fair Maps

Supervisors in Robin Vos’ home county vote down a measure to put an advisory referendum on the November ballot.

Image of a letter from dozens of Republican state legislators asking an unknown number of school superintendents to resume in-person instruction despite concerns about the coronavirus outbreak that has killed nearly 1,000 people in Wisconsin.
Read the Letter GOP Legislators Sent to Superintendents Pressuring Them to Reopen Schools

Lawmakers who have power over nearly half of public education funds suggest “opening your doors” to all students.