Stories tagged: "Robin Vos"


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.)
Evers and Timberlake Find a Way to Bypass Vos’ Willingness to Lose Millions in Food Aid for Families

Assembly Speaker demanded governor accept a package of poison pills he’d already vetoed

(Illustration by Morgaine Ford-Workman)
Here’s Why Republicans Are Introducing Bills All Over the US for Things Nobody In Wisconsin Is Asking For

Legislators work on cookie-cutter proposals sent out by right wing groups because gerrymandering means they don’t need to get bill ideas from their constituents.

(Photo by Julian Emerson)
3 Wisconsin Cities, One County Pass Mask Orders as GOP Prepares to Kill State Order

Assembly Speaker says legislators have figured out how to cancel a health emergency but still get the federal cash attached to a health emergency.

Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, center (R-Rochester) addresses the media along with Majority Leader Jim Steineke (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)
EXCLUSIVE: Email Reveals Real Reason Vos, Republicans Created Racial Disparities Task Force

Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke wrote he wanted to “figure out some guardrails,” providing illusion of Republicans being open to reform while making Democrats look bad.

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, addresses Assembly members in January, 2020.
(Photo by Jessica VanEgeren)
WI GOP Learns Its COVID Agenda Could Cost the State $50 Million per Month

Republican legislators pause efforts to kill face mask safeguards. A bill likely to be vetoed by Gov. Evers is on hold, too.

In this file photo, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) talks to media after Governor Evers delivered his 2020 State of the State address.
Vos Limits Responses to His Tweets Despite a Court Ruling He Violated First Amendment

Last time, blocking access to his feed cost Wisconsin taxpayers $200,000 in court costs.

Boxes containing the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine are prepared to be shipped at the McKesson distribution center in Olive Branch, Mississippi. The federal government plans to distribute over the coming week a total of 7.9 million doses of vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer Inc. (Photo by Paul Sancya - Pool/Getty Images)
Pandemic Politics Have Moved From Shutdowns to Masks and Now to Vaccines

Slow pace that is driving divisive political rhetoric could change when President-elect Joe Biden takes office, launching $20 billion national vaccination program to vaccinate 100 million people in first 100 days.