Stories tagged: "Scott Fitzgerald"

Sen. Scott Fitzgerald, R-Juneau, Senate Majority Leader and Rep. Robin Vos, R-Rochester, Speaker of the Assembly, take questions by speakerphone from reporters about the coronavirus outbreak, the "Safer at Home" order from Gov. Evers, and the concern about the upcoming April 7 election. (Courtesy: WisconsinEye)
GOP Leaders Want to Keep April 7 Election

Speaker Robin Vos, Sen. Scott Fitzgerald talk up working together with Evers

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, Senate Minority Leader Jen Shilling, Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald, and Assembly Minority Leader Gordon Hintz speak Wednesday at the Wisconsin Counties Association Legislative Exchange event in Madison. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
Legislators Debate Options for Surplus — Right in Front of Cash-Strapped County Leaders

Partisan split evident on funding vital needs or an election year tax cut

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers acknowledges the gallery during a joint session of the Legislature in the Assembly chambers at the Governor's State of the State speech, Jan. 22, 2020 (Photo © Andy Manis)
Evers Speech Puts Farmers First

'State of State' also includes a showdown over gerrymandering

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Voters Want Medical Marijuana. Here’s Why They’re Not Getting It.

Two lawmakers prepare to take questions on pot's hazy road to legalization

Proponents of non-partisan redistricting say non-politicians would draw political boundaries to be more compact and uniform as in Iowa. Wisconsin's district lines underwent significant and controversial changes after Republicans took over the process in 2011.
Dems Say Let Voters Rule on Gerrymandering

GOP: Constitution let politicians draw maps. Critics: Let's change constitution

Madison as the sun set on 2019
What the Legislature Could Get Done in 2020

The irresistible force of a long to-do list meets the immovable object of a short calendar

Snow covered the belongings of a homeless man near the state Capitol building in Madison
Republicans Sit on Already-Approved Aid for Wisconsin’s Homeless

First day of winter comes with Republican leaders sitting on aid approved earlier this year