Assembly Speaker Robin Vos denies immunocompromised lawmaker’s request to work remotely

Because nothing says “pro-life” like forcing someone who is immunocompromised to work in person with a bunch of non-mask wearing Republicans who in many instances deny or minimize the science behind the COVID-19 pandemic. The leader of the state Assembly earlier this year rejected an immunocompromised lawmaker’s request to work…

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Wisconsin In the Crosshairs

The graphic above is a screenshot from the website Covid Act Now, an independent non-profit established a year ago to provide timely, and as accurate data as is possible on Covid activity and other metrics in every state and county in the United States and its territories. The non-profit works…

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A Sophomoric Prank

Those are the words of none other than Right Wisconsin editor James Wigderson regarding Assembly Speaker Robin Vos’ letter to Governor Tony Evers, requesting that flags across Wisconsin be lowered to half-staff in honor of the late Rush Limbaugh. From Wigderson’s piece: ” This is the type of political stunt…

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Thursday Music: Never Gonna Happen – Lily Allen

This one goes out to Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, who asked Governor Evers yesterday to lower flags to half-staff in honor of Rush Limbaugh. It’s from her album ” It’s Not Me, It’s You”.

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Could Trump’s GOP End Up Like Trump’s Casino?

Hey, Robin Vos, Ron Johnson, Scott Fitzgerald, Tom Tiffany, et.al. Keep clinging to Trump and his Qanon base and here’s your party in a few years.

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Robin Vos can suck a fat one

Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos is an absolute moron… Assembly Speaker Robin Vos slammed Gov. Tony Evers for “acting like a dictator” by declaring health emergencies to address COVID-19 without support from the Legislature. The Rochester Republican said in a WisPolitics.com virtual event Thursday the guv’s decision to keep reissuing…

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COVID-19: Lessons Learned: Balanced Budget Laws Hamstring States During World Pandemics

The great tsunami of conservative policy early this century included the demand for state balanced budget amendments. And of course former Governor Scott Walker and Assembly Speaker Robin Vos just had to have one…so of course Wisconsin does. The conceit is you have to live within your budget and so…

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State Senator Tim Carpenter Proposes Blue Ribbon Task Force To Review WI Election Practices.

As the Republicans in Wisconsin follow President Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani down the rabbit hole…Wisconsin State Senator Tim Carpenter proposes that the Republican controlled legislature appoint a bipartisan Blue Ribbon Task Force to review current Wisconsin election procedures and develop methods to improve and streamline them. Also on Friday,…

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Time To End Catch All Omnibus Bills? Sen. Mike Lee Is Seeing The Light.

I haven’t gone back to look for it, but I think I published an article a few years back suggesting that Congress and the various state legislatures pull back a bit and keep bills clean and lean. A spending bill should be a spending bill…a defense bill should be a…

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Let’s Keep In Mind Who Architected The Wisconsin Election Commission

Back in the dark days of Wisconsin politics, the state had an election commission and an ethics committee. It seems that at one point a number of people involved weren’t quite so ethical. The Wisconsin Legislature then decided to build the Wisconsin Accountability Board to oversee ethics issues and elections….

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