What Is 7,497? Today’s WI Record Number of Positive COVID-19 Test Results

Wisconsin reports record 7,497 new coronavirus cases and 58 deaths as the seven-day case average passes 6,000. As Wisconsin reported yet another record-shattering day of COVID-19 cases Thursday, only 8% of intensive care unit beds remained available and health officials urged people to avoid even small gatherings heading into the…

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Current Statewide Mask Mandate To Come Before WI State Supreme Court.

Ironically, just days after Wisconsin set a new record for positive COVID-19 cases AND COVID-19 related deaths AND Assembly Speaker Robin Vos stated we need to do something since what we are doing isn’t working…someone has brought Governor Tony Evers’ latest statewide mask mandate to the Wisconsin Supreme Court. The…

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NOW Robin Vos Suggests WI Should Do More To Combat COVID-19.

But apparently he’s just another Republican elected without a plan. Assembly Speaker Robin Vos is calling for more testing, faster testing and is considering a second state relief package to help Wisconsin navigate the coronavirus pandemic as it overwhelms hospitals and kills dozens each day. The Rochester Republican’s comments come…

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Platform 2020: Wisconsin Should Move To A Part Time Legislature

It has been somewhere between 180 and 200 days since the Wisconsin Legislature has met and taken any kind of action…and we are knee deep in a pandemic and sinking. So it is abundantly clear that Wisconsin doesn’t need a full time legislature. And since the institution of the biennial…

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Wisconsin Has Had 1,574 People Die From COVID-19 Related Illness.

out of a population of 5.8 million residents. The nation of New Zealand has just under 4.9 million residents…and 25 COVID-19 related deaths. I wonder what the difference is? Any ideas?

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When will Wisconsin’s Republican legislators start doing their jobs?

As Ed noted a few days ago Democratic Gov. Tony Evers sent a letter to Assembly Speaker Robin Vos and State Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald – both Republicans – inviting each of them to meet to discuss the state’s response to COVID-19. In his letter Gov. Evers noted it…

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Gov. Evers Letter To Rep. Robin Vos And Sen. Scott Fitzgerald

since this isn’t in a format that lends itself to reproducing here, let’s see what I can do. I apologize for any typos or repeated text and disarray in formatting, yikes: October 12, 2020 Speaker Robin VosRoom 217 WestState Capitol Majority LeaderFitzgeraldRoom 211 SouthState Capitol Dear Speaker Vos and Majority…

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Judge Denies GOP Lawsuit To Overturn Wisconsin Mask Mandate

So now we get to see what the GOP has got…they can call the legislature into session and end the mandate…but we know that they have already stated that they won’t do that until after the November 3rd election. Way to stand up for your ‘principles’ but only when it…

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Wisconsin To (finally) Open State Fair Park COVID-19 Site

for the past week or so, as I’ve watch the state hit new daily records and hospitals were starting to reach their capacities, I have been wondering when Wisconsin would utilize the emergency facilities that were created at State Fair Park in West Allis. Well the answer is next Wednesday:…

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Gov. Evers To Limit Capacity In Businesses…trigger State GOP in 5..4..3..2..1:

In the absence of a unified state plan while facing a surge in COVID-19 cases around nearly the entire state, Governor Tony Evers again took action to limit the capacity in state businesses: Gov. Tony Evers took action Tuesday to limit indoor gatherings including in bars and restaurants as coronavirus…

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