Statement on Wisconsin Supreme Court Ruling on April 7 Election We agree with the state Supreme Court’s ruling that affirms the separation of powers spelled out in our Constitution. The state’s highest court has spoken: the governor can’t unilaterally move the date of the election.
Assembly GOP Send Governor List of Priorities for Federal Stimulus Dollars The Assembly GOP sent a letter to the governor listing priorities for the $1.9 billion in CARES Act assistance being given to Wisconsin. Because of the seriousness of the pandemic, we believe in the importance of setting aside partisan differences and working together. We hope he feels the same.
Speaker Vos & Senator Fitzgerald on Governor's Special Session Call If the governor had legitimate concerns, we could have come to a bipartisan solution weeks ago. This discussion would have happened long before today. Unfortunately, it’s this type of feckless leadership Wisconsin has come to expect of the governor in the face of this crisis.
Statement on Gov. Evers' Mail-in Ballot Election Request We’re united as a caucus in rejecting the governor’s request to upend the April 7th election. His last-minute scheme of a mail-in ballot election is logistically impossible and incredibly flawed. The governor’s idea is merely a statewide invitation for voter fraud.
Statement on Gov. Evers’ Executive Order The governor’s announcement has created mass amounts of confusion. For days, Governor Evers took a measured approach and reassured business owners that a shelter-in-place order may not be necessary. Legislative leaders even complimented him for it.