Assembly to Hold Session Tuesday on Coronavirus Response Bill The Assembly will meet in an extraordinary session on Tuesday to vote on a coronavirus response bill. We applaud the bipartisan work that went into the creation of this important bill and we anticipate a day of bipartisan action to help hard-working Wisconsin families and businesses.
Legislative Leaders to Call Extraordinary Session to Pass Coronavirus Relief Bill Republicans are announcing plans to begin an extraordinary session of the Legislature starting Tuesday, April 14th. It is still being determined which day each chamber will conduct a session. The full text of the bill is forthcoming and will be provided to members of the media upon release.
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.