Speaker Vos Delivers Republican Response to State of State Address Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) delivered the official Republican Response to the State of the State address in the Wisconsin State Assembly. These are the speaker’s prepared remarks.
Rep. Steineke Supports Aid for Wisconsinites Affected by COVID-19 In its first floor period of the new legislative session, the Wisconsin state Assembly passed AB1 approving aid for hard-working Wisconsin families, healthcare workers, and small businesses who have been negatively impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
Second COVID-19 Relief Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) announced action will be taken immediately on a second COVID Relief Bill. The proposal we are introducing today has over 44 provisions to help fight the virus and reopen our economy.
Rep. Thiesfeldt: Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, & Back to Class It's long past time for schools engaging exclusively in virtual instruction to reopen to students. Those schools engaged in hybrid models should also transition to full-time. The widespread, long-term closures of schools since March has been the poorest government decision of the pandemic.
Rep. Mark Born: Audit Hearing Highlights Delays for Unemployed Nonpartisan Legislative Audit Bureau finds 11 of 13 weeks, or 85% of the delay to resolve unemployment claims, was due to DWD’s mishandlings. The audits show the unemployed did their job, but the Evers’ administration did not step up and do its job when the unemployed needed them most.