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Robin Vos

Nov 17, 2023

Evers, Vos on same side, both argue against Supreme Court taking voucher lawsuit

Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' administration and political opponent Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos are in the rare position of taking the same side in a lawsuit seeking to end Wisconsin's taxpayer-funded voucher school system, telling the Wisconsin Supreme Court that it should not take the case.

Oct 6, 2023

Republican leader of Wisconsin Assembly says he won’t move to impeach state’s top elections official

The Republican leader of the Wisconsin Assembly said Thursday that he will not pursue impeachment for the presidential battleground state’s nonpartisan top elections official, despite calls from the Republican president of the state Senate to do so.

Vos impeachment
Sep 22, 2023

New lawsuit launched over secret Vos impeachment investigation

The Non-partisan watchdog group American Oversight announced Wednesday it had filed a complaint with the Dane County District Attorney's office alleging the new impeachment investigation recently announced by Assembly Speaker Robin Vos violates Wisconsin’s Open Meetings Law.

David Prosser
Sep 18, 2023

Justice tapped to investigate Protasiewicz impeachment accepted GOP donation

One of the former Wisconsin Supreme Court justices tapped to investigate impeaching newly elected Justice Janet Protasiewicz for taking Democratic Party money accepted donations from the state Republican Party when he was on the court.

Iowa Model
Sep 14, 2023

Iowa State auditor says Vos’s redistricting plan isn’t from Iowa

Iowa State Auditor Rob Sand said Wisconsin Republican's redistricting plan is "not the Iowa model."

Wisconsin redistricting
Sep 11, 2023

GOP threat to impeach Wisconsin Supreme Court justice is driven by fear of losing legislative edge

Wisconsin Republicans have enjoyed outsize control of the Legislature in one of the most closely divided states for a dozen years. Maintaining that power is now at the heart of a drama involving the state Supreme Court that has national political implications.

Jun 23, 2023

Republicans vote to cut University of Wisconsin System’s budget by $32M in diversity programs spat

Vos calls the efforts a waste of taxpayer money that only sow racial division.

Jun 8, 2023

Wisconsin GOP leader threatens to pull Milwaukee funding from plan unless deal reached

In a significant change to current law, aid to local governments, known as shared revenue, would be paid for with 20% of the money the state collects from the sales tax.

NAACP Florida
May 21, 2023

NAACP issues advisory against Florida travel over DeSantis ‘hostile’ policy

The travel advisory issued Saturday by the NAACP Board of Directors was issued as a direct result of Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ “aggressive attempts to erase Black history and to restrict diversity, equity, and inclusion programs in Florida schools,” officials said in a written statement.

Taylor Swift Jet
May 19, 2023

Taylor Swift comes out against Trump, again

Despite Swift being warned that speaking out against Trump puts her at risk for losing fans, the popstar said she wishes he had done it sooner.

Gov. Evers state parks
May 17, 2023

Gov. Evers optimistic about ongoing shared revenue negotiations with Republican leaders

Gov. Tony Evers released a statement Wednesday expressing optimism regarding ongoing negotiations with Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) and Majority Leader Devin LeMahieu (R-Oostburg) toward reaching a bipartisan compromise to increase local community funds statewide through shared revenue, one of the most significant sources of funding provided by the state to local governments, according to Evers[...]

May 11, 2023

Speaker Vos: Act 10 was ‘Act of the People,’ Supreme Court to ‘lose legitimacy’ if relitigated

Vos said, “I cannot imagine that the state Supreme Court is going to take and ruin its legitimacy and we are just going to overturn all of these Acts of the people.”


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