Monthly Archives: February 2011

Vos statement on Assembly recess

Joint Finance Committee co-chair Robin Vos’ statement on Friday’s decision to recess:

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Dale Schultz: ‘my way is a better way than to let things spin out of control’ (AUDIO)

WRCO‘s Ron Fruit interviewed Republican state Senator Dale Schultz this morning, on his proposed alternative to the labor provisions in Governor Scott Walker’s budget repair bill.

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Erpenbach’s CNN interview

State Senator Jon Erpenbach was on CNN last night. All we’re trying to do is just slow the process down so people can take a look at the legislaiton, see what kind of effect it’s going to have on them. … Continue reading

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Senate Dems don’t show up (AUDIO/VIDEO)

Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald met with media after Democrats failed to come to the floor for roll call this morning. The Senate was scheduled to vote first on Governor Scott Walker’s budget repair bill. AUDIO: Sen. Scott Fitzgerald (5:15)

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Capitol protest continues

The state Capitol rotunda is still jammed with protesters and there’s still no action by the Joint Finance Committee following the marathon public hearing on Governor Scott Walker’s budget repair bill. And WisPolitics reports that two GOP Senators are offering an … Continue reading

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Vos: Madison ‘not in the same sphere of political reality’ (AUDIO)

Joint Finance Committee co-chair, Representative Robin Vos, commented on the news that Madison teachers will not be in class today. “I think in a place like Madison, which is overwhelmingly liberal and definitely not in the same sphere of political … Continue reading

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Budget document must be delivered at Capitol

Governor Scott Walker can go ahead with his budget address at a Madison business next week, but the actual document will still have to be delivered to a Joint Session of the Legislature at the Capitol. See the memo from … Continue reading

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Can Walker deliver budget address off the Isthmus?

Governor Scott Walker plans an unprecedented budget address. Instead of convening at the Capitol for an evening session, Walker envisions a midday joint session of the Legislature at an employee owned manufacturer of animal livestock feed, supplements and base mixes. … Continue reading

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JFC co-chairs: 2 minutes for budget repair testimony

Senator Alberta Darling (R-River Hills) and Representative Robin Vos (R-Rochester) released the following statement in reference to the public hearing set for the Joint Committee on Finance beginning at 10 a.m. on Tuesday:

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Wineke: “I think a war got declared today” (AUDIO)

Joe Wineke, former chief labor negotiator for the state of Wisconsin (and, as he made a point of telling reporters today, current candidate for Dane County Executive), was on hand today for Governor Scott Walker’s announcement of his budget repair … Continue reading

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