Robin Vos Tag Archive

  • Republican Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Wears Protective Gear While Telling Voters They Are ‘incredibly Safe to Go Out’

    Robin Vos wore a mask, gloves and other protective gear as he sought to assure voters it was "incredibly safe" to vote in person for Tuesday's election amid the coronavirus pandemic.

    CNN, 04/07/2020
  • Mischief Likely to Result From GOP Guidance on Voter Roll Purge

    Inviting the meddling of Robin Vos and Scott Fitzgerald means more electoral mischief, not solutions.

    Wisconsin Examiner, 12/06/2019
  • Village of Waterford May Have Violated 1st Amendment by Blocking Citizen on Facebook

    A federal judge ruled in January that Vos... violated the First Amendment when they blocked liberal group One Wisconsin Now.

    Racine Journal Times, 11/24/2019
  • Robin Vos Definitely Not Helping Address Climate Change Crisis He Thinks Might Exist

    Robin Vos acknowledged climate change “probably” exists but, despite overwhelming peer reviewed scientific evidence of human impact, he has “no idea why it is occurring.”

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/31/2019
  • Free Speech Crackdown on Agenda for University of Wisconsin Board of Regents Meeting

    The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents is poised to push forward with a controversial plan to limit campus speech.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 10/08/2019
  • Top Republican Signals He Won’t Cover Legal Bills in Twitter Case

    State officials agreed to pay for One Wisconsin Now's legal bills after a judge determined they violated the group's rights.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10/02/2019
  • From Vienna, Robin Vos Vows to Obstruct the People’s Business

    While vacationing in historic Vienna, Austria, Robin Vos took time out from sightseeing to vow to oppose Gov. Tony Evers’ agenda.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/05/2019
  • GOP Twitter Block Will Cost Wisconsin Taxpayers $200,000

    A federal judge ruled [that] Robin Vos and Rep. John Nygren, both Republicans, had infringed on the group's First Amendment rights.

    Wisconsin State Journal, 08/17/2019
  • Wisconsin Taxpayers To Pay $200K For Liberal Group’s Attorneys

    Attorneys for a liberal group will be paid $200,000 by taxpayers because Republican state lawmakers blocked the group on Twitter.

    Associated Press, 08/16/2019
  • Taxpayers to Give Up $200,000 Because Republican Lawmakers Blocked a Liberal Group on Twitter

    Wisconsin taxpayers will hand over $200,000 to a liberal organization's lawyers because Republican lawmakers blocked the group on Twitter.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 08/15/2019
  • Republican State Legislators Offer White Nationalism Protection Act

    A handful of Republicans in the state legislature have re-introduced legislation to protect right-wing hate speech on UW campuses.

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/13/2019
  • Three Year Anniversary of Victory for Voter Rights in Wisconsin

    In the three years since Judge Peterson’s ruling, Wisconsin voters have shown that they will vote when given the opportunity to vote.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 07/29/2019
  • Robin “Boss” Vos Sets New Low in How He Does Business

    Robin Vos is refusing to make a simple workplace accommodation for a fellow state legislator who was paralyzed.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/29/2019
  • Speaker Robin Vos Shuts Down Assembly for His Summer Vacation(s)

    Robin Vos recently declared the state Assembly he oversees would be taking the summer off and not return to session work until October.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/11/2019
  • One Wisconsin Now Statements on Gov. Tony Evers’ Action on 2019 State Budget

    Statements from One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Analiese Eicher on Gov. Tony Evers’ action today on the 2019 state budget.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/03/2019
  • Regrets, He Has a Few: Robin Vos Wanted to Do Even More for Wealthy in Wisconsin

    Reflecting on Budget, Robin Vos Wishes He Could Have Delivered Even More Than $1.4 Billion in Tax Giveaways for Wealthy, Corporations

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/01/2019
  • How “Boss” Robin Vos Does Business: Self-Dealing Edition

    An investigative report by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel exposes the self dealing ways of Assembly Speaker Robin Vos.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/14/2019
  • Assembly Speaker Robin Vos Pushes Budget Cuts, Continues to Rack Up Legal Bills on Public Dime

    When It Comes to Lawyers for Himself, Robin Vos Spares No Taxpayer-Funded Expense.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/05/2019
  • Assembly Speaker Robin Vos Pitches a Fit Over a State Budget, Again

    A review of the antics of Robin Vos around the 2017 budget reveal it’s the same old Assembly Speaker.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/22/2019
  • Republican Leaders Vow to Obstruct State Budget, Then Complain About Lack of Negotiations

    It’s ridiculous that GOP leaders vow partisan obstruction to the death one minute, then accuse people of not negotiating with them.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/21/2019
  • ICYMI: News Reports Reveal Foxconn Initiated Discussion on Possible Contract Changes

    Media reports, based on a letter released by Tony Evers, indicate Foxconn has approached the state seeking changes to an agreement.

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/24/2019
  • Foxconn Initiated Steps to Change State Contract, Gov. Tony Evers Says

    Analiese Eicher, executive director of One Wisconsin Now, said Tuesday's disclosure made Republican lawmakers look bad.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 04/23/2019
  • One Year Ago: Robin Vos Traveling Companion Cliff Rosenberger Resigned Amid FBI Corruption Investigation

    Today marks an ignominious one year anniversary for Assembly Speaker Robin Vos.

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/12/2019
  • Schemes and Scandals of Assembly Speaker Robin Vos Exposed on New Website

    To help Wisconsin better get to know the man using their money for his ends, One Wisconsin Now has unveiled a new site.

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/11/2019
  • New Court Filings Show Assembly Speaker Robin Vos Using Taxpayer Money to Dodge Questions About What He Did With Taxpayer Money

    Lawyers Argue Robin Vos Can’t Be Questioned Over His Schemes Using Public Resources to Protect His Own Political Power

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/05/2019
  • April 2 Is Pay Equity Day in Wisconsin

    Marking the day women would, on average, have to work until to equal the wage earned by a man in calendar year 2018.

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/02/2019
  • Trump’s Twitter Habits Are Affecting How Local Politicians Behave Online

    A federal judge concluded three state representatives had violated the First Amendment by blocking One Wisconsin Now.

    Washington Post, 03/25/2019
  • Secrecy Speaker Robin Vos Says He Won’t Talk in Lawsuit Over Rigged Legislative Districts

    Robin Vos won’t talk in connection with a lawsuit filed over his and state Republicans’ rigging of state legislative district lines.

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/21/2019
  • Republicans Discover the Middle Class

    As research by the liberal group One Wisconsin Now has found, “Vos’ financial disclosures reveal his personal wealth...

    Urban Milwaukee, 02/14/2019
  • Top Republican Legislator Admits GOP Tax Scheme Could Lead to Cuts to Public School Funding

    Robin Vos’ scheme to protect a tax loophole that unfairly benefits the wealthiest could result in cuts to public school funding

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/12/2019
  • Robin Vos Giving $500 an Hour Lawyers a Blank Check to Defend His Scheme to Rig the Rules for Foxconn

    Robin Vos and the GOP are giving high priced lawyers a blank check to defend their actions to rig the rules for the Foxconn project.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/11/2019
  • Robin “Boss” Vos to Wisconsin Middle Class: ‘Pay For Your Own Tax Savings’

    Robin Vos is suggesting cutting funds available for priorities like education, health care, roads instead of closing a tax loophole.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/08/2019
  • Questions Raised About Assembly Speaker Robin Vos Benefiting From State Tax Loophole

    Robin Vos has a history of mixing policy, politics and personal business that casts a shadow over this tax debate.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/06/2019
  • First Amendment Does Not Unconditionally Protect Blocked Twitter Users

    This issue has now reached Wisconsin’s western district court with the ruling on One Wisconsin Now v. Kremer.

    Badger Herald, 02/05/2019
  • Promises to Stick by Factory Plans in Wisconsin — Foxconn Damage Control

    Speaker Robin Vos and Republican legislators took control of the agency in charge of the Foxconn deal and slashed accountability.

    Global Engineering News, 02/03/2019
  • ICYMI: Robin ‘Boss’ Vos Signs Huge Contract to Retain Chicago Law Firm

    Robin Vos is sparing no expense on his schemes to gain political power for himself.

    One Wisconsin Now, 01/24/2019
  • Federal Judge: Vos’ Twitter Block Violated Free Speech Rights

    The decision from U.S. District Judge William Conley siding with the group, One Wisconsin Now, serves to illustrate emerging views...

    Racine Journal Times, 01/18/2019
  • Federal Judge Finds Wisconsin Republican Lawmakers Violated Free Speech Rights With Twitter Blocks

    The decision, written by District Judge William Conley, is the second win for One Wisconsin Now ... this week.

    Capital Times, 01/18/2019
  • Judge Finds Republicans Violated Free Speech Rights by Blocking Liberal Group on Twitter

    One Wisconsin Now ... sued Vos, Rep. John Nygren of Marinette and then-Rep. Jesse Kremer of Kewaskum for blocking it on Twitter.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 01/18/2019
  • Judge: GOP Lawmakers Can’t Block Liberal Group From Twitter Feeds

    [A federal judge ruled] three GOP state lawmakers violated the First Amendment when they blocked a liberal advocacy group on Twitter.

    Wisconsin Public Radio, 01/18/2019
  • Devil’s Advocates Radio: January 18, 2019

    One Wisconsin Now has won another victory against Robin Vos and the WISGOP and Scot Ross joins the Devils to take a lap.

    , 01/18/2019
  • Robin “Boss” Vos: The Million Dollar Speaker

    For 2019 Republican Speaker of the State Assembly Robin “Boss” Vos will have a million dollar staff, literally.

    One Wisconsin Now, 01/11/2019
  • Assembly Republicans Expand Staff Ahead of Budget Fights Using Former Aides to Scott Walker

    Assembly Speaker Robin Vos of Rochester has hired three former Walker officials to his staff and Rep. John Nygren of Marinette has taken on Walker’s former budget director. Those new positions are adding more than $300,000 to the Assembly payroll, records show.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 01/10/2019
  • Robin Vos: The Secrecy Speaker

    Robin Vos has shown he doesn’t like leaks in either his professional or private life, based on recent media reports and public records.

    One Wisconsin Now, 01/02/2019
  • As Wisconsin’s Walker Exits, Vos Ready to Step Forward

    "Scott Walker is the public face of conservative power... Robin Vos is the behind-the-scenes guy."

    Associated Press, 12/16/2018
  • Would You Believe This One?

    “Scott Fitzgerald and Robin Vos are trying to pull off a Donald Trump-level gaslighting with their excuses for why they called a sore loser legislative session.”

    the Isthmus, 12/14/2018
  • Meet Boss Robin Vos

    It’s time everyone, not just the lobbyists and the special interests, has a chance to meet Robin “Boss” Vos.

    One Wisconsin Now, 12/13/2018
  • Will Republican Legislature Risk Contempt With Scheme to Enact New Limits on Early Voting?

    A federal court ruling in the voting rights case struck down racially-motivated restrictions on early voting imposed by Wisconsin Republicans.

    One Wisconsin Now, 12/04/2018