Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos

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Statement on the Future of NAFTA
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Statement on the Future of NAFTA

"NAFTA has worked for Wisconsin."

Statement on DOJ’s John Doe Report
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Statement on DOJ’s John Doe Report

"Democrats must now accept the fact that Republicans were right."

New Study Shows Bipartisan Session Agreements Make a Positive Impact
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New Study Shows Bipartisan Session Agreements Make a Positive Impact

"We wanted to have a more transparent process that allows for greater public participation in the legislative process."

Speaker Vos Announces New Assembly Committee on International Affairs and Commerce
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Speaker Vos Announces New Assembly Committee on International Affairs and Commerce

Wisconsin exported $21 billion in products last year.

Statement from Speaker Robin Vos
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Statement from Speaker Robin Vos

"I now regret using the word terrorist because it goes against the guidelines I’ve set for our chamber, and myself. For that, I apologize."

Speaker Vos Statement on Passing of Rep. Bob Gannon
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Speaker Vos Statement on Passing of Rep. Bob Gannon

“I would ask that you join me and my Assembly colleagues in praying for his wife Kris and his family.”

Speaker Vos Appoints Commission Member
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Speaker Vos Appoints Commission Member

Dean Knudson is a former state representative who served in the Assembly for three terms.

Speaker Vos Statement on Assembly Passage of 2017-2019 Budget
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Speaker Vos Statement on Assembly Passage of 2017-2019 Budget

"The Assembly has concluded its work on the state budget, which delivers on our promise to Wisconsin taxpayers."

Speaker Vos Statement on Thursday’s Session
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Speaker Vos Statement on Thursday’s Session

"On Thursday, our actions will speak louder than the ugly words from hate groups."

Statement: Amendment to Special Session Assembly Bill 1
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Statement: Amendment to Special Session Assembly Bill 1

Which pertains to the $10 billion Foxconn development in southeastern Wisconsin.

Speaker Vos Statement on Dr. Ellsworth Brown’s Retirement
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Speaker Vos Statement on Dr. Ellsworth Brown’s Retirement

Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) released the following statement in regards to the retirement announcement of Dr. Ellsworth Brown, Director of the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Speaker Vos Statement on Foxconn Announcement
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Speaker Vos Statement on Foxconn Announcement

"The manufacturing plant will provide thousands of new, good paying jobs and spur economic growth throughout our state."

Statement on Budget Motion
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Statement on Budget Motion

"We would like to thank Governor Walker for visiting the communities around the state that have sustained damage from the massive flooding."

Speaker Vos Statement on DOT Reform Bill
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Speaker Vos Statement on DOT Reform Bill

"I look forward to working with my colleagues in both chambers to improve the DOT to bring about a more effective and efficient agency."

Speaker Vos to Participate in White House Infrastructure Summit
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Speaker Vos to Participate in White House Infrastructure Summit

"The state’s infrastructure is falling into disrepair and we need a long-term, sustainable solution to fund our transportation needs."

Speaker Vos Announces Creation of Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership
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Speaker Vos Announces Creation of Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership

"This center will promote an even more rigorous debate of the current issues and hopefully, bipartisan solutions."

Speaker Vos Announces Free Speech on Campus Act
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Speaker Vos Announces Free Speech on Campus Act

The bill will ensure a person’s rights are protected by creating disciplinary measures for those who strive to disturb and impede free speech.

Statement on Assembly Democrats’ Tax and Spend Plan
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Statement on Assembly Democrats’ Tax and Spend Plan

"It seems Assembly Democrats need a lesson in economics."

Speaker Vos Statement on Passing of Former Rep. Tom Larson
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Speaker Vos Statement on Passing of Former Rep. Tom Larson

"I know we all will be keeping his wife Mary and his family in our prayers."

Speaker Vos Statement on WisDOT Audit
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Speaker Vos Statement on WisDOT Audit

"It’s clear Wisconsin is trying to do too much with too little and taxpayers are not getting their money’s worth."

Speaker Vos Statement on State of the State Address
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Speaker Vos Statement on State of the State Address

"We have cut taxes by nearly $5 billion, reduced the size of government and established a business climate that fosters economic growth."

Speaker Vos Begins Session Calling for Long-term Solutions
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Speaker Vos Begins Session Calling for Long-term Solutions

“Instead of attacking one another and saying what shouldn’t be done, let’s work together to find what can be done.”

Speaker Vos Statement on Departure of WisDOT Secretary Gottlieb
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Speaker Vos Statement on Departure of WisDOT Secretary Gottlieb

“...Secretary Gottlieb’s expertise and candor will be missed.”

Speaker Vos to Reveal Top 16 Wins for Assembly Republicans
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Speaker Vos to Reveal Top 16 Wins for Assembly Republicans

The first of 16 Assembly GOP wins is being released today.

Speaker Vos Calls Out Senators for Fear Mongering
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Speaker Vos Calls Out Senators for Fear Mongering

"...I will work in good faith to work toward the best possible solution to this problem, taking into account all options available.”

Speaker Vos Transportation Video Release: Road Work Ahead
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Speaker Vos Transportation Video Release: Road Work Ahead

The video is of Speaker Vos’ recent ride in the back of a Burlington Rescue Squad ambulance around his Assembly District.

Speaker Vos Statement on the Retirement of Secretary Scocos
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Speaker Vos Statement on the Retirement of Secretary Scocos

“I would like to thank Secretary Scocos for his many years of public service in Wisconsin state government.”

Speaker Vos Statement on the Redistricting Ruling
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Speaker Vos Statement on the Redistricting Ruling

“There are only two things that are certain about this case: it’s unprecedented and it isn’t over.”

Speaker Vos Announces JFC Assembly Chair
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Speaker Vos Announces JFC Assembly Chair

He will be serving his third term as the JFC co-chair.

Representative Vos Re-Elected Assembly Speaker
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Representative Vos Re-Elected Assembly Speaker

“I’m humbled to receive this vote of confidence from the 64-member Assembly majority, the largest GOP majority in 60 years.”

Speaker Vos Statement on Reince Priebus
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Speaker Vos Statement on Reince Priebus

“Wisconsin congratulates you, Reince! We’re confident you will help make America great again.”

Speaker Vos Statement on Milwaukee Bucks Agreement
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Speaker Vos Statement on Milwaukee Bucks Agreement

“Throughout this process, Wisconsin taxpayers have come first.”

Speaker Vos Statement on Right-to-Work Decision
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Speaker Vos Statement on Right-to-Work Decision

Wisconsin became the 25th Right-to-Work state on March 9, 2015 in 2015 Wisconsin Act 1.

Speaker Vos Statement on Rep. Ott Retirement
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Speaker Vos Statement on Rep. Ott Retirement

“His passion and work led to the 2003 passing of bills revitalizing Wisconsin’s agricultural community with incentives, and better rural health care.”

Speaker Vos Supports Ted Cruz for President
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Speaker Vos Supports Ted Cruz for President

“While I am still very disappointed that Marco Rubio is no longer a choice in the race, I have decided to support Ted Cruz.”

Speaker Vos Appoints Commission Members
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Speaker Vos Appoints Commission Members

“Both individuals bring a great deal of experience to the commissions. I have every confidence that they serve our state well in this new capacity.”

Speaker Vos Statement on Rep. Murtha Retirement
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Speaker Vos Statement on Rep. Murtha Retirement

"He will be missed for not only his dedication to the team, but also for his great sense of humor."

Speaker Vos Statement on 2015-16 Legislative Session
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Speaker Vos Statement on 2015-16 Legislative Session

“The legislative session was one of the most conservative on record.”

Speaker Vos Statement on Rep. Larson’s Retirement
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Speaker Vos Statement on Rep. Larson’s Retirement

“I would like to thank Tom for his years of service in the Assembly.”

Speaker Vos Statement on State of the Tribes Address
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Speaker Vos Statement on State of the Tribes Address

Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) made the following statement following the twelfth annual State of the Tribes address delivered to the state Assembly, members of the state Senate and constitutional officers.

Speaker Vos Announces State of the Tribes Address
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Speaker Vos Announces State of the Tribes Address

“It’s important to find areas of mutual interest between our governments and work together to address shared concerns.”