Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald
Press Release

Joint Statement: Appellate Court Decision on the Extraordinary Session

"Today, the rule of law has prevailed."

By - Mar 27th, 2019 04:04 pm

[Madison, WI]  Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) and Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) released the following statement regarding the stay issued in the Wisconsin Court of Appeals, District 3.

“Last week’s circuit court ruling created a constitutional crisis — established law says that the court cannot tell the Legislature how to set its rules. Extraordinary sessions have been called for decades.

“Today, the rule of law has prevailed. Independent judges have put a Dane County ruling on hold that was based on politics, not the law. A judge should not violate the Legislature’s basic ability to convene when its duly elected members call a session day.”

Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) represents the 13th Senate District, which covers portions of Dodge, Jefferson, Waukesha, Washington, Dane, and Columbia counties.

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