Republican Party of Wisconsin
Press Release

WisGOP Statement on UI Bill


By - Feb 25th, 2021 12:19 pm

[Madison, WI] – Over the course of the pandemic, Gov. Tony Evers had the authority to resolve the myriad of issues with Wisconsin’s unemployment insurance system himself. However, to avoid accepting responsibility for his administration’s failures, Gov. Evers opted to sit on his hands and point fingers — during which time, the backlog of claims surpassed 700,000, an audit revealed that less than one percent of calls to the DWD unemployment call center went answered and jobless Wisconsinites were receiving incorrect and contradictory information from the DWD.

Thankfully, Wisconsinites have Republicans in the Legislature who are willing to do Gov. Evers’ job for him. The Republican Party of Wisconsin released the following statement from Chairman Andrew Hitt following Gov. Tony Evers’ signing of the Legislature’s unemployment insurance system upgrade bill:

“While Gov. Evers had the authority to fix Wisconsin’s unemployment insurance system himself, the Legislature was forced to do his job after he spent months passing blame while failing to address yet another problem. We thank Republicans in the Wisconsin State Assembly and Senate for stepping up to the plate and making sure that Gov. Evers can’t sit back and point fingers any longer while Wisconsinites suffer from his inaction.”

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2 thoughts on “WisGOP Statement on UI Bill”

  1. mkwagner says:

    Who was sitting on their hands? The Evers administration??? The legislature had ample time to address the problems with UI sytem as well as a myriad of other critical issues facing Wisconsin over the last year. Their response was to do nothing except sue the governor whenever he took independent action. It is about time Vos and company got off their lazy butts and actually served the people of Wisconsin.

  2. mkeumkenews09 says:

    I call BS. Lying liars, always lying.

    Please vote out all these liars.

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