Robin Vos's file:
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Republican from Wisconsin

Wisconsin state Rep. Robin Vos, R-Rochester, has represented western Racine County in the state Assembly since 2004. In November 2012, he was elected Assembly speaker. Vos previously served on the Racine County Board of Supervisors, from 1994 to 2004.

Recent statements involving Robin Vos

"The nine-day deer hunt contributes more than $1.3 billion in revenue to the state of Wisconsin."

"Minnesota, Michigan, Iowa already have 70 mph" speed limits on rural interstates, and "we see that they’ve been able to do it safely."

A study of private bail bond systems "showed that Wisconsin has a higher no-show rate than other states" of defendants skipping court appearances.  

"In 2012, 1 in 4 Wisconsin schools had a subpar score on the Department of Public Instruction’s recent report cards" and are "failing" the children they serve.

When it comes to income taxes, Wisconsin is "one of the best places in the country to be poor" but "top 4 or 5 worst" for middle-income earners.

Recent stories featuring Robin Vos

The Truth-O-Meter and the 2013-15 state budget:

Gov. Scott Walker has said he will sign the 2013-15 state budget into law on June 30, 2013.

The two-year tax-and-spending plan takes effect the next day.

We’ve covered the budget terrain with a number of Truth-O-Meter items.

Here’s a roundup of claims on school vouchers, bail bonds, tax cuts and more.

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