Week in Review – November 11

  • Senate Majority leadership election results:
    • President: Sen. Roger Roth
    • President Pro Tempore: Sen. Howard Marklein
    • Majority Leader: Sen. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Assistant Majority Leader: Sen. Leah Vukmir
    • Majority Caucus Chair: Sen. Sheila Harsdorf
    • Majority Caucus Vice Chair: Sen. Van Wanggaard
  • DSPS announced an emergency rule “requiring physicians to obtain continuing education relating to prescribing opioids.” Proposed Order. Prescribing Guidelines.
  • In the Capitol protest case Jeremy Ryan v. Charles Tubbs the District IV Court of Appeals reversed the circuit court, vacating its judgement, and remanded with directions. Eau Claire Leader-Telegram.
  • Walker announced the resignation of DVA Sec. Scocos, effective January 7, 2017.
  • 67 school referenda were on the ballot requesting about $1.3B in borrowing. 55 passed. DPI release.
  • More than 2.9M votes were cast according to unofficial AP reported results, the Wisconsin Elections Commission said. Projections were for 3.1M voters.
  • Election Day was Tuesday, results are here.