"This is fiscally irresponsible and the process is reckless."
Walker got some boos when he went to the podium.
First up: @SenFrostman will be sworn in. He was elected a special election in June. He will be replaced by Sen.-elect André Jacque in January.
Senate is now recessing for partisan caucus.
Also, still nothing new to report from the Legislature.
This bill deals with Medicaid in Wisconsin. One thing it would do is codify a work requirement for childless adults under 50 who receive insurance through BadgerCare.
They say they'll need "no more than 20 minutes." And we're in recess again.
Republicans did lose all 5 partisan constitutional offices on the ballot, plus one Assembly seat, but picked up a seat in the Senate.
"This is history. It's the wrong side of history."
The Assembly is taking up this bill down the hall.
The Senate is now going back to caucus.
Senate Minority Leader @SenShilling: "This is embarrassing. It is embarrassing that we are even here."
He was first elected to the Legislature in 1956.
"The Republicans this year are very poor losers … they're trying to undo what the voters have done."