MADISON (WKOW) -- With the brat summit now over, some lawmakers want Governor Scott Walker (R-Wisconsin) to call a special session of the state legislature.
The legislature is not scheduled to meet again until after the November elections in January of 2013.
Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle want a special session for different reasons.
Republicans, such as Rep. Robin Vos (R-Burlington), want it to pass legislation reforming the state's recall process.
Sen. Tim Cullen (D-Janesville) has other reasons.
"I think we ought to come back," said Sen. Cullen. "We ought to come back to the mining bill, we ought to come back on the venture capital bill and we ought to come back and provide some more money for the tech schools."
Sen. Cullen believes waiting until next year sends a bad message.
"Its very difficult for the people of Wisconsin who get up in the morning to go to work or to get up in the morning wishing they could go to work and they find out we're not coming back until January? And they go, 'how does that work, that's not how it is in the real world,'" said Sen. Cullen.
27 News asked the governor's spokesperson, Cullen Werwie, if Scott Walker will call a special session and he responded with a statement that reads:
"Governor Walker will remain focused on growing our economy, helping the private sector create 250,000 jobs by 2015, developing our workforce, and working with Dr. (Tony) Evers (DPI Superintendent) and stakeholders from across the state to further develop educational reforms focused on reading effectiveness and school accountability."
Rep. Jeff Stone (R-Greendale) said he understands why the governor will not commit to calling a special session, especially this close to the recall.
"I don't think there's a lot of point right now in coming in and having the legislature lock horns over issues, so, I think, I would say the odds are pretty slim that that's going to happen," said Rep. Stone.
Sen. Cullen agrees saying, "I think they're very, very slim."
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