Wis. Supreme Court: Gov. Evers Can't Limit Business CapacityThe Wisconsin Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that Gov. Tony Evers' administration does not have the authority to issue capacity limits on bars, restaurants and other businesses without the Legislature's approval, a ruling that comes two weeks after the conservative-controlled court struck down the state's mask mandate.
WI Gov. Tony Evers Signs Cocktails-To-Go BillBars and restaurants in Wisconsin can now sell cocktails to go.
Wisconsin Pharmacies To Receive COVID Vaccines Through Federal ProgramNearly 200 Walgreens pharmacies across Wisconsin are expecting to receive coronavirus vaccines directly from the federal government starting this week, marking the beginning of a program that targets underserved areas, state health officials announced Thursday.
Legal Challenge Asks Wisconsin Supreme Court To Block Statewide Mask OrderA new legal challenge to Gov. Tony Evers' latest mask mandate is before the Wisconsin Supreme Court, filed less than a week after the Legislature struck down a previous order and the governor quickly issued a new one.
Wisconsin Gov. Issues New Mask Order Right After Assembly Votes To Repeal MandateWisconsin Gov. Tony Evers issued a new statewide mask order on Thursday, an hour after the Republican-controlled Legislature voted to repeal his previous mandate.
In Continuing Back And Forth, Wis. Assembly To Send Mask Order Repeal Back To SenateThe Wisconsin Assembly plans to send the question of whether the state’s mask mandate issued by Gov. Tony Evers should be repealed back to the state Senate, which could vote later this month to end the order.
Wis. Gov. Evers: Repealing Mask Mandate Like Eliminating Speed LimitsDemocratic Gov. Tony Evers lashed out Friday at rival Republicans who tried to repeal his statewide mask mandate, saying killing the order would be a ridiculous move comparable to abolishing speed limits.
Wis. Assembly Cancels Vote On Repeal Of Mask Mandate: 'A Win For Public Health'Wisconsin's Republican-controlled Assembly on Thursday abruptly canceled a vote to repeal Democratic Gov. Tony Evers’ mask mandate in the face of broad criticism from the state's health, school and business leaders and out of concern it would jeopardize more than $49 million in federal aid.
Wisconsin To Join Minority Of States With No Mask Mandate Despite Warnings From Health OfficialsWisconsin will become one of only 10 states without statewide mask mandates when the Assembly votes Thursday to overturn Gov. Tony Evers' order, but masks will still be required in some of its largest cities thanks to local ordinances.
WI Gov. Evers Orders Flags At Half-Staff On Saturday To Honor Fire Chief Who Died Due To COVIDA Wisconsin community will remember a fire chief lost to COVID-19 this weekend.
Evers' Budget Could Include Criminal Justice Reform For WisconsinGov. Tony Evers' executive budget could include criminal justice reforms as Wisconsin emerges from a tumultuous year of protests over police brutality and racism, setting up another potential conflict with Republicans who have been reluctant to take any action to address police protocols.