Wisconsin Assembly Sends Mask Order Repeal Back To SenateThe Assembly delayed a vote last week amid concerns that repealing Democratic Gov. Tony Evers’ emergency order tied to the pandemic would result in Wisconsin losing about $50 million a month in federal money for poor people.
Evers Calls On Wisconsin Legislature To Pass COVID Bill FirstGov. Tony Evers called on the Republican-controlled Wisconsin Legislature to pass his proposed COVID-19 relief bill before any other in the session that begins Monday.
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.
Wisconsin Supreme Court To Hear Arguments On Capacity LimitsThe on-again, off-again order that expired in November is one of a series that the Democratic governor has issued in reaction to the coronavirus pandemic, all of which have been challenged by conservatives.
Wisconsin Republicans Defy Evers, Put Christmas Tree In Closed CapitolTwo Republican lawmakers put up a Christmas tree in the Wisconsin Capitol rotunda despite being told they weren't allowed to do so — a show of defiance after Gov. Tony Evers opted not to display a holiday tree there this year because the building is closed to the public due to the coronavirus pandemic.
COVID In Wisconsin: Gov. Evers To Extend Mask Mandate As Hospitals OverwhelmedWisconsin Gov. Tony Evers said Wednesday that he will extend an order requiring masks to be worn inside public places amid a dramatic rise in COVID-19 cases that is putting increasing pressure on the state's hospitals.
'This Is A Disaster': Upper Midwest Governors Begin To Unite On COVID FightMinnesota health officials are pointing the finger at neighboring states for making the pandemic worse here.
Coronavirus In Wisconsin: Gov. Evers Advises Residents To Stay Home As Cases Surge"Each day this virus goes unchecked is a setback for our economic recovery," Gov. Evers said. "Our bars, restaurants, small businesses, families, and farmers will continue to suffer if we don't take action right now —our economy cannot bounce back until we contain this virus."
Organizer: Not Enough Signatures To Recall Wisconsin Gov. Tony EversAn effort to recall Wisconsin Democratic Gov. Tony Evers has failed, the recall's organizer told supporters on Monday.
Appeals Court Stays Wisconsin Gov. Evers' Limits On GatheringsEvers’ administration issued an emergency order on Oct. 6 limiting the size of indoor public gatherings to 25% of a building or room’s capacity or 10 people in places without an occupancy limit until Nov. 15.
'We Hoped This Day Wouldn’t Come': Wisconsin Opens Field Hospital At State Fairgrounds As COVID-19 Cases SurgeWisconsin health officials announced Wednesday that they've opened a field hospital at the state fairgrounds near Milwaukee as a surge in COVID-19 cases threatens to overwhelm hospitals.
Coronavirus In Wisconsin: Gov. Tony Evers Tightens COVID Restrictions As Cases SoarWisconsin Gov. Tony Evers is cracking down as cases of COVID-19 skyrocket in his state.
Coronavirus In Wisconsin: Gov. Evers, Health Officials Say State Is In 'Crisis'Gov. Tony Evers urged people throughout Wisconsin on Tuesday to "get on the same team" by taking steps to slow the spread of COVID-19, with cases statewide at their highest numbers since the pandemic started.
Wisconsin Gov. Evers Requests Trump Reconsider Planned Visit To KenoshaDemocrats on Sunday accused President Donald Trump of trying to inflame racial tensions and incite violence to benefit his campaign as he praised supporters who clashed with protesters in Portland, Oregon.
Lawsuit Seeks To Repeal Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers' Mask MandateWisconsin's statewide mask mandate should be immediately ended because Gov. Tony Evers didn't have the legal authority to order it, three western Wisconsin residents represented by a conservative law firm argue in a lawsuit filed Tuesday.