Police Shooting Of Jacob Blake Lays Bare Wisconsin's Deep Partisan DivideThe shooting by police in Wisconsin of a Black man sparked strong words of condemnation and a demand for Republicans to take action from the state's Democratic governor, who said he stood by those who demand justice.
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers Calls On National Guard After Police ShootingWisconsin’s governor summoned the National Guard to head off another round of violent protests Monday after the police shooting of a Black man under murky circumstances turned Kenosha into the nation’s latest flashpoint city in a summer of racial unrest.
Wisconsin Republicans 'Stand Ready' To Strike Down Gov. Tony Evers' Mask MandateWisconsin Senate Republicans “stand ready” to strike down the statewide mask mandate that Democratic Gov. Tony Evers announced on Thursday, the GOP Senate leader said Friday.
Gov. Evers To President Trump: Keep Your Federal Agents Out Of Wisconsin"As we have seen in Portland, this excessive and unwelcome federal law enforcement presence only makes these situations more volatile and dangerous," Gov. Evers said.
COVID-19 In Wisconsin: State Hits Record High In Virus Cases As Spike ContinuesWisconsin broke a record for confirmed new COVID-19 cases Tuesday for the fourth time in six days, as Gov. Tony Evers and state health leaders implored people to wear masks and take other steps to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Attorney: Wisconsin Gov. Evers' Staff Member May Have Committed Felony For Recording Phone MeetingIf the person in Gov. Tony Evers' staff who recorded a telephone meeting between the governor and Republican legislative leaders did so without approval, they could be guilty of a felony, the chief attorney for the Wisconsin Legislature's Reference Bureau said in a memo Monday.
Wisconsin Supreme Court Blocks Gov. Tony Evers' Stay-At-Home ExtensionThe Wisconsin Supreme Court struck down Gov. Tony Evers' coronavirus stay-at-home order Wednesday, ruling that his administration overstepped its authority when it extended it for another month without consulting legislators.
'It's Going To Feel So Good': Hudson Small Business Owners Elated To ReopenSecond Street is usually the heartbeat of Hudson, but people have gotten used to seeing "Closed" signs on storefronts. News that those signs will now be flipping the other way is the talk of the town.
Coronavirus In Wisconsin: Polk County Sheriff Pushes Back Against 'Safer-At-Home' OrderElected officials, from legislators to county sheriffs, are pushing back against Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers decision to extend the safer-at-home order to late May.
Coronavirus In Wisconsin: Gov. Evers Releases 'Badger Bounce Back' Plan For Reopening StateGov. Tony Evers issued an order Monday spelling out the criteria that must be met before schools and businesses can reopen in the state amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Wisconsin Voters Reject Trump's Pick In Chaotic Court Race A liberal challenger on Monday ousted a conservative Wisconsin Supreme Court justice endorsed by President Donald Trump, overcoming a successful push by Republicans to forge ahead with last week's election even as numerous other states postponed theirs due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus In Wisconsin: Gov. Evers Closes 40 State Parks, Recreational AreasGov. Tony Evers on Thursday ordered the closure of 40 Wisconsin state parks, forests and recreational areas primarily in southern and southeastern Wisconsin to help reduce overcrowding and vandalism and to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Coronavirus In Wisconsin: Polls Are Open Despite Pandemic FearsWisconsin is asking hundreds of thousands of voters to ignore a stay-at-home order in the midst of a pandemic to participate in Tuesday's presidential primary election, becoming a test case for dozens of states struggling to balance public health concerns with a core pillar of democracy.
Coronavirus In Wisconsin: Gov. Evers Says Citizens 'Scared' To Go Vote In Elections After Supreme Court InterventionWisconsin's presidential primary election will proceed Tuesday under an order from the state Supreme Court that came just hours after Democratic Gov. Tony Evers tried to postpone voting as part of a last-ditch effort amid growing fears over the coronavirus.
Coronavirus In Wisconsin: Gov. Evers Calls For Primary's Postponement, Allowing Home VotingSeveral Wisconsin mayors are asking state health officials to shut down Tuesday's primary polling stations.