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Evers Pardons 71, Makes Changes to Wisconsin Process
Criminal Justice
Evers Pardons 71, Makes Changes to Wisconsin Process
2021-09-07 17:16:56
by Dan McCue

MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Tony Evers granted 71 pardons Tuesday, putting him on pace to pardon more people in his first term than any governor in contemporary history. In all, Evers has pardoned 263 former inmates, since his pardon advisory... Read More

Wisconsin Governor Issues New Mask Mandate After GOP Repeal
Criminal Justice
Wisconsin Governor Issues New Mask Mandate After GOP Repeal

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers issued a new statewide mask order on Thursday, an hour after the Republican-controlled Legislature voted to repeal his previous mandate saying he didn't have authority to make such a decree. Evers and... Read More

Gov. Evers Announces One Million N95 Masks Shipped for Wisconsin’s Distribution System
State News
Gov. Evers Announces One Million N95 Masks Shipped for Wisconsin’s Distribution System
2020-11-23 20:22:06
by Sara Wilkerson

Today, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers said the state has shipped its one-millionth N95 mask as part of ongoing efforts to ensure frontline workers have access to the critical personal protective equipment (PPE) they need to limit their exposure to COVID-19.... Read More

Wisconsin Makes It Unanimous: All States With Democratic Governors Have Mask Mandates
State News
Wisconsin Makes It Unanimous: All States With Democratic Governors Have Mask Mandates
2020-07-31 18:39:44
by Dan McCue

Wisconsin on Thursday became the latest state to impose a statewide face mask mandate, meaning all 24 states with a Democratic governor now have such a requirement in place. By comparison, only 8 of the 26 states with Republican governors... Read More

Court Battle Predicted Over Wisconsin Legislative Districts
State News
Court Battle Predicted Over Wisconsin Legislative Districts
2020-02-04 16:53:41
by Dan McCue

The speaker of Wisconsin's state assembly said Sunday that legislative maps soon to be created by a new nonpartisan redistricting board have very little chance of ever being used. Appearing on WISN television in Milwaukee, Speaker Robin Vos said he... Read More

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