Conservative Wisconsin Supreme Court strikes down Gov. Evers’ public health orders

Earlier today the conservative majority on the Wisconsin Supreme Court issued a ruling striking down Gov. Tony Evers’ emergency health order mandating masks be worn statewide and blocking Gov. Evers from issuing any new public health emergency orders without the approval of the Republican-led do-nothing state Legislature In a 4-3…

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Trump Lawsuit Makes It To Wisconsin Supreme Court:

After getting trashed in yet another circuit ruling, the Trump campaign’s effort to negate hundreds of thousands of absentee and early votes in Wisconsin’s Dane and Milwaukee counties, the Wisconsin Supreme Court took on the challenge. The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Friday accepted President Donald Trump’s lawsuit seeking to throw…

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Wisconsin Supreme Court Tossed Trump Election Lawsuit, why?

Today the Wisconsin Supreme Court tossed out the Trump Campaign’s lawsuit over the Wisconsin presidential election on a count of 4 – 3. I am surprised that was that close given the reason…as I said on Monday, what I had hoped they would do, they tossed it out because they…

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Current Statewide Mask Mandate To Come Before WI State Supreme Court.

Ironically, just days after Wisconsin set a new record for positive COVID-19 cases AND COVID-19 related deaths AND Assembly Speaker Robin Vos stated we need to do something since what we are doing isn’t working…someone has brought Governor Tony Evers’ latest statewide mask mandate to the Wisconsin Supreme Court. The…

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WI Elections Officials: It’s OK To Mail Out Absentee Ballots NOW!

Last Friday, the Wisconsin Supreme Court affirmed that Kanye West and his Birthday Party wouldn’t be allowed on the presidential ballot in Wisconsin. And today they agreed that the Green Party wasn’t eligible either. So, it is safe for local election officials to resume sending out absentee ballots and they…

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WI Supreme Court Question For Our Policy Wonks:

We elected a new Wisconsin State Supreme Court Justice on April 7, 2020. Why isn’t that new justice being added to the court until August 1, 2020? Archaic rule? Constitutional instruction? Leftover from the days when courts didn’t meet 12 months a year? Because it takes that long to ride…

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Wisconsin As A Failed State?

This seems a little harsh even for this lefty but as I watch President Donald Trump push the United States toward Third World status…and given the intractability of Wisconsin Republicans…it gets easier and easier to view Wisconsin as a failed state. article shared by a regular reader. A failed state…

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WI Supreme Court Throws Out Evers Safer At Home

But don’t go throwing away your masks and six foot measuring tapes just yet: The Wisconsin Supreme Court threw out the Gov. Tony Evers administration’s Safer At Home order Wednesday saying his health services secretary-designee Andrea Palm overstepped her authority in extending a statewide shutdown until May 26. Republicans and…

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And A Courting We Will GO! Evers vs. Vos and Safer At Home!

Wisconsin Supreme Court takes case challenging Gov. Tony Evers’ stay-at-home order: The Wisconsin Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide whether to keep in place Democratic Gov. Tony Evers’ stay-at-home order that he says is the best way to save lives during the coronavirus pandemic. The high court, which is controlled…

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And We Have A New Record…

While the Open Wisconsin crowd is trying to make their case today in Madison…we set a new record for one day positive test cases…that makes the past three days the worst three days in Wisconsin…sigh…so far. Wisconsin records 304 new cases, a record high For the second time in three…

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