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Mar 31, 2021

Wisconsin Supreme Court strikes down governor’s mask mandate (UPDATE)

The Wisconsin Supreme Court struck down Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' statewide mask mandate on Wednesday, stripping the governor of one of his last remaining tools to curb the spread of the coronavirus as the state stands on the precipice of another surge in infections.

Mar 29, 2021

Evers vetoes Wisconsin legislative oversight of COVID money

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Tony Evers killed a bill Monday that would have given Republican legislators oversight of Wisconsin’s share of billions of dollars in federal COVID-19 relief funds, instead announcing his own plan for distributing the money. Evers, a Democrat, took the unusual step of vetoing the bill […]

Mar 25, 2021

Wisconsin court tosses AG’s lame-duck lawsuit

Wisconsin's conservative-leaning Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to consider Democratic Attorney General Josh Kaul's lawsuit challenging statues Republican lawmakers passed during a 2018 lame-duck session limiting his powers.

Mar 24, 2021

Wisconsin GOP leaders praise state’s vaccination efforts

Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos called on the state’s business community to “step up” and return workers to offices around the Fourth of July, joining Wednesday with the state Senate’s top Republican in praising the state’s coronavirus vaccination efforts.

Mar 19, 2021

Mark Schroeder appointed to Outagamie County Circuit Court

Outagamie County court commissioner Mark G. Schroeder has been appointed as a circuit court judge in the county.

Mar 19, 2021

Official: Herd immunity possible in Wisconsin by July

There will be enough coronavirus vaccine in Wisconsin by the end of June to immunize 80% of those age 16 and over in the state, hitting a target to achieve herd immunity for COVID-19, a top state health official said on Thursday.

Mar 17, 2021

Wisconsin Legislature moves to protect conversion therapy

The Wisconsin Legislature moved Tuesday to kill limits on PFAS pollution and to allow therapists, counselors and social workers to continue to try to change gay and transgender people's sexual orientation.

Mar 16, 2021

Prosecutors, public defenders, judges now eligible for vaccine

People age 16 and up with certain preexisting conditions in Wisconsin will be eligible for the coronavirus vaccine starting Monday, a week earlier than previously announced, Gov. Tony Evers said Tuesday.

Mar 11, 2021

Kaul makes case for improved crime lab tech, more analysts

Democratic Attorney General Josh Kaul worked Wednesday to persuade Republican lawmakers to let him spend nearly $925,000 to upgrade crime lab technology designed to detect synthetic drugs and add analysts.

Mar 10, 2021

Paul Czisny appointed as Fond du Lac County circuit court judge

Paul Czisny is the newest Fond du Lac County circuit court judge.

Mar 3, 2021

Wisconsin supply of new vaccine will dip after next week

Teachers will be prioritized to receive the first shipment of about 48,000 doses of the one-shot Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine coming to Wisconsin next week, a bolster in supply that won’t be matched again for several weeks, the state’s deputy health secretary said Tuesday.

Mar 2, 2021

Wisconsin bills seek to ban transgender athletes

Transgender athletes would be banned from participating in girls' and women's sports in Wisconsin from kindergarten through college under bills introduced Tuesday by Republican lawmakers, proposals that come as more than a dozen other states consider similar measures.


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