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Wisconsin Supreme Court says governor can’t limit capacity

FILE - This July 30, 2020 image taken from video by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services shows Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers in Madison, Wis. Faced with soaring coronavirus cases across Wisconsin, particularly on college campuses, Evers on Tuesday, Sept. 22, extended a statewide mask mandate until Nov. 21.  (Wisconsin Department of Health Services via the AP,  File)

The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that Gov. Tony Evers' administration does not have the authority to issue capacity limits on bars, restaurants and other businesses without approval of the Legislature, a ruling that comes two weeks after the conservative-controlled court struck down the state's mask mandate.

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Michael Best Strategies partner Karen Timberlake to serve as DHS interim secretary

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Karen Timberlake, a partner at Michael Best Strategies’ Madison office, will serve as the Wisconsin Department of Health Services’ interim secretary. Timberlake replaces Andrea Palm, who has been nominated as deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human ...

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