Stories tagged: "mask mandate"

Gov. Tony Evers speaks Nov. 10 at a virtual panel supporting the Affordable Care Act. Evers, a cancer survivor, went to bat for the healthcare reform law as the US Supreme Court considered a Trump-backed lawsuit that would invalidate the law in its entirety. (Screenshot)
Evers Extends Mask Safeguards Through Jan. 19, Meets with GOP Leaders

Governor declares a new state of public health emergency due to dwindling hospital capacity in recent COVID-19 surge.

Wisconsin Supreme Court chambers in the state Capitol. (Shutterstock)
Bizarre Rainbow Analogy May Be What Sinks Wisconsin’s Mask Order

One Wisconsin Supreme Court justice uses a bizarre analogy in oral arguments over Wisconsin’s coronavirus safeguard, while another notes the Legislature could be a partner with Gov. Evers but has not met.

Khayriyyah Khaaliq stands with her daughters Ashyra Khaaliq, 2, and 7th-grader Jakyra Johnson, at Henry Vilas Zoo in July shortly after the mandatory mask ordinance took effect in Dane County. The state also passed a similar order that is now headed to the Wisconsin Supreme Court. (Photo @ Andy Manis)
Arguments in Yet Another Lawsuit Over Measures to Protect Public Begin Monday in WI Supreme Court

Court’s decision in case over statewide mask order will have lasting implications for the state’s coronavirus response.

Conservative Law Firm Asks Judge to Kill New Wisconsin Mask Order

Lawsuit filed in Polk County says Gov. Evers lacked legal authority to issue another emergency order.

Evers extends mask mandate
Evers Extends Mask Mandate for 60 More Days as State Sees Record Number of COVID-19 Hospitalizations

Wisconsin surpassed 100,000 confirmed coronavirus cases over the weekend. Young adults driving most recent surge.

Heidi Hussli’s recently lost her sister, Heather Hussli, to COVID-19. Now, Heidi is asking others to wear a mask, socially distance, and avoid large gatherings, even for the holidays.  (Shutterstock image)
Face Mask Mandate Is Set to Expire–Unless Evers Extends It

Current rule ends Sept. 28, as cases continue to surge.

Republicans Don’t Have Enough Votes to Overturn Mask Mandate, GOP Lawmaker Says
Republicans Don’t Have Enough Votes to Overturn Mask Mandate, GOP Lawmaker Says

Rep. Neylon admits “this is not about masks, per se.”