Stories tagged: "Rick Esenberg"

State Supreme Court Rejects Right-Wing Legal Group’s Effort to Deregister 70,000 Voters

Two conservative justices join liberals in striking down the attempted deregistration of tens of thousands of voters.

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.

Wisconsin Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Voter Purge Lawsuit

A decision on the status of 130,000 voters is reportedly unlikely before the election.

Gov. Tony Evers vetoed a COVID-19 relief bill Friday after the GOP-controlled Legislature made too many changes to the compromise bill.
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.

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. (Photo @ Andy Manis)
Conservative Firm Files Suit to Overturn Mask Mandate, Restrict Governor’s Powers

Suit claims Evers did not have the authority to issue a second public health emergency.