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Judge Restores Wisconsin Governor's Powers, Strikes Down GOP Laws

6 monthes ago   |   By NPR

A Wisconsin county judge ruled Thursday that laws passed in December by Republicans during a lame-duck session to limit the power of incoming Democratic Gov. Tony Evers are unconstitutional.
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The Latest: Evers needs time to digest restored powers

The Latest: Evers needs time to digest restored powers

6 monthes ago   |   By Star Tribune

The Latest on a judge blocking Wisconsin Republicans' lame-duck laws :
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Judge temporarily blocks GOP power grab in Wisconsin

6 monthes ago   |   By NBC News

After the 2018 midterms, the lame-duck GOP legislature convened to pass bills that curtail the power of incoming Democratic officials and restrict early voting.
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Wisconsin Governor's Powers Restored After Restricted By Lame-Duck

Wisconsin Governor's Powers Restored After Restricted By Lame-Duck

6 monthes ago   |   By NPR

A Wisconsin county judge ruled Thursday that laws passed in December by Republicans during a lame-duck session to limit the power of incoming Democratic governor, Tony Evers, were unconstitutional.
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Wisconsin Judge Blocks Lame-Duck Laws That Stripped Democrats Of Power

Wisconsin Judge Blocks Lame-Duck Laws That Stripped Democrats Of Power

6 monthes ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The lame-duck laws drew national outcry as Republicans quickly moved to pass them before Democrats took office.
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After laws that limited his powers blocked by judge, Wisconsin governor pulls state out of ACA lawsuit

6 monthes ago   |   By Chicago Tribune

A judge on Thursday temporarily blocked Wisconsin Republicans' contentious lame-duck laws limiting the powers of new Democratic Gov. Tony Evers, who immediately used his restored authority to pull the state out of a multistate challenge to the Affordable Care Act. Dane County Circuit Judge Richard...
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Judge blocks Wisconsin's Republican-written lame-duck laws

6 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

MADISON, Wis. - A judge on Thursday temporarily blocked Wisconsin Republicans' contentious lame-duck laws limiting the Democratic governor and attorney general's powers, brushing aside GOP lawmakers' concerns that the move leaves thousands of pages of statutes passed in so-called extraordinary sessions susceptible to challenge.
Republican legislative leaders immediately vowed to appeal Dane County Circuit Judge Richard Niess' order, saying it will create chaos and calling Niess biased.
The order is part of a lawsuit filed by a coalition of liberal-leaning groups. They allege the...
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Judge blocks Wisconsin's Republican-written lame-duck laws

6 monthes ago   |   By Star Tribune

A judge has issued a temporary injunction blocking Wisconsin Republicans' contentious lame-duck laws limiting the powers of Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul, both Democrats.
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