Wisconsin Reports Nearly 7,500 New COVID-19 Cases, Shattering Old Record; Positivity Rate Also At All-Time HighWisconsin's seven-day positivity rate by test also reached a new high of 18.9%, while the average positivity rate by person ballooned to a record 36.4%
Wisconsin Judge Temporarily Blocks Gov. Tony Evers' Order Setting Indoor Capacity LimitsThe Democratic governor's order, issued by Evers-appointee Palm last week, limited the number of customers in many indoor establishment to 25% of capacity.
Wisconsin Judge Upholds Gov. Tony Evers' Mask MandateThe order mandates the wearing of masks starting for anyone aged 5 and up in all enclosed spaces except at home through Nov. 21.
Wisconsin Republicans 'Stand Ready' To Kill Gov. Tony Evers' Statewide Mask RequirementRepublican Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald stopped short of promising that the Senate would vote to kill the order, which is slated to take effect on Saturday.
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers Orders Masks Statewide Amid Virus SurgeEvers, a Democrat, declared a new public health emergency and ordered the wearing of masks for anyone age 5 and up starting on Saturday for all enclosed spaces except a person’s home.
Wisconsin Bars Packed After State's Supreme Court Tosses Gov. Tony Evers Stay-At-Home OrderBusinesses that do open are being encouraged to use social distancing and have employees wear face masks. However, many who showed up to bars Wednesday night were not wearing any.
Wisconsin Republicans Push For Regional Reopening; Gov. Tony Evers: 'Never Say Never'Evers’ current “safer at home” order that closed most nonessential businesses is set to run until May 26.
Wisconsin's Governor Extends Stay-At-Home Order Until May 26Schools will be closed the remainder of the academic year under the safer-at-home order that will be in effect until May 26. Golf courses will be allowed to re-open, but club houses and pro shops will remain closed.
After Wisconsin Supreme Court Overrules Gov. Tony Evers, Primary Election To Move ForwardThe decisions leave Wisconsin as the only state with an election scheduled in April that is proceeding as planned.
Judge Puts Hold On Wisconsin GOP Effort To Strip New Governor's PowerA Wisconsin judge issued an order Thursday putting on hold a set of laws that Republicans passed late last year to limit the power of the incoming Democratic governor.
Foxconn: Wisconsin Factory Will Be Operational In 2020The Taiwan-based Foxconn is building what is known as a Generation 6 factory, which typically makes smaller liquid crystal display screens for cellphones, tablets, televisions and other devices.
Illinois Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger Could Face Punishment For Critical Remarks About Wisconsin GovernorIllinois Republican Congressman Adam Kinzinger is facing possible punishment for criticizing Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers.
Illinois Democrats Ask Wisconsin Governor To Review Foxconn Plant ImpactSens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth along with Reps. Brad Schneider and Lauren Underwood sent Gov. Tony Evers a letter saying stormwater run-off from the plant would drain into the Des Plaines River watershed and could worsen flooding in Illinois' Lake County, which covers the northeastern corner of Illinois and is just north of Cook County, which includes Chicago.
Wisconsin's Ousted Gov. Scott Walker Says He May Run AgainOusted Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Friday that he would be interested in running for public office again, maybe even for governor in four years.
GOP Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Signs Legislation Limiting Powers Of Incoming Democrats