قالب وردپرس درنا توس
Home https://server7.kproxy.com/servlet/redirect.srv/sruj/smyrwpoii/p2/ US https://server7.kproxy.com/servlet/redirect.srv/sruj/smyrwpoii/p2/ Wisconsin Judge Rules Against Republicans And Restores Gov. Evers' Powers: NPR

Wisconsin Judge Rules Against Republicans And Restores Gov. Evers' Powers: NPR



Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers, a Democrat, speaking during the State of the State address, Jan. 22, 2019. Thursday in Wisconsin county judge restored the governor's powers that were restricted by Republicans during a lame-duck session.
                
                
                    
                    Andy Manis / AP
                    
                

hide caption

toggle caption

Andy Manis / AP
        
    

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers, a Democrat, speaking during the State of the State address, Jan. 22, 2019. Thursday in Wisconsin county judge restored the governor's powers that were restricted by Republicans during a lame-duck session.

Andy Manis / AP
            
        

A judge has taken down the laws Wisconsin Republicans passed in December's lame-duck session of the Legislature, restoring powers to Democratic Gov. Tony Evers, if only temporarily. .

GOV. Evers seized on the decision almost immediately, calling on the Wisconsin Department of Justice, led by Democratic Attorney General Josh Kaul, to withdraw the state from a lawsuit that surpasses the Affordable Care Act. please take whatever steps are necessary to remove Wisconsin from Texas v. United States, "wrote Evers chief legal counsel, Ryan Nilsestuen in an email to the Department of Justice shortly after the ruling was released.

The case, but one of the lame-duck laws has prevented them from following through on their pledge.

The ruling also temporarily struck down 82 appointments form Republican Gov. Scott Walker made during the days of his administration, all of which were confirmed by Republican state senators in the lame-duck session.

Wisconsin Lawmakers Vote To Limit Powers Of New Democratic Governor “/>

Evers issued a statement praising the ruling, calling it a victory for the people and one that preserves the Wisconsin Constitution.

more power for itself and override the will of the people, despite the outcome of last November's election, "Evers said. "I look forward to putting this disappointing chapter behind us so we can move forward together to put the people of Wisconsin first."

further action.

Republican leaders Rep. Robin Vos and state Sen. Scott Fitzgerald promised to appeal, saying in a statement that it ran contrary to the way the Legislature had done business for years.

" "They said. "Today's ruling only causes chaos and will surely raise questions about items passed during previous extraordinary sessions."

and Black Leaders Organizing for Communities

A federal judge ruled against Republicans in January, blocking laws that were passed in the lame-duck session that limited early voting.


Source link