Wisconsin Governor Postpones Primary on Eve of Voting

Wisconsin’s Democratic governor on Monday suspended in-person voting for the state’s pivotal primary election set for Tuesday, after weeks of chaos and confusion in which election officials were scrambling to ensure safe access to the polls in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Judge Nixes State Challenge to 2-for-1 Deregulation Push

The Trump administration’s two-for-one deregulation order survived a legal challenge Thursday by states that said it threatened a greenhouse gas rules and an education program for low-income children, to name a few.

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Frustrated Democratic Governors Turn to Executive Orders

Wisconsin’s Democratic Governor Tony Evers tried for months to get the Republican-controlled Legislature to take up a pair of gun-control bills, holding news conferences and touting polls showing strong public support. When Republicans wouldn’t budge, Evers turned up the heat by using an executive order — his 54th in less than a year — to call a special session on the issue.

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