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Hands on Wisconsin: Judges won't do Vos and Fitz's dirty work

Hands on Wisconsin: Judges won't do Vos and Fitz's dirty work

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MY VIEW | PHIL HANDS

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester and Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald, R-Juneau, joined a lawsuit challenging Gov. Tony Evers' statewide mask mandate.

A St. Croix County judge refused to overturn the mandate since lawmakers had the authority to end it themselves. It's clear that Vos and Fitz didn't want to be personally responsible for ending a mandate that is saving lives and has the support of most of the people of Wisconsin. They were hoping to find a judge to the dirty work for them. 

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A group of disgruntled citizens is aiming to recall Gov. Tony Evers for his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. Meanwhile, the state's legislative leaders have prevented Gov. Evers from acting to address the pandemic every step of the way. 

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