WED AM Update: Evers orders agencies to update outdated, derogatory language in administrative rules

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-- Gov. Tony Evers is directing agencies to update "outdated and derogatory" language within their administrative rules.
The executive order, his 15th, specifically targets the terms "mentally retarded," "mental retardation" and "handicapped" and orders they be replaced with the words "intellectually disabled," "intellectual disability" and "disabled," respectively. The order also calls for other derogatory and offensive language to be identified and replaced.
Evers' order, signed yesterday a...

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