[Madison, WI] – Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald released the following
“Governor Evers’ disregard for the state constitution and the role of the three branches of
government is mind-boggling. The Governor’s order is not valid and is not worth the
paper it’s printed on.
“He has now had two opportunities to unilaterally impose measures he claims fight the
spread of COVID-19. He applied these orders statewide, without regard for how the virus
is impacting different regions.
“The Wisconsin Supreme Court made it clear that if Governor Evers wishes to continue
to impose sanctions, mandates, and restrictions on the citizens of this state, he must work
with the legislature to do so. That has not happened.
“Governor Evers’ order is moot, illegal, invalid, and almost assuredly headed for