THU PM Update: Evers mask mandate could prompt second legal fight over executive power limits

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-- Gov. Tony Evers' decision to issue a statewide mask mandate could set up another legal bill over the extent of his powers to combat COVID-19.
But it would be with different plaintiffs and a different composition on the state Supreme Court.
GOP lawmakers were quick to condemn Evers' actions today, calling them an unconstitutional overreach. And Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, said he expects "citizen groups" to challenge the order, a hint any new suits likely won't be filed by lawmakers.
Evers acknowledged the risk of triggering a legal challenge with the ne...

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