Capitol Notes: What's The Status Of The Appointments That Governor Evers Rescinded?


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News about the lame-duck laws approved in December dominated the headlines again last week in Wisconsin politics. A second Dane County judge blocked portions of the laws, which limit the powers of new Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul. Then, an appeals court reinstated the laws except for the parts that the Dane County judge blocked. But, before the courts reinstated the laws, Evers had already rescinded 82 appointments that Republicans approved during the lame-duck session. So, what's the status of those appointments now? That's what WUWM's Marti Mikkelson speaks with JR Ross, of, about in this week's Capitol Notes conversation. Evers re-hired all but 15 of the appointees late last week. Ross predicts Republicans, who control the legislature, will take more legal action. On Monday, GOP lawmakers filed a motion with the 3rd District Court of Appeals, asking the court to force Evers to comply with the stay, and put all 82 appointees back in their

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