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OPINION: Politicians failed us. So it’s up to citizens to protect Wisconsin.

Republican Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald, left, speaks in Madison on Jan. 15, as state Rep. John Nygren, center, and Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, right, look on. Fitzgerald announced on Tuesday he's running for the Congressional seat now held by retiring U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner. (AP Photo/Scott Bauer, File)

It’s up to us. We can’t count on our elected representatives to work together for the public good in Wisconsin. They have proved themselves utterly incapable of compromising even in an emergency to come up with a sensible plan to protect the health of our most vulnerable friends, neighbors and family members.

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Evers: Administration has authority to issue stay-at-home

Attorney General Josh Kaul urged the conservative Wisconsin Supreme Court on Tuesday to reject a Republican lawsuit seeking to lift Gov. Tony Evers' stay-at-home order, arguing the Democratic governor's administration has broad authority to protect Wisconsin residents from the coronavirus and the GOP has no backup plan.

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