Wisconsin Supreme Court restores appointments made by Scott Walker in legal battle over lame-duck action

MADISON - Fifteen people appointed by former Gov. Scott Walker are back in their state positions following a decision Tuesday by the state Supreme Court in a lawsuit challenging action taken by Republican lawmakers to limit the power of Democratic Gov. Tony Evers. 

The order to restore the appointments comes as the state`s highest court considers lawsuits filed by the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin and others over action taken in December by the GOP lawmakers to shift away powers from Evers and Democratic Attorney General Josh Kaul before they took office. 

Evers` spokeswoman Melissa Baldauff said Evers is "confident that the court will ultimately rule against the Legislature`s unconstitutional attempt to override the will of the people" despite Tuesday`s decision....

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