Scott Walker Signs Bills to Limit Powers of Incoming Wisconsin Democrats

Governor Scott Walker. Credit: Gage Skidmore

(From The Guardian)

Scott Walker, the outgoing Wisconsin governor, has signed a raft of legislation passed by the Republican state legislature that restricts the power of the incoming Democratic governor and attorney general as well as limits early voting in the state.

Democrats have decried the move as a brutal power grab aimed at hobbling their new administration and an undemocratic ploy that ignores the will of the state’s voters in the recent midterm elections.

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