How GOP Bills Would Limit Gov.-Elect Tony Evers' Power

Wisconsin Governor-elect Tony Evers says Republican legislation is a

Wisconsin Governor-elect Tony Evers says Republican legislation is a"hot mess. Scott Olson — Getty Images

In North Carolina, where voters in November approved a voter ID constitutional amendment, Republicans said they were simply implementing the people's will.

Evers says the state "should be embarrassed" by the Republicans' actions and that they have ignored the will of voters. But the Republican bill would strip him of the power to do so.

"I mean, most of these items are things (that) we never really had to kind of address because guess what - we trusted Scott Walker and the administration to be able to manage the back and forth with the Legislature".

Among the political flashpoints in this lame-duck session in Lansing are pieces of legislation that would limit the power of the attorney general and the secretary of state.

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In neighboring Michigan, Republicans who control the Legislature voted to advance a measure that strips campaign-finance oversight power from the next secretary of state, a Democrat. Republican Gov. Rick Snyder has not taken a position on the measure or others that could win final legislative approval as soon as next week.

Following a midterm election that saw them lose all statewide offices, Wisconsin Republicans began drafting a plan to hamstring their newly-elected Democratic rivals.

The measure was approved on a 17-16 vote with all Democrats and one Republican voting against it. The Assembly approved it on a 56-27 vote about two hours later, with a single Republican defecting.

The bill would limit the governor's ability to put in place administrative rules that enact laws and give the Legislature the power to control appointees to the board that runs the state economic development agency until September 1. Attorneys general frequently decline to defend challenges involving legislation that conflicts with the views of the executive branch.

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The changes would also weaken the governor's ability to put in place rules that enact laws.

Walker is getting bipartisan pressure to veto the measures, including from Democratic Gov. -elect Tony Evers (EE'-vers).

"The Legislature makes the laws, the executive branch enforces the laws and the judicial branch interprets the laws", said Rep. Robert Wittenberg of Huntington Woods. That measure is meant to stop Governor-elect Tony Evers and Attorney General-elect Josh Kaul, both Democrats, from following through on campaign promises to end Wisconsin's challenge to the federal healthcare law known as Obamacare. But now legislators have acted to undermine the governor's power to regulate the wasteful and arguably corrupt corporation.

A day after GOP lawmakers finalized an unprecedented maneuver to gut minimum wage and paid sick leave laws, a Senate panel passed legislation that would create the Fair Political Practices Commission to enforce the campaign-finance law rather than Secretary of State-elect Jocelyn Benson, who ran in part on a pledge to advocate for election transparency. The Senate passed the proposal earlier in the evening. Faced with a Democratic governor for the first time in eight years, Republicans came up with a package of lame-duck bills to preserve their priorities and make it harder for Evers to enact his.

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