MacIver News Minute: Appointees Unceremoniously Axed By Evers Are Back To Work


May 7, 2019

For all of his lofty talk about valuing public service, Gov. Tony Evers had no problem showing 15 public servants the door — in the name of politics. In a 4-3 ruling last week, the state Supreme Court ordered the reinstatement of 15 public servants confirmed during December’s controversial extraordinary legislative session. For now, 15 public servants are back to work, thanks to a court that pushed aside political pettiness in favor of due process.