Wisconsin Senate Votes to End Statewide Face Mask Mandate
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- The Wisconsin state Senate Tuesday voted to end the statewide face mask mandate
- The move would add Wisconsin to the list of states without a mask mandate, and has been vehemently opposed by healthcare workers, church leaders, and business owners
- The resolution, sponsored by 29 Republican lawmakers, would end the requirements to wear masks in public and indoor settings
- The lawmakers made the decision to repeal the mandate on the grounds that Gov. Tony Evers is issuing emergency orders unconstitutionally
- The state has more than 585,000 confirmed cases, with a death toll of 6,268