A Wisconsin judge upheld Gov. Tony Evers’ order mandating that face coverings be worn in enclosed spaces statewide, save for a few exceptions. A conservative legal group challenged the measure, arguing that Evers overstepped his authority in issuing successive emergency orders.

FILE – This July 30, 2020 image taken from video by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services shows Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers in Madison, Wis. A Wisconsin judge on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, upheld Gov. Tony Evers’ mask mandate in the face of a conservative challenge. St. Croix County Circuit Judge R. Michael Waterman ruled that Evers did not overstep his authority by issuing multiple emergency orders on the coronavirus. (Wisconsin Department of Health Services via the AP, File)