"They like to raise that specter of maybe some of those little kids I saw at Fort McCoy are terrorists...even though they've been vetted," Evers said.
The Republican-controlled Legislature argued the absentee voting bills were necessary to ensure clean elections.
Powell and her legal team said that a motion from Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers to sanction her over election lawsuits was unprecedented and used the quote "to infinity and beyond" of "Toy Story" character Buzz Lightyear to back their claim.
In a Wednesday decision, the court ruled that Evers acted outside of his authority when he extended Wisconsin's mask mandate past its original expiration date last year.
In his video posted to Twitter, Evers also touched on how repealing the statewide mask mandate has been opposed by nearly 60 organizations and a majority of residents across the state.
The governor's latest order advised residents to "only leave your home if it's absolutely necessary" and warned against gatherings with those outside their household.
The 2,367 new coronavirus cases reported on Tuesday bring Wisconsin's statewide total since the pandemic began to 119,955.
The majority of the cities have a University of Wisconsin (UW) school within their city limits.
Shelly Billingsley, the city's public works director, told local leaders the amount would be necessary to replace garbage trucks, street lights, traffic signals and more that were damaged or destroyed in the daily protests.
"I hear the community's call for more transparency, and I can tell you that body cameras will be funded next year," County Executive Jim Kreuser said.
"They were armed. They were destroying property," Wisconsin state Representative David Bowen said.
"What we have seen play out over the last two nights and many nights this year is the pain, anguish, and exhaustion of being Black in our state and country," Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers said.
"We will not excuse the actions of the Kenosha Police department," read a tweet from Jacob Blake's cousin, "but his mother asks everyone to please remain peaceful."
Members of the Wisconsin National Guard are expected to fill in for poll workers across the state who may be at risk for contracting COVID-19.
Demonstrators in Madison took down two statues and attacked state Senator Tim Carpenter.
"We do need to move to keep as much of our economy open as possible, open it up safely and responsibly," Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson cautioned.
In its Wednesday ruling, the Wisconsin Supreme Court called the extension of the orders "unlawful, invalid and unenforceable."
Tee times and payment for games need to transacted either online or over the phone, according to the extended order.
"No one should be forced to choose between their right to vote and their right to stay healthy like the debacle in Wisconsin this week," Obama tweeted Friday.
"The bottom line is that I have an obligation to keep people safe, and that's why I signed this executive order today," Governor Evers said Monday.
"It has not been at least five (5) years since you completed your entire sentence for the conviction you want to be pardoned," the letter denying Dassey's request for clemency read.