Gov. Tony Evers
Press Release

Gov. Evers Signs Executive Order Executive Order #15 Relating to Inclusive Language in Administrative Rules


By - Mar 12th, 2019 04:01 pm

MADISON – Governor Tony Evers today signed Executive Order #15 relating to inclusive language in administrative rules.Numerous sections of the Wisconsin Administrative Code contain provisions which use outdated and derogatory terms to refer to particular groups of people. This kind of outdated, derogatory terminology minimizes and devalues these groups.

The governor’s executive order directs each state agency to review its administrative rules and replace any derogatory or offensive terminology with current, inclusive terminology.

View Executive Order #15 here.

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