Scott Walker Admits Union-Busting Provision ‘Doesn’t Save Any’ Money For The State Of Wisconsin

Rep. Dennis Kucinich deserves all the praise for this one… Think Progress Today, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform called Govs. Scott Walker (R-WI) and Peter Shumlin (D-VT) to testify in a hearing titled “State and Municipal Debt: Tough Choices Ahead.” Much of the hearing was spent probing Wisconsin’s spate of anti-union restrictions… More Scott Walker Admits Union-Busting Provision ‘Doesn’t Save Any’ Money For The State Of Wisconsin

Walker’s Loss: 19 Counties Flip To Dems In Wis. Supreme Court Election

Huffington Post A divisive budget battle between labor unions and Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.) turned a state Supreme Court race into a nationally watched bellwether on the electorate’s mood heading into a recall campaign and the 2012 elections. Nearly 1.5 million people turned out to vote, representing 33.5 percent of voting-age adults — 68 percent higher… More Walker’s Loss: 19 Counties Flip To Dems In Wis. Supreme Court Election

Walker Administration Announces Implementation Of Anti-Union Law, Despite Judge’s Order Against Publication

The madness of King Scott Walker of Fitzwalkerstan! TPMDC The administration of Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) has begun implementing its controversial new law curtailing public employee unions, following a move on Friday declaring it be in effect, and despite a judge’s ruling that enjoined said implementation. “It is now my legal responsibility to begin enactment… More Walker Administration Announces Implementation Of Anti-Union Law, Despite Judge’s Order Against Publication

Indiana Official Reportedly Advised Scott Walker To Stage A Phony Violent Attack By Union Supporters

This shows how deep into slime territory the GOP will go in order to “win”… Think Progress During the intense public battle with public employee unions last month, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) received an intriguing email from an admirer claiming to be a deputy prosecutor from Indiana. The email suggested that Walker should fake an attack… More Indiana Official Reportedly Advised Scott Walker To Stage A Phony Violent Attack By Union Supporters

Wisconsin Union Law Should Be Considered By State Supreme Court: Appeals Court Rules

Huffington Post A Wisconsin appeals court says the state Supreme Court should decide whether a law that takes away nearly all collective bargaining rights from public workers should be allowed to take effect. A majority of the seven-member Supreme Court must agree to take it or it would remain in the appeals court. The 4th District… More Wisconsin Union Law Should Be Considered By State Supreme Court: Appeals Court Rules

Wisconsin Goes National

Politico The first round is over. Republican Gov. Scott Walker delivered a crushing defeat to government employee unions in their fight over labor rights in Wisconsin. But the passage of a law stripping away collective bargaining rights for public-sector workers has touched off a much larger political battle that threatens to spread over Wisconsin’s borders and… More Wisconsin Goes National

Wisconsin Dispute Could Mobilize Democratic Base

Nate Silver – Five Thirty Eight “If only there were precedent for the upper chamber monkeying around with the fiscal part of a bill to bypass the need for supermajority,” the Republican strategist Patrick Ruffini noted on Twitter last night. Mr. Ruffini was referring, of course, to the decision by Wisconsin Republicans to strip collective bargaining… More Wisconsin Dispute Could Mobilize Democratic Base

Wis. GOP strips public workers’ bargaining rights

Personally, I am not convinced that Walker and his gang of thugs won this stand-off. Washington Post Republicans in the Wisconsin Senate voted Wednesday night to strip nearly all collective bargaining rights from public workers after discovering a way to bypass the chamber’s missing Democrats. All 14 Senate Democrats fled to Illinois nearly three weeks… More Wis. GOP strips public workers’ bargaining rights

WI Senate GOP Leader Admits On-Air That His Goal Is To Defund Labor Unions, Hurt Obama’s Reelection Chances

Dirty deeds are often exposed in unexpected ways… Think Progress A prank call from a man purporting to be petrochemical billionaire David Koch to Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) a few weeks ago revealed that Walker had crafted his “budget repair” bill in a bid to crush the labor unions. The revelation was at odds with… More WI Senate GOP Leader Admits On-Air That His Goal Is To Defund Labor Unions, Hurt Obama’s Reelection Chances