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Ruling On Contentious Scott Walker Plan Put On Hold

AP | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. -- MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court doesn't plan to decide whether to stay a Madison judge's ruling invalidating parts...

Scott Walker Floats Possibility Of Expanding Anti-Union Law

The Huffington Post | Ryan Rainey | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R ) said this week that state Republicans might expand the state's controversial restrictions on collective bargaining to...

Scott Walker Vows Moderacy Ahead Of New Session

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.) gave some insight into his policy goals for the next legislative session in an interview with the Wisconsin State...

Wisconsin To Strike Back At Ruling Striking Down Union Law

Reuters | Posted 11.17.2012 | Politics

Sept 15 (Reuters) - Wisconsin's controversial law that limited the rights of many public-sector union workers should stay in place while the state a...

Did Scott Walker Write the Obit of the U.S. Middle Class?

Sandy Goodman | Posted 08.15.2012 | Business
Sandy Goodman

Business influence and anti-union sentiment mean there's no way Taft-Hartley and other impediments to organizing will be lifted anytime soon. But even if these and other steps were taken to strengthen the middle class, some argue it still wouldn't help much.

Scott Walker Upsets Union With Beer

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker donned a white apron to man the grill at a bipartisan picnic that had the air of an international pe...

Admit It, You'd Like to Be in a Union Too

Lisa Wexler | Posted 08.10.2012 | Politics
Lisa Wexler

This week's victory by Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker in which he fought back an effort to recall him proved only one thing: union supporters made a terrible tactical mistake. They went after the man instead of the message.

Elise Foley

Daniels: Public-Sector Unions Shouldn't Exist

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels (R) criticized public-sector unions on Sunday, saying they should be eliminated entirely. "There's, I thin...

Walker's War Against Workers Spreads to the Private Sector

Roger Bybee | Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics
Roger Bybee

Labor observers are noting the second recent case of a Wisconsin manufacturing company very deliberately provoking a strike to gain the insertion of a "right-to-work" provision, suggesting that Gov. Scott Walker's attack on public employee rights is spreading to the private sector.

Amanda Terkel

Federal Court Strikes Down Key Portions Of Scott Walker's Anti-Union Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Just over a year after Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) signed a measure taking away most collective bargaining rights for public workers...

John Celock

National Group Seeks To Shape Walker Recall Contest

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 02.17.2012 | Politics

A national group dedicated to electing pro-choice Democratic women has weighed in on the contest to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R), where the ...

Tea Party Group Prepares To Battle Over Walker Recall Effort

Patch.com | By Carl Engelking | Posted 02.11.2012 | Politics

Verify the Recall, an effort backed by Tea Party groups to ensure the validity of petition signatures in Wisconsin's recall elections, is now 13,000 v...

Amanda Terkel

Scott Walker's Fundraising Pitch: 'Big Labor Bosses' Are Out To Get Me

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- "Big Union-sponsored mercenaries." "Bare-knuckle union attacks." "Strong-arm tactics." Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's (R) most recent ...

Scott Walker Gains Support

Wauwatosa Patch | Jim Price | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics

A who's who of top Wisconsin Republican politicians are expected to appear at a Jan. 21 rally in support of Gov. Scott Walker at Hart Park in Wauwatos...

Scott Walker's Price Tag

Mount Pleasant Patch | Heather Asiyanbi | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

Whether or not we have a primary if there is a recall election for Governor Scott Walker could have a significant impact on the cost. Statewide, estim...

Max J. Rosenthal

Scott Walker's Fundraising Hypocrisy

HuffingtonPost.com | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Wisconsin Democrats continued their push to force his recall, Gov. Scott Walker (R) came to Washington on Thursday to raise funds for...

Evidence Of Intimidation In Scott Walker Recall Campaign?

Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

Volunteers working for the effort to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) captured a video this week that they claim is proof of the sort of intimid...

Amanda Terkel

Scott Walker Recall Campaign Gets Ugly

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Few races next year will carry as much symbolic importance as the campaign to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R). His push to strip ...

Scott Walker Recall Effort May Be Sabotaged

Patch.com | By Denise Lockwood | Posted 11.16.2011 | Home

Residents who signed legitimate recall petitions may never have them counted by the Government Accountability Board....

Scott Walker's New Jobs Plan: Abstinence-Only Education

Mother Jones | Kate Sheppard | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

A bill launched during Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's jobs session and nearing passage in the Legislature would repeal significant portions of the stat...

Scott Walker Recall Effort Kicks Off

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 01.15.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Jubilant opponents of Republican Gov. Scott Walker launched their effort Tuesday to try to recall him from office, starting a 60...

Pajama Parties For Scott Walker Recall Effort

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 01.14.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Political foes hoping to recall Republican Gov. Scott Walker over his moves to significantly curb union rights in Wisconsin plan...

Walker Recall Effort Plans To Hit Governor Where He Lives

Wauwatosa Patch | Jim Price | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics

A statewide effort to recall Gov. Scott Walker gets under way Tuesday, and at least one organization plans to start the effort off with a bang: By hol...

Scott Walker Recall Effort Picks Up Steam

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — The resounding rejection of an anti-union law by Ohio voters provides a huge boost for Democrats and union officials preparing f...

Scott Walker Law Keeps Unions At Bay

AP | By SCOTT BAUER | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

By SCOTT BAUER, ASSOCIATED PRESS (AP) MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin will no longer be obligated to bargain with its largest public employee unions aft...