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Wisconsin Anti Union Bill

Dave Jamieson

Walker Wins Another War With Unions | Dave Jamieson | Posted 03.06.2015 | Politics

Following a heated, all-night debate between lawmakers in Madison, the Wisconsin state assembly passed right-to-work legislation on Friday morning, se...

The Real Message Scott Walker Is Delivering for the Kochs

Mark Olmsted | Posted 04.07.2015 | Politics
Mark Olmsted

Walker may have found the message that takes him all the way to the Republican nomination. By choosing such an anti-union politician to groom for power, the Kochs are trying to conflate organized labor and government dependency in the minds of the Republican primary voter.

Koch Brothers Fuel Anti-Union Push In Another State

The Huffington Post | Leigh Owens | Posted 03.01.2012 | Politics

In Arizona, Republican efforts to dismantle public unions took another step forward this week. On Tuesday, the state Senate passed a bill banning t...

Lawsuit Challenging Walker's Anti-Union Law Could Be Revived

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — A prosecutor asked the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Friday to reopen his lawsuit challenging Gov. Scott Walker's contentious colle...

New Hampshire Republicans Fail To Override Veto On Right To Work Bill

Posted 12.01.2011 | Politics

The Republican-controlled New Hampshire House of Representatives failed to overturn the Democratic governor's veto of an anti-union bill on Wednesday....

Wisconsin Recall Election Results Could Reverberate Elsewhere

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.10.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. (AP/The Huffington Post) -- A stand by Wisconsin Republicans against a massive effort to oust them from power could reverberate across t...

Why the Republican War on Workers' Rights Undermines the American Economy

Robert Reich | Posted 08.15.2011 | Business
Robert Reich

The ongoing war on workers' rights is an assault on the middle class, and it is undermining the American economy. The American economy can't get out of neutral until American workers have more money in their pockets to buy what they produce.

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin Judge Strikes Down Anti-Union Law | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Wisconsin judge struck down the state's controversial anti-collective bargaining law on Thursday, but Democratic state senators say th...

Scott Walker Defends Hobbling Unions

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker defended his school of union hobbling as a route to fiscal discipline to budget-weary Washington on Thu...

Wisconsin Supreme Court Election A Dead Heat

AP | By TODD RICHMOND | Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. -- A Wisconsin Supreme Court election that offered the public its first formal opportunity to weigh in on the national fight over union ...

Wisconsin Judge To Look At How Union Law Was Passed

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 06.01.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — A week ago, Wisconsin Republicans thought they'd won the fight over the state's polarizing union rights bill. They'd weathered m...

Return to Wisconsin: The Beginning or the End?

Andy Kroll | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics
Andy Kroll

In the February weeks I spent in snowy Madison, I tried to make sense of the massive protests unfolding around me. What was I witnessing? The beginning of a new movement in this country, or the last stand of organized labor?

Wisconsin Judge Declares Union Law Not In Effect

AP | TODD RICHMOND and SCOTT BAUER | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — A Wisconsin judge on Thursday did what thousands of pro-union protesters and boycotting Democratic lawmakers couldn't, halting R...

Wisconsin Republicans Face New Hurdle In Union Battle

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin's Republican leaders appear to be taking the same confident and bullish approach to implementing their divisive collec...

Wisconsin Judge Blocks Implementation Of Union Law

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 05.29.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — The showdown over Wisconsin's explosive union bargaining law shifted from the Statehouse back to the courthouse on Tuesday, but ...

Wisconsin Union Law Fight Heads To Court

Posted 05.29.2011 | Politics

(AP) -- A Wisconsin judge weighed arguments Tuesday about whether an order she issued intended to temporarily block the state's divisive new collectiv...

WATCH: HuffPost's Amanda Terkel Talks Unions With Rachel Maddow

Huff TV | Posted 05.28.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Amanda Terkel, Senior Politics Reporter at The Huffington Post, appeared Monday on 'The Rachel Maddow Show' to discuss new anti-union measures being p...

Fresh Controversy In Wisconsin Union Bill Fight

Posted 05.28.2011 | Politics

(Reuters) - Opponents of a bill stripping Wisconsin public employees of most of their collective bargaining rights rallied at the state Capitol on S...

Gambits Abound In Wisconsin Union Fight

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 05.27.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Republicans were accustomed to getting what they wanted after the election put Scott Walker in the governor's office a...

Wisconsin Emails Show GOP Considered Ways To Punish Dems

AP | By SCOTT BAUER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. -- Everything from taking away computers to denying a year of service in the state retirement system was considered to punish the 14 Wis...

Scott Walker Email Analysis Raises Questions About Governor's Claims

AP | SCOTT BAUER and TODD RICHMOND | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Seeking a way to counter a growing protest movement, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker cited his email, confidently declaring that mos...

Scott Walker Releases E-Mails About Union Rights

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — In the days after Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker announced plans to strip the state's public workers of nearly all their union barg...

Wisconsin Union Bill Set To Take Effect

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — School boards and local governments across Wisconsin are rushing to reach agreements with unions before a new law takes effect a...

Wisconsin Protesters Say Next Fight At The Polls

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Clogging the Wisconsin Capitol grounds and screaming angry chants, tens of thousands of undaunted pro-labor protesters descended...

Wisconsin Protesters Refuse To Quit

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Clogging the Wisconsin Capitol grounds and screaming angry chants, tens of thousands of undaunted pro-labor protesters descended...