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Wisconsin Collective Bargaining

Wisconsin Collective Bargaining Reforms Do Not Violate Workers' Constitutional Rights: Judge

Reuters | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

MILWAUKEE, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Wisconsin's controversial collective bargaining reforms do not violate the free speech and equal protection rights of p...

Republicans Fight Back Against Courts That Blocked Their Laws

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics

Months after having a number of their key legislative priorities thwarted by Wisconsin circuit courts, a group of Badger State Republicans on Wednesda...

Contentious Race Puts Walker Efforts On The Line

stateline | Jake Grovum | Posted 04.01.2013 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Turmoil Leaves Some Republicans Weary

The Capital Times | Jack Craver | Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics

In the last session of the state Legislature, Wisconsin Republicans went all out. Conservatives around the country salivated with envy as Gov. Scott W...

Wisconsin Judge Rejects Request To Reinstate Union Law

Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MADISON, Wis. — A judge has rejected the state of Wisconsin's request to put on hold his earlier ruling striking down lar...

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...

John Celock

Jan Brewer Could Face Wisconsin-Style Measures

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 02.02.2012 | Politics

Arizona could become the next Wisconsin as plans for protests, Capitol sit-ins and a potential effort to recall the governor get underway in an effort...

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...

Official Walker Recall Effort Gets Off To A Surprising Start

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.05.2012 | Politics

The first official recall petition against Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was filed Friday, kicking off a period of unlimited campaign fundraising that w...

Joy Resmovits

Walker Pushes For New Schools Accountability Model

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 09.10.2011 | Education

After slashing education funding and reducing teachers' collective bargaining rights earlier this year, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) announced his ...

Amanda Terkel

LISTEN: Wisconsin GOP Plots Dirty Tricks In Recall Election

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans in Wisconsin's La Crosse County recently discussed the possibility of finding a spoiler candidate to run against Democratic ...

Wisconsin Assembly Passes Anti-Union Bill

AP/The Huffington Post | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — (AP) The Wisconsin Assembly early Friday passed a bill that would strip most public workers of their collective bargaining rights ...

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin Senators: We're Staying In Illinois Until Governor Agrees To Negotiate

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's day four of exile for Wisconsin's Democratic state senators, who crossed state lines in order to stall the expedited passage of Gov...

Sam Stein

Wisconsin Protests Set Up Delicate Dance Between Obama And Labor

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The ongoing protests surrounding an anti-union measure in Wisconsin has placed the president and the Democratic Party in a yet another d...

Sam Stein

Texas Dems To Fleeing Wisconsin Lawmakers: 'Call Your Spouses For Conjugal Visits'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As a group of Wisconsin Democrats camp outside their state in hopes of stalling an anti-public union bill, veterans of such high-stake s...