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Wisconsin Union Law

Wisconsin Judge Strikes Down Controversial Anti-Union Law

AP | SCOTT BAUER and TODD RICHMOND | Posted 07.26.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — The fight over stripping collective bargaining rights from Wisconsin's public workers will move into the state Supreme Court, an...

Wisconsin Republicans Rush Agenda Before Recalls

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 07.07.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker and GOP leaders have launched a push to ram several years' worth of conservative agenda i...

Wisconsin Democrats Have Momentum Heading Into Final Recall Fight

The Plum Line | Greg Sargent | Posted 06.28.2011 | Politics

In a sign that Wisconsin Democrats can still claim momentum in the recall wars, Dems today filed the signatures to trigger a recall election against a...

Wisconsin Senate At Stake In Efforts To Recall Lawmakers

Posted 06.27.2011 | Politics

MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - Wisconsin may be poised to set a state campaign spending record with interest group money flowing even before officials ap...

Critics Of Wisconsin GOP State Senator Advance Recall Effort

The Post Crescent | Gannett Wisconsin Media | Posted 06.26.2011 | Politics

Add state Sen. Rob Cowles to the growing list of senators a step closer to facing a recall election....

Wisconsin Union Battle Casts Shadow Over Local Races

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 06.26.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — When the race for Green Bay mayor began months ago, the main issues looked clear-cut: planning downtown development, dealing wit...

Wisconsin Democrats Make More Headway In Recall Effort

The Plum Line | Greg Sargent | Posted 06.21.2011 | Politics

Dems will file a massive amount of signatures tomorrow to trigger a recall election against a fifth Wisconsin GOP state senator......

Challenger To Seek Statewide Recount In Wisconsin Supreme Court Election

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 06.20.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin Supreme Court challenger JoAnne Kloppenburg asked election officials Wednesday for a statewide recount in her flagging...

Conservative Projected Winner In Wisconsin Supreme Court Election

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 06.15.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — A conservative state Supreme Court justice overcame efforts to tie him to Wisconsin's polarizing governor and survived a near-up...

Scott Walker Admits He Didn't Campaign On Rollback Of Collective Bargaining Rights

The Plum Line | Greg Sargent | Posted 06.15.2011 | Politics

Under persistent questioning on the Hill [on Thursday], Governor Scott Walker finally admitted something he's refused to acknowledge throughout the Wi...

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 Union Law Challenge Dismissed By Judge

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — A judge on Thursday dismissed one of three lawsuits challenging Wisconsin's divisive law restricting union bargaining rights, bu...

Fervor Of Wisconsin Debate Shifts To Recall Elections

AP | JASON SMATHERS | Posted 06.11.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Nearly a month after the Wisconsin standoff over union rights ended, some of the fervor from that debate has shifted to recall e...

Wisconsin County Corrects Vote Count, Gives Incumbent Lead

AP | CARRIE ANTLFINGER | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics

WAUKESHA, Wis. — A conservative incumbent surged to a commanding lead in Wisconsin's hotly contested Supreme Court election Thursday, after a pr...

Wisconsin Dems Make More Headway In Recall Effort

The Plum Line | Greg Sargent | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics

When Democrats file petitions to trigger an election to recall Wisconsin GOP state senator Randy Hopper, as they've announced they will do today, they...

JoAnne Kloppenburg, David Prosser Likely To Face Wisconsin Election Recount

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics

With all 3,630 precincts reporting, JoAnne Kloppenburg had secured 204 more votes than Wisconsin Justice David Prosser in the state's supreme court el...

Wisconsin Election Recount Likely In Race Between JoAnne Kloppenburg, David Prosser

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: With all 3,630 precincts reporting, JoAnne Kloppenburg had secured 204 more votes than Wisconsin Justice David Prosser in the sate's supreme ...

Wisconsin Election Results: David Prosser, JoAnne Kloppenburg Await Official Outcome In State Supreme Court Race

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin voters sent Republican Gov. Scott Walker a clear message about their unhappiness with his muscling through a law restr...

Wisconsin Democrats File First Petition To Recall GOP State Senator

AP | Posted 06.01.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Democrats say they've collected enough signatures to trigger a recall election for one of eight Republican state senat...

Democrats Close To Triggering Recall For Wisconsin State Senator

Posted 06.01.2011 | Politics

Democrats in Wisconsin say they have collected sufficient signatures to recall state Senator Dan Kapanke, a Republican, over his vote to restrict coll...

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...

Ohio Union Law Tougher Than Wisconsin Measure

The New York Times | Steven Greenhouse | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics

After Wisconsin's labor battle seized the nation's attention, after nearly 100,000 people rallied in Madison to protest a bill to curb public-sector c...

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 ...