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County Judge Strikes Down Wisconsin’s Collective Bargaining Law

via Scott Bauer, The Huffington Post A Wisconsin judge on Friday struck down nearly all of the state law championed by Gov. Scott Walker that effectively ended collective bargaining rights for most public workers. Walker’s administration immediately vowed to appeal, while unions, which have vigorously fought the law, declared victory. But what the ruling meant … Continue reading

Wisconsin Heads To Polls In Recall Election

via Douglas Belkin and Caroline Porter, The Wall Street Journal Wisconsin voters headed to the polls Tuesday to decide whether to recall Republican Gov. Scott Walker in a bitter dispute over his efforts to curb unions that could affect the presidential race and influence policy toward organized labor nationwide. More than $60 million has flooded … Continue reading

GOP Rep. Peter King: ‘We Can’t Allow’ More Coverage Of Occupy Wall Street

via Andrew Jones, The Raw Story Add another Republican to the growing list that loathe the Occupy Wall Street protests. Rep. Peter King (R-NY) is upset at the growing movement and the media’s coverage of it, hoping that a modern day version of protests from five decades ago isn’t being recaptured now. “It’s really important … Continue reading

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