Gov. Scott Walker

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Effort To Recall Wis. Governor Kicks Off Tuesday

The effort to recall Wisconsin’s controversial Republican governor is expected to begin Tuesday, although his opponents have yet to come up with a candidate to replace him.

11/13/2011

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Wisconsin Unions Encouraged By Ohio Vote

Democrats and union officials encouraged by voters’ rejection Tuesday of an anti-union law in Ohio hope to channel that momentum and money into the next big fight — the effort to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.

11/09/2011

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Walker Says It’s A Christmas, Not Holiday, Tree

Gov. Scott Walker is calling the tree decorated with ornaments and adorned with a star at the top in the center of Wisconsin’s Capitol Rotunda a Christmas tree, not a holiday tree.

11/07/2011

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Self-Described Redneck Party Set To Protest Speech

A group calling itself the Redneck Party is planning to protest a speech by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.

10/23/2011

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Is Horn Honking Protected Free Speech?

A state parole agent says his daily horn honking outside Gov. Scott Walker’s house in Wauwatosa is a matter of free speech.

09/12/2011

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Gov. Walker To Attend GOP Conference In Minnesota

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will be delivering a keynote speech in October at a Republican leadership conference in Minnesota.

08/10/2011

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Wisconsin Dems Stand By Plan To Recall Gov. Walker

The Wisconsin Democratic Party is standing by its plan to force a recall election against Republican Gov. Scott Walker despite losing four of six recalls targeting GOP state senators.

08/10/2011

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Wis. GOP Holds Off Democrats In Recall Elections

Republicans held onto control of the Wisconsin Senate on Tuesday, beating back four Democratic challengers in a recall election despite an intense political backlash against GOP support for Gov. Scott Walker’s effort to curb public employees’ union rights.

08/09/2011

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Minn. Gets $59M Tax-Reciprocity Payment From Wis.

Wisconsin has settled an old tax-reciprocity debt owed to Minnesota.

07/12/2011

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Wis. Gov. Backs Down On Ending Mandatory Recycling

Gov. Scott Walker is backing away from his proposal to eliminate mandatory recycling after some key GOP lawmakers said his plan went too far.

04/17/2011

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Wis. Judge Halts Implementation Of Bargaining Law

A Wisconsin judge has ruled that there should be no further implementation of a law taking away nearly all collective bargaining rights for public workers.

03/29/2011

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Gov. Walker Met With Protesters In Hudson

Gov. Scott Walker ran into protesters at a stop in Hudson Tuesday, while touring the state to say the new law is a “progressive” and “innovative change.”

03/15/2011

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Esme’s Blog: A Gift For Unions?

For years union membership has been on the decline. In the mid 1940s 36 percent of American workers were union members. In 2007 the figure was just over 12 percent.

03/11/2011

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Wis. GOP Bypass Dems On Collective Bargaining

The Wisconsin Senate succeeded in voting Wednesday to strip nearly all collective bargaining rights from public workers, after Republicans discovered a way to bypass the chamber’s missing Democrats and approve an explosive proposal that has rocked the state and unions nationwide.

03/09/2011

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Judge To Order Protesters Out Of Wisconsin Capitol

A Wisconsin judge says he will order about 100 pro-union protesters to leave the state Capitol Thursday night.

03/03/2011

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