Topic: Scott Walker (Politician)
Wisconsin state Senate Republicans took the extraordinary – and possibly illegal – step of rushing a vote that stripped unions of collective bargaining power.
03/10/2011 12:32 pm
Republicans in the Wisconsin Senate vote to strip key public-sector unions of collective bargaining rights, despite the fact that no Democrats were present. The vote is a bid to protect core budget cuts to public-employee benefits, Republicans say. But is that necessary?
03/09/2011 09:44 pm
Governor Walker has released emails with some of the absentee 'Wisconsin 14' that show he's willing to compromise – on some issues, to some extent.
03/09/2011 01:53 pm
A homecoming that seemed imminent on Monday appears to be off on Tuesday, as trust erodes between Democratic 'Wisconsin 14' and Republican Gov. Scott Walker. Labor standoff resumes.
03/08/2011 02:07 pm
Wisconsin's 14 Democratic absentee state senators indicate they're ready to return – because they think they've already won the war, if not this battle.
03/07/2011 01:32 pm
Wis. layoffs: Governor says he's sending layoff notices. Thousands of state workers face pink slips in fight over Wis. layoffs.
03/06/2011 01:08 pm
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is threatening to lay off state workers if Democrats don't return to vote on his budget measure. Opponents are preparing petitions to recall Republican lawmakers.
03/05/2011 12:06 pm
The warring factions could be taking note of voter restlessness over the long standoff between the governor and Wisconsin's state workers – or they could simply be wearing down. Either way, hint of compromise is in the air.
03/04/2011 08:06 pm
Wisconsin standoff: As Gov. Scott Walker ratchets up the stakes, preparing to lay off 1,500 state workers to win the battle against the unions, he may be losing the war of public opinion.
03/04/2011 01:42 pm
Ohio is set to pass a bill that is tougher on unions than the one being considered in Wisconsin. But in Ohio, the only real theatrics took place behind the closed doors of the Senate.
03/03/2011 08:29 pm