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Walker survives recall

June 5, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

MADISON, Wis. (AP) Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker beat back a recall challenge Tuesday, winning both the right to finish his term and a voter endorsement of his strategy to curb state spending, which included the explosive measure that eliminated union rights for most public workers. Continue Reading

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Scott Walker Survives Wisconsin Recall Election

June 5, 2012 in WDAZ

MADISON, Wis. (AP) Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker beat back a recall challenge Tuesday, winning both the right to finish his term and a voter endorsement of his strategy to curb state spending, which included the explosive measure that eliminated union rights for most public workers.
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Scott Walker Survives Wisconsin Recall Election

June 5, 2012 in WDAZ

MADISON, Wis. (AP) Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker beat back a recall challenge Tuesday, winning both the right to finish his term and a voter endorsement of his strategy to curb state spending, which included the explosive measure that eliminated union rights for most public workers.
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OUR OPINION: From big government to lean government

June 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

If Wisconsin and Minnesota need new direction, North Dakota might just show the way. Continue Reading

Recall elections begin amid Wis. union law fallout

July 19, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A Wisconsin state senator was defending his seat Tuesday in a recall election that gave voters the most direct opportunity yet to react to Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s plan that stripped most public workers of their collective bargaining rights. Continue Reading

Wisconsin pays Minnesota its tax debt

July 13, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

HUDSON, Wis. Wisconsin has paid off a nearly $60 million debt to Minnesota, opening the door for a new agreement allowing residents of one state who work in the other to just file one state income tax form. Continue Reading

Recall petitions filed against 3 Wis. Democrats

April 21, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Wisconsin conservatives on Thursday added three Democratic state senators to the list of lawmakers in line for recall elections over their opposition to or support of Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s law curtailing collective bargaining rights for public employees. Continue Reading

Some Republican voters having second thoughts after voting for Wisconsin governor

March 24, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Almost five months after the election some Republican voters in Wisconsin are having doubts about voting for Republican Scott Walker for governor. They consider themselves fiscal conservatives, but many voters who put Walker and other GOP leaders into office are now regretting their votes, largely because the cuts they are seeking could put the quality of local schools at risk. Continue Reading

Judge blocks contentious Wisconsin union law

March 18, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A Wisconsin judge issued a temporary restraining order Friday blocking the state’s new and contentious collective bargaining law from taking effect, a measure that drew tens of thousands of protesters to the state Capitol and sent some Democrats fleeing to Illinois in an attempt to block a vote on it. Continue Reading

Wisconsin governor says support will grow for union cuts

March 12, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Friday signed into law the proposal that eliminates most union rights for public employees, saying he had “no doubt” that support for the measure would grow over time. Continue Reading