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71 Percent of Wisconsin Residents Think Budget Repair Bill is Fair

Most Wisconsinites believe that Governor Walker’s proposed budget changes that include unions to pay 5.8% of their salary toward the cost of their pensions plans and double their contributions for health care premiums to 12.6% are fair, according to a new poll sponsored by WisconsinReporter.com. The poll which was conducted on February 21, 2011 of […]

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Details of Recent Union Contracts in Wisconsin Emerge

Wisconsin is at the forefront of the debate over public employee unions nationwide. A review of recent union contracts with the state clearly shows the sweet deal public employees enjoy through their collective bargaining process. Just this week the city of Wisconsin Dells completed contract negotiations with AFSCME, approving three-year contracts for two union locals. […]

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Large Rallies Planned Nationwide on Saturday

Whatever side of Wisconsin’s public union battle you stand on, there’s a rally for you to attend this Saturday.  Moveon.org jumped into the fray calling for rallies at every state capital at noon on Saturday to demand an “end to attacks on workers rights”.  Moveon.org is a highly controversial leftist leaning group that has been […]

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Could Voter ID Bill Lure Badger 14 Back?

Democrats oppose voter ID reform.  Now the question is just how important of an issue is this to them?  Republicans are taking the Voter ID bill to the senate floor on Thursday.  Without the missing 14 Democratic senators, the bill is sure to pass.  How far is the Badger 14 willing to take this?  As elected […]

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Union Federation Threatens a General Strike

Last night Gov. Walker spoke in a fireside chat to the people of Wisconsin about the importance of passing his controversial budget repair bill. Without it, Walker said 1,500 state employees will be laid off before June 30 and up to an additional 12,000 public employees at both the state and local levels will face […]

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