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Protest and Counter-Protest Set for Today

On the steps of the state capital, a Tea Party rally in support of Scott Walker and the Budget Repair Bill will be held at noon today. Organized by American Majority and assisted by other groups such as Americans for Prosperity, the event known as the “I Stand With Scott Walker Rally” is expected to […]

Policy
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64 Percent of Americans Oppose Government Employee Unions

A new Clarus Poll found that 64 percent of voters said government employees shouldn’t be represented by a union. The survey found that only 10 percent of Republicans and 22 percent of Independents believed in unionization of government employees. Surprisingly, only 49 percent of Democrats believed in the union system. The survey was taken by […]

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Top 10 Cities Facing a Pension Crisis

The battle raging over public unions in Wisconsin is starting to shine the spotlight on the fiscal problem public unions have created not only in Wisconsin, but across the nation. In late December, 2010 the first total municipal pension default occurred in Prichard, AL. If the status quo is allowed to continue, many more, and […]

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Six Figure Compensation the Norm for Union Leaders

Quick, when you think of a union guy do you picture a hard-working, average Joe toiling day in and day out at his job or do you picture a sophisticated lobbyist earning well over six-figures?   The stereotype of the union that so many of us hold is downright false. The Legislative Fiscal Bureau determined […]

Policy
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Democrats Block Democracy Today in Madison

What do you do when you don’t like a bill and don’t have the votes to stop it from passing?  Why, you run away of course.  That’s exactly what Senate democrats did today, abdicating their responsibility to their constituents to govern.  Read more about the fleeing democrats here

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