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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.  (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Governor Open To Limiting Police, Fire Unions

Police and firefighters were not included in the 2011 law that barred other public sector unions from collectively bargaining over anything other than base wage increases no greater than inflation.

07/30/2013

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.  (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Gov. Walker Stepping Up Efforts To Lure Illinois Businesses

Wisconsin is stepping up its efforts to attract manufacturers from Illinois.

04/13/2013

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

Caliendo: Walker’s Victory Doesn’t Mean Doom For Obama

Political analyst Stephen Caliendo says controversial Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s victory in the recall election Tuesday does not mean doom for President Barack Obama’s reelection hopes – although it does reflect an ongoing change in how organized labor is perceived.

CBS 2–06/06/2012

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Lake County Republicans Cheer Walker’s Victory In Wisconsin

About 15 Lake County Young Republicans cheered in a Grayslake bar as they watched Scott Walker win his recall election over Democratic Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett.

WBBM Newsradio–06/06/2012

Walker, Barrett Support Signs

Caliendo: Wisconsin Recall Outcome Depends On Mobilization

Both Republicans and Democrats are watching the gubernatorial recall election in Wisconsin very closely, as it could have implications for the presidential race.

CBS 2–06/05/2012

Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (left) is up against Democratic Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (right) in his bid to avoid being recalled from office, in the wake of his successful push to essentially eliminate union bargaining rights for government workers in Wisconsin. (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images and Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty)

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Wins Recall Election

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker survived a historic recall election on Tuesday, beating Democratic challenger and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett in his bid to keep his job after his controversial fight with labor unions over collective bargaining rights.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2012

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (File Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Emanuel Attends Fundraiser For Milwaukee Mayor, Likely Challenger To Scott Walker

Mayor Rahm Emanuel took some time off from running the city on Wednesday to campaign for a colleague up north, in Wisconsin, where the governor is facing a recall election later this year.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2012

Gov. Pat Quinn (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

Is Quinn Reneging On Bears-Packers Bet With Wisconsin?

It’s not just Illinois state workers who claim Gov. Pat Quinn isn’t following through on a deal. Wisconsin is still waiting on Quinn to honor the bet he lost when the Chicago Bears fell to the Green Bay Packers in the NFC championship game months ago.

07/18/2011

High-Speed Train (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Illinois Seeking Two Grants For High-Speed Train Project

Illinois is working with three other states to secure nearly $1 billion in the latest redistribution of Obama administration high-speed rail money.

04/06/2011

Wisconsin State Assembly Democrats

Wis. Lawmakers Strip Public Workers Of Bargaining Rights

Wisconsin lawmakers have approved a controversial measure to strip nearly all collective bargaining rights from the state’s public employees and Gov. Scott Walker says he’ll sign it as soon as possible.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2011

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

Walker To Present Budget In Wisconsin

Democratic Wisconsin senators are still hiding out in Illinois, as Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker prepares to present a budget that strips collective bargaining rights from most public employees.

CBS Chicago–03/01/2011

Wisconsin Union Protest

Chicago Protest Focuses On Wisconsin Union Fight

Hundreds of men and women gathered at the Thompson Center on Saturday as a show of solidarity in protest of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal to strip unionized state employees of most of their collective bargaining rights.

CBS Chicago–02/26/2011

Pat Quinn (Left, Frank Polich/Getty Images), Scott Walker (AP Photo)

Quinn Supports Wisconsin Senators Hiding In Illinois

A number of Wisconsin Democrats are hiding out in Chicago, making a stand against a Republican plan to balance the state budget by cutting the pay, benefits and collective bargaining rights of public workers.

02/18/2011

Wisconsin Protest

Wisconsin Democrats Still Hiding Out In Illinois

Wisconsin Democrats who left the state to block a vote on sweeping anti-union legislation might stay in hiding for weeks.

WBBM Newsradio–02/18/2011

Mitsubishi Outlander Sport (Handout/Getty Images)

Aided By $29M Tax Break, Illinois Mitsubishi Plant To Make SUV

The state is offering the company $29 million in tax incentives over 10 years, an investment Gov. Pat Quinn’s office credits for “helping save at least 1,200 jobs.”

02/05/2011

Pat Quinn (Left, Frank Polich/Getty Images), Scott Walker (AP Photo)

Governor Offers Illinois Business An ‘Escape To Wisconsin’

Within hours of the Illinois legislature’s vote in increase the business tax, the new Republican governor in Wisconsin is wasting no time in trying to lure Illinois businesses across the border.

01/12/2011

Wisconsin Billboard

Wisconsin Dems Mock Gov.-Elect With Billboard

Democrats in Wisconsin are hurling some angry sarcasm at Wisconsin Gov.-elect Scott Walker, in the form of a billboard.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2010

Pat Quinn (Left, Frank Polich/Getty Images), Scott Walker (AP Photo)

It’s Quinn vs. Wis. Governor-Elect In Cross-Border Business Poaching

A war of words is heating up between Wisconsin Gov.-elect Scott Walker and Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn over job creation.

11/12/2010