Judge Blocks Wisconsin Law Curbing UnionsA Wisconsin judge has temporarily blocked the new law restricting unions that led 14 state senators to Illinois for weeks to avoid a vote.
Union Leaders Plan To Fight After Wisconsin VoteUnion leaders say they are mounting a major counter-attack against Republicans nationwide, after Wisconsin lawmakers succeeded in stripping nearly all collective bargaining rights.
Wisconsin Dems Furious Over Vote In Their AbsenceThe proposal to strip collective bargaining rights from state employees may have passed the Wisconsin senate, but the battle is far from over.
Walker Rejects Dems' 'Border Summit' IdeaWisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is rejecting an offer by Democratic state senators to meet him at the Illinois-Wisconsin state line for a discussion ending the budget standoff.
Wisconsin Senate Democrat Calls For 'Border Summit'The concept of a border summit might suggest an international relations discussion, or a meeting about the immigration debate.
Wisconsin Democrats Say They're Staying AwayThe political standoff in Wisconsin didn't appear any closer to ending on Saturday.
Walker To Dems: Come Back, Or Police May Make YouWisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and his Republican colleagues are threatening to send out police to detain and forcibly bring back the 14 absent Democratic state senators.
Walker To Wisconsin Dems: Come Back NowWisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is warning Senate Democrats hiding out in Illinois that layoffs will happen if they don’t return to pass a budget bill by tomorrow.
Wisconsin Assembly Passes Bill To Curb UnionsRepublicans in the Wisconsin State Assembly moved swiftly and passed a bill by Gov. Scott Walker, which would strip collective bargaining rights for most state employees.
Wisconsin Senate Trying To Get Democrats To ReturnWisconsin state patrol officers are being sent to the homes of several Democratic state senators, in hopes that they will come back for a vote on the controversial budget bill.
Quinn Takes Shot At Wisconsin Governor Over Labor BattleGov. Pat Quinn is rolling out the welcome mat for the Democratic lawmakers from Wisconsin and Indiana who are taking refuge in Illinois.
Wisconsin GOP Pushes For Vote On BudgetWisconsin Assembly Speaker Jeff Fitzgerald (R-Horicon) said Wednesday that he wants a vote by the day’s end on a bill to strip collective bargaining rights from public employees.
No End In Sight For Deadlock In WisconsinThere seems to be no end in sight to the deadlock over the budget bill in Wisconsin that would strip collective bargaining rights from union members.
Quinn Holds Off On Honoring PackersGov. Pat Quinn has decided not to make good on his Bears-Packers bet with the governor of Wisconsin – at least not now.
Chicago Workers Head To Wisconsin For ProtestSome Chicago workers will be joining the protest in Wisconsin, against Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to strip collective bargaining rights from most public employees.