Tag Archives: Act 10

UPDATED President Walker Primer: 4 things you should know about Scott Walker before it’s too late

Since this story was first published in February, Scott Walker has continued the patterns of deceit, corruption, and vindictiveness described in the original article. Most noticeable is his failed effort to enact what would have amounted to a “Wisconsin State Secrets Act,” and his subsequent clumsy attempts to deny responsibility.

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Scott Walker says destroying nurses’ unions in 2011 prepared him to take on Putin

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Scott Walker says busting teachers’ unions will have jihadists quivering in fear

   

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Scott Walker and the Morality of Work

September 10, 2013  By Mike Hobbes On March 12, 2011, the day 14 Wisconsin Democrats returned to the State Capitol from their now infamous escape to Illinois, Senate Majority leader Scott Fitzgerald said of them, “Today the most shameful 14 people in the state of Wisconsin are going to pat themselves on the back and […]

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Remembering March 9, 2011

March 9, 2012 by Michael Matheson [Two years ago today, Sen. Scott Fitzgerald (R-13) and the State Republicans held a last-minute session to remove the union busting portion of Walker’s controversial budget bill and pass it as the separate Act 10. Introduced the month before, the budget bill was so draconian that the 14 Democrats […]

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Why Didn’t Walker Exempt ALL Police Agencies From Provisions of Act 10?

_______________________________________________________________________________ Walker: “Well, we’re going to start in a couple weeks with our budget adjustment bill… The first step is, we’re going to deal with collective bargaining for all public employee unions, because you use divide and conquer.” _______________________________________________________________________________ The following is a letter written by a Wisconsin law enforcement officer who wishes to remain […]

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Scott Walker’s Stealth Bomb: Act 21

April 27, 2012 By Timothy Riley On the day after the Packers won the Super Bowl in January 2011 our current Governor gathered his inner circle to announce his intention to “drop the bomb.” The bomb was, of course, Act 10, which repealed the collective bargaining rights of public sector employees. During the course of […]

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Wisconsin “Citizens United”

On Friday March 30, 2012, Federal District Judge William M. Conley struck down key provisions of Governor Scott Walker’s marquee legislation, WI Act 10, which stripped public workers across the State of Wisconsin of their right to collectively bargain. Although Judge Conley ruled that the State was within it’s right to deny public workers their […]

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2012: Walker’s Year of the Veteran or TEAhadist Attack on Democracy?

In December, 2011, Tea Party Governor Scott Walker declared 2012 to be Wisconsin’s Year of the Veteran. Ironic given his past dealings concerning WI veterans over the years both as Milwaukee County Executive and Governor of WI. His history with WI veterans reads like a strategy, an extremist Christian Crusade to conquer our great state […]

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Large, Diverse Crowd Turns Out to Denounce Walker’s Policies

Madison — The crowd swelled to an estimated 65,000 on Saturday as citizens from across the state gathered on the Capitol Square to condemn Governor Scott Walker for his year of assault on all that Wisconsinites hold dear: Workers rights, education, healthcare, the environment, First Amendment rights, voters rights, public safety, women’s reproductive rights, human […]

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