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Let Them Eat Brats: The Wisconsin Way to Legislative Unity

Legislators from both sides of the aisle gathered at the Governor’s Mansion on Tuesday for an afternoon brat cook-out designed to promote unity and heal divisions after a very contentious legislative session and recall election. Dubbed the “Beer and Brat Summit,” the event was announced during Governor’s victory speech after last week’s election and was […]

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Hoodie Rally Remembers Bo Morrison and Trayvon Martin

Several hundred people wearing hoodies gathered at the Wisconsin Capitol Saturday to show their support for two young men, whose recent deaths highlight the flaws in “Shoot first, question later” legislation adopted in the last few years in several states. Both laws mirror ALEC model legislation backed by the NRA, and similar laws are now […]

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Pocan, Risser call for reversal of collective bargaining ban for public sector unions

March 8, 2012 by WCMC Today Rep. Mark Pocan and Sen. Fred Risser announced plans to restore collective bargaining rights.  The Collective Bargaining Restoration Act (Assembly Bill 338/Senate Bill 233) would repeal the anti-union provisions passed with Wisconsin Act 10 one year ago.   “The Republican attack on our public employees is the single most […]

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