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Governor halts plans to implement union law 


By SCOTT BAUER and ?TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin judge on Thursday did what thousands of pro-union protesters and boycotting Democratic lawmakers couldn’t, forcing Republican Gov. Scott Walker to halt plans to implement a law ...

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Search for waste yields complaints

By James Briggs Nearly three months into Gov. Scott Walker’s tenure, some lawmakers and state workers are declaring the governor’s attempt to identify wasteful spending a failure. Walker in January established the Commission on Waste Fraud and Abuse intended, in ...

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DOA Secretary Mike Huebsch calls Wisconsin recycling mandate unnecessary

Facing questions Tuesday from the Joint Committee on Finance, state Department of Administration Secretary Mike Huebsch said Wisconsin’s recycling mandate is no longer necessary. Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed budget would eliminate the mandate, allowing municipalities to decide whether or not ...

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Fight over union law heads to court 
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By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s administration insists a new law eliminating most collective bargaining rights for state employees has gone into effect. Other state and municipal leaders who dispute that are looking ...

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