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Anxious engineers await budget’s fate

By James Briggs State workers again are facing uncertainty as measures originally passed in March to eliminate collective bargaining rights are set to become law. After the state Supreme Court‘s ruling in favor of Gov. Scott Walker’s bill, Department of ...

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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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Unions rally to fight budget repair bill (PHOTO SLIDE SHOW)

By James Briggs Feeling backed into a corner by Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal to eliminate collective bargaining rights for public employees, thousands of public and private union workers filled the state Capitol and surrounded the square Tuesday. Those who arrived ...

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Wisconsin engineers file lawsuit against state (UPDATE)

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press Writer MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A state union bargaining unit representing about 1,100 engineers filed a lawsuit against the state Tuesday seeking to stop temporary layoffs. The union argued in the lawsuit filed in Dane ...

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