Judge Blocks Wisconsin Union Law

Wisconsin governor Scott Walker's plan to weaken state employee unions hit a legal speed bump today when a judge blocked it—at least temporarily. Dane County Judge Maryann Sumi issued a temporary restraining order barring publication of the new law until she can rule whether Republicans who rushed it through the legislature—while 14 Democratic Senators camped out in Illinois--violated Wisconsin's open meetings law. The judge's ruling is a setback for Walker, whose office issued this...Full Story
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