• Judge dismisses lawsuit challenging Wis. union law
    A judge has dismissed one of three lawsuits filed challenging Wisconsin's divisive law restricting collective bargaining rights for public workers.April 14, 2011
  • Corrected vote total gives incumbent justice big lead in Wisconsin
    Predominantly GOP county's clerk announced she had incorrectly entered vote totals in the race seen as a referendum on Republican Gov. Scott Walker's divisive union rights law.April 7, 2011
  • Wis. gov reverses appointment criticized by Dems
    Wisconsin's Republican Gov. Scott Walker has reversed the promotion of a 27-year-old son of a lobbyist whose appointment to an $81,500 administration job sparked cronyism claims by Democrats.April 5, 2011
  • Wisconsin labor battle: Today's vote
    Ordinarily, few people would pay attention to a Supreme Court election in one state. But today's election in Wisconsin could be pivotal in the fight between Gov. Scott Walker and organized labor.Midmorning, April 5, 2011
  • Wis. union law likely on hold for 2 months
    A Wisconsin judge says she's keeping in place her restraining order preventing a law stripping most public workers of most of their collective bargaining rights from going into effect while she considers the legal challenge to the law.April 1, 2011
  • Wis. judge to look at how anti-union law was passed
    Having declared that Wisconsin's divisive union law isn't really a law yet, a judge was set to return to one of the underlying questions dogging the measure - whether Republicans violated the state's open meetings law during the frenzied run-up to passage.April 1, 2011
  • Wis. judge makes her order to halt anti-union law 'crystal clear'
    A Wisconsin judge for the second time directed the state to put on hold an explosive law that strips most public workers of nearly all their union bargaining rights, ordering officials on Tuesday to follow her original instructions to stand down.March 29, 2011
  • Wisconsin anti-union law published despite court order
    Wisconsin Republicans insist that the anti-union law that sparked weeks of protests at the state Capitol and that is being challenged in court takes effect Saturday because a state office decided to post it online.March 25, 2011
  • Wisconsin court race turns into a political dogfight
    In Wisconsin, the contentious fight over bargaining rights for public employees appears to be headed to the state Supreme Court.March 24, 2011
  • Labor in full roar again, but it's not the same
    In the bitter aftermath of a showdown with Wisconsin's governor, and as other states move to weaken public employee bargaining rights, unions and their allies dare to hope they can turn rage into revival.March 20, 2011
  • Wis. governor releases e-mails from bill detractors, supporters
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker released to The Associated Press on Friday tens of thousands of e-mails he received in the days after introducing his plan to strip public workers of nearly all their collective bargaining rights.March 18, 2011
  • Wis. DA files lawsuit challenging anti-union law
    A Wisconsin prosecutor has filed a lawsuit accusing Republicans of violating the open meetings law when they made changes to Gov. Scott Walker's plan to restrict public sector collective bargaining.March 16, 2011
  • Wisconsin unions rush to get deals in place
    School boards and local governments across Wisconsin are rushing to reach agreements with unions before a new law takes effect that will remove their ability to collectively bargain over nearly all issues other than minimal salary increases.March 14, 2011
  • Wis. labor protesters say next fight at the polls
    Clogging the Wisconsin Capitol grounds and screaming angry chants, tens of thousands of undaunted pro-labor protesters descended on Madison again Saturday and vowed to focus on future elections now that contentious cuts to public worker union rights have become law.March 12, 2011
  • Despite campaign promises, Obama shies away from union protests
    Union leaders urged Vice President Joe Biden during a White House meeting last month to go to Wisconsin and rally the faithful in their fight against Gov. Scott Walker's move to curtail collective bargaining rights for most public employees.March 12, 2011
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