Dane County Circuit Judge Maryann Sumi halts Assistant Attorney General Maria Lazar's opening remarks during a hearing at the Dane County Courthouse in Madison, Wis., Tuesday, March 29, 2011. With Republican Gov. Scott Walker's administration insisting a new law eliminating most of state workers' collective bargaining rights had gone into effect and other state and municipal leaders disputing that, many were looking to today's court hearing for some kind of clarity. (AP Photo/Michael P. King, Pool)
Collective bargaining battle continues in Wisconsin
by Cathy Wurzer
, Minnesota Public Radio
March 30, 2011
The battle over a new Wisconsin law that strips most public workers of their collective bargaining rights continues. And it's getting pretty complicated. Governor Scott Walker signed the bill into law, but a court order is blocking it from going into effect.
MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Patrick Marley about the legal struggle over the new law.
Cathy Wurzer is the host of Morning Edition for MPR News.