• Wis. voters go to polls for recall elections Tuesday
    Voters in six Wisconsin districts go to the polls Tuesday for the first round of Democratic primaries in the state's senate recall elections.July 11, 2011
  • Report: Wis. Capitol protests could've been handled better
    Wisconsin officials did not properly plan for the massive protests inside and outside the Capitol last winter and communication could have been better, according to a report released Friday.July 9, 2011
  • Court allows Wisconsin's union law to take effect
    The Wisconsin Supreme Court handed Republican Gov. Scott Walker a major victory on Tuesday, ruling that a polarizing union law could take effect that strips most public employees of their collective bargaining rights.June 14, 2011
  • Recall elections certified for 3 Wis. Senate Dems
    All three Democratic state senators targeted for recalls will have to stand for election this summer after the board that oversees elections declined on Wednesday to invalidate petitions circulated against them, even though it found evidence of fraud.June 9, 2011
  • Wis. claims judge exceeded authority in union case
    Conservative justices on the Wisconsin Supreme Court questioned a Madison judge's authority to block the state's polarizing union rights law as they listened Monday to arguments on whether they should rule in a lawsuit challenging the plan.June 6, 2011
  • Recount finds incumbent Prosser wins Wis. Supreme Court seat
    The recount began on April 27 and finally ended on Friday afternoon. It found Prosser had 752,697 votes compared with Kloppenburg's 745,691.May 20, 2011
  • Repairs to Wisconsin Capitol cost about $270K
    Protests at the Wisconsin Capitol over public workers' collective bargaining rights cost more than $7.8 million for police, and damage to the Capitol will cost about $270,000 to repair, a state official said.May 13, 2011
  • Walker declares Wis. 'State Employee Recognition Day'
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has proclaimed Wednesday "State Employee Recognition Day," weeks after pushing a bill that would strip most of those workers of their collective bargaining rights.May 4, 2011
  • Recall election divides Wis. Senate district
    Republican Sen. Sheila Harsdorf has served in the Wisconsin Legislature for more than 20 years, and has a reputation as a moderate, but her vote in favor of Gov. Scott Walker's budget bill has divided constituents in a typically red district.May 3, 2011
  • Wis. protests move from the Capitol to the voting booth
    Eight lawmakers -- three Democrats and five Republicans -- will face the electorate in summer recall elections in Wisconsin. One senator in danger of losing his seat is La Crosse Republican Dan Kapanke. Kapanke and his challenger, Rep. Jennifer Shilling, are gearing up for an accelerated race this spring.April 27, 2011
  • Wis. court challenger will seek statewide recount
    Refusing to concede defeat, Wisconsin Supreme Court challenger JoAnne Kloppenburg asked election officials Wednesday for a statewide recount in her flagging upset bid against Justice David Prosser.April 20, 2011
  • Wis. Democrats file petition to recall Sen. Sheila Harsdorf
    Her opponents filed more than 23,000 signatures with elections officials. If the petition is certified by the state, a recall election likely would be scheduled for this summer.April 19, 2011
  • In Wisconsin, efforts to recall senators gain steam
    In the Wisconsin state Senate, as many as 16 senators -- Republicans and Democrats alike -- could face recall elections this year.April 19, 2011
  • Palin: Wis. gov doing the right thing with unions
    Sarah Palin defended Wisconsin's governor at a tea party tax day rally Saturday, telling hundreds of supporters that his polarizing union rights law is designed to save public jobs.April 16, 2011
  • Wisconsin gov: 'Sometimes bipartisanship is not so good'
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker defended his school of union hobbling as a route to fiscal discipline to budget-weary Washington on Thursday, telling a House committee that protracted, nail-biting negotiations in tough economic times can produce inaction and bad policy.April 14, 2011
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