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2011AP613-LV State of Wisconsin ex rel. Ozanne v. Fitzgerald

Wisconsin Court of Appeals CERTIFICATION CIVIL OPINIONS Open Meetings Budget Repair Bill The legality of the passage of the Budget Repair Bill is certified to the Wisconsin Supreme Court. "This case presents several significant issues involving justiciability and the remedies that are available under Wisconsin's Open Meetings Law, Wis. Stat. ß 19.81 et seq. As we will explain below, we ...

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Assembly takes up bargaining rights measure (UPDATE)

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin lawmakers argued again Thursday over an explosive proposal to strip nearly all collective bargaining rights from the state's public workers, with Democrats offering last-ditch objections before a vote expected to approve the measure and deliver one of the strongest blows to unions in years. Debate began in the ... Subscribe ...

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Budget repair bill could spell doom for state’s chief general counsels (UPDATE)

By Jack Zemlicka A portion of Gov. Scott Walker’s budget repair bill seeks to weaken the job security afforded general counsels in cabinet state agencies. The proposal would shift cabinet agency positions of chief legal counsel, public information officer and legislative liaison from classified to unclassified status. If the bill eventually passes, the change would mean that current ... Subscribe ...

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