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Republicans ask justices to act in union case

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TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Attorneys for Republican lawmakers asked the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Monday to overturn a judge’s order blocking the state’s polarizing union rights law, while Democrats urged the justices to uphold the ...

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DOJ asks court to lift ban on union law 


By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — State attorneys asked the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Friday to immediately vacate a Madison judge’s decision striking down Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s contentious collective bargaining law. Judge Maryann Sumi invalidated the ...

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Attorneys ask judge to toss union lawsuit

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — State attorneys have asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging Gov. Scott Walker’s contentious collective bargaining law. Democratic Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne alleges Republican lawmakers violated Wisconsin’s open meetings law during debate on ...

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Election results show a state divided

Wisconsin voters sent Republican Gov. Scott Walker a clear message about their unhappiness with his muscling through a law restricting union rights by sending a once runaway state Supreme Court race toward a near-certain recount and filling the governor's former post with a Democrat.

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Governor halts plans to implement union law

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TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin judge on Thursday did what thousands of pro-union protesters and boycotting Democratic lawmakers couldn’t, forcing Republican Gov. Scott Walker to halt plans to implement a law ...

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Judge halts implementation of bargaining law 


By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The showdown over Wisconsin’s explosive union bargaining law shifted from the Statehouse back to the courthouse on Tuesday, but it remained unclear when or even whether the measure would take effect. ...

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Appeals Court rejects DOJ request in union case

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A state Justice Department attorney tells a judge a district attorney hasn’t properly brought a lawsuit challenging the state’s contentious collective bargaining law. Dane County Circuit Judge Maryann Sumi called a hearing Tuesday to weigh District ...

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Judge weighs whether union law took effect (UPDATE)

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin judge weighed arguments Tuesday about whether an order she issued intended to temporarily block the state’s divisive new collective bargaining law was still in place, or whether Republican leaders ...

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