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Jun 3, 2011

POMMER: Estimates could cost Republicans

The Walker administration has retreated from a bid to force a limited layoff of state-paid prosecutors, but not without a verbal potshot at the previous Democratic administration.

May 5, 2011

Prosecutors reject furloughs, layoffs possible (UPDATE)

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin district attorneys are bracing for a state-mandated work reduction for their assistant prosecutors, with some saying the “idiotic” move could mean crippling delays across the state’s criminal justice system. The state Department of Administration warned hundreds of assistant district attorneys that a 20 percent wo[...]

Apr 12, 2011

State prosecutors could face more furlough days

Prosecutor’s offices throughout Wisconsin are facing the possibility of having to significantly shuffle or delay courts dates if assistant district attorneys are forced to take six additional furlough days by June 30. In a proposal sent to the Association of State Prosecutors on Wednesday, the Office of State Employment Relations requested that members take an […]

Oct 18, 2010

Circuit court faces five weeks of furloughs

The Milwaukee County court system kept its doors open this year thanks to some resourceful budgeting which resulted in only one day in which limited services were available.


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