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Progressive group slams Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Labor Day

The progressive group One Wisconsin Now used Labor Day as a chance to blast the “corporate takeover of state government” happening as a result of Governor Scott Walker and the Republican-controlled state legislature. Walker and Republican lawmakers pushed to curb the collective-bargaining rights of public employees earlier this year, eventually…

Democrats hold seats in Wisconsin recall elections

RHINELANDER, Wis (Reuters) – Two Wisconsin Democratic state senators beat back Republican challengers on Tuesday in the last of a series of recall elections triggered by a fight over collective bargaining rights for public sector workers. Both Democrats and Republicans were claiming victory on Tuesday in a series of nine…

Wisconsin Democrats nearly halfway to recalling GOP state senators

Almost half of the signatures needed to recall key Republican Wisconsin state senators have been collected by the Wisconsin Democratic Party. Democrats have collected over 56,000 signatures supporting a recall of eight state senators who aligned themselves with Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s controversial budget repair bill, The Washington Post reported.…

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