Tag: Wisconsin

Wisconsin Stops Removing Union Dues From Employees Checks

-By Warner Todd Huston Pursuant to Governor Scott Walker’s new rules, as of Monday the State of Wisconsin is no longer taking union dues out of the paychecks of government workers. The state is also charging more for these employee’s healthcare and pensions. Even though there is still a question open of a compromised judge’s... Read more »

Wisconsin Judge Maryann Sumi & Her (SEIU, AFL-CIO) Political Operative Son

-By LaborUnionReport.com There’s nothing like a judge’s love for her son to cloud her otherwise-cloudy judgment. On Friday, unions scored a temporary victory to maintain their ability to collect union dues from Wisconsin public employees when Judge Maryann Sumi (the same judge who refused to order striking teachers back to work in February) issued a... Read more »

Union Thugs Attack Petition Worker, Destroys Petitions

-By Warner Todd Huston From Joe Schoffstall we find yet another example of the way unions and Democrats use thug tactics to force their way on those around them, yet one more example of how Democrats and union thugs don’t care about democracy or the American system when it comes to their ill-gotten gains and... Read more »
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We Won Wisconsin - But the Fight Goes On

-By Warner Todd Huston We may have won a small victory in Wisconsin with the brave work of Governor Scott Walker and his state’s Republican leadership but there is a greater battle looming. There is a bigger crisis coming for the states as the major troubles of pensions/unfunded liabilities/debts come to a head and the... Read more »

Indoctrination U: Union Thugs Using Kids As Shields in Wisconsin

-By Warner Todd Huston Ann Althouse has been one of the leading bloggers chronicling the union thugs that have infested Wisconsin over the last few weeks and yesterday she did it again. With her trusty video camera in hand, Althouse found some Wisconsin “teachers” leading little children in protest chants at the State Capitol at... Read more »

Union Violence and Death Threats Continue

-By Warner Todd Huston A few stories around the web concerning the union thugs in Wisconsin. In Fond Du Lac, Wis. (just north of Milwaukee) a few GOP lawmakers had to skip the Saint Paddy’s Day parade because of death threats issued by union scumbags. So much for the Democrat’s “new tone.” “We’ve taken them... Read more »
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Senator Ron Johnson on The Budget and the Debate in Wisconsin

-By Warner Todd Huston Recently I was part of a conference call with Senator Ron Johnson (R, Wis). Johnson is a member of the GOP wave that over took Washington in the 2010 midterms. In a surprise to many, Johnson defeated long-time Wisconsin Senator, Democrat Russ Feingold. My first question was one that I have... Read more »

In Face of Death Threats, Wisc. GOP Passes Curb on Unions

-By Warner Todd Huston Last night we reported that the Wisconsin State Senate separated from the budget bill the curbs on government unions that Governor Scott Walker campaigned on achieving and passed it out of committee for a vote by the full Senate. Today, in a smashing success for Wisconsin Republicans, the senate voted on... Read more »

Union Abuses in Wisconsin

From the office of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker… Madison– Today Governor Walker’s office released more specific examples and new details to show how collective bargaining fiscally impacts government and how reforming collective bargaining can improve government. A Year’s Worth of Pay for 30 Days of Work Under the Green Bay School District’s collectively bargained Emeritus... Read more »
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Republicans In Wisc. Pass Curbs on Gov't Unions

-By Warner Todd Huston After all the huffing and puffing, we find that Wisconsin’s Republicans have a spine after all. They have taken a step that they have many times threatened and divvied up the budget bill with the provisions to scale back some of the collective bargaining “rights” once had by the state’s government... Read more »