Wisconsin Republicans Defy Judge’s Order To Publish Union-Busting Law

Posted by | March 25, 2011 22:30 | Filed under: Top Stories

In spite of a judge’s order not to, Wisconsin Republicans published the law stripping public workers of collective bargaining rights.

The move looked certain to stir fresh controversy over the tactics used in efforts to implement and block the measure, which in recent weeks sparked massive demonstrations and brought national attention to Wisconsin.

Republican supporters of the bill said the judge’s temporary restraining order (TRO) on publication had not applied to the Legislative Reference Bureau (LRB), which published the legislation, Wisconsin Act 10, electronically on Friday.

Legal publication of the legislation is required for it to go into effect.

The question now becomes, what will the Democrats do, and what will the judge say?

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By: Alan

Alan Colmes is the publisher of Liberaland.

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