articles tagged "Act 10"

Constitutionality of Act 10

Wednesday, 20 November 2013 | A Public Affair
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Debate swirling ar ound Act 10 in the Wisconsin Supreme Court has been all over the news lately. So what elements of Act 10 that could be considered unconstitutional? Find out on this edition of A Public Affair! more »

Ozanne Running For Attorney General

Friday, 8 November 2013 | ioby
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In Our Backyard producer Dylan Brogan asks Ismael Ozanne about the issues he’ll focus on if elected and about being labeled an “extreme partisan” by the Republican Party of Wisconsin. more »

State Lobbying Drops Since Act 10

Tuesday, 17 September 2013 | ioby
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Lobbyists are spending less money and time persuading lawmakers since Act 10 was enacted. more »

Another Lawsuit Filed Against Act 10

Tuesday, 13 November 2012 | Molly Stentz

On Tuesday, a union representing state police officers filed a lawsuit against Governor Walker. They charge that Act 10, the law which stripped most – but not all – public employees of their union rights, violates the state’s constitution. Molly Stentz has the story for Free Speech Radio News.   Listen here:   http://fsrn.org/audio/wisconsin-police-officers-challenge-state-law-over-union-rights/11178 more »

Split Show: Act 10 Developments and Unrest in the Middle East

Monday, 17 September 2012 | A Public Affair
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On Monday September 17th, John Quinlan hosted a split show updating listeners on weekend events here in Wisconsin as well as globally. During the first half, John interviewed Sharif Abdel Kouddous, an American journalist and Cairo correspondent for Democracy Now! about the recent unrest in the Middle East. During the second half of the program, John talked with lawyer Tamara Packard who analyzed new developments in the landmark legal decision which ruled unconstitutional many of the anti-Union pieces of Walker’s Act 10 Legislation. On Thursday September 13th, Democracy Now! correspondent Juan Gonzalez, covering the unrest in Egypt and the Middle East, reported: “Violent protests continue in the Middle East over an American-made film considered blasphemous to Islam. …. more »

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