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  • iMail , News July 3, 2012

    Collective Bargaining: American to the Core

    Freedom of Speech, Freedom of the Press and Freedom of Religion are a few of the inalienable rights celebrated by Americans each year on July 4, Independence Day. To this august list also belongs Freedom of Association. Enshrined in the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, this essential freedom is defined as an individual’s right

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  • iMail , News August 18, 2011

    Victory for Pro-Union Lawmakers in Wisconsin

    Democrats proved triumphant in two recall elections prompted by the Republican Party in the state of Wisconsin. Senators Bob Wirch and Jim Holperin were among the 14 senators who left the state in February in protest of Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to strip state workers’ of their collective bargaining rights. Both lawmakers beat Republican

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  • iMail , News August 11, 2011

    Two GOP Senators Defeated in Wisconsin Recall Effort

    Democratic challengers won two of six GOP State Senate recall elections in Wisconsin. The six recall efforts were in response to GOP Governor Scott Walker and the Republican-controlled legislature’s budget bill that stripped collective bargaining rights of hundreds of thousands of Wisconsin public workers. Wisconsin working families reacted to Walker’s strong-arm tactics with months of

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  • iMail , News August 9, 2011

    Wisconsin Votes Today on Recall Targets

    With control of the state Senate in the balance, Wisconsin voters go to the polls today in an unprecedented recall election that could put the brakes on GOP Gov. Scott Walker’s anti-worker agenda. The six Republicans targeted today are Walker’s closest allies; the ones who steered his move to strip collective bargaining rights from public

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  • iMail , News July 14, 2011

    Wisconsin Recall Effort Still on Track

    The effort to recall six Republican state senators in Wisconsin passed a key test this week when Democratic challengers easily defeated “fake” Democratic opponents in a round of primary elections forced by Republican Party members who filed to run as Democrats. Republicans ran the fake candidates to give the GOP state senators facing recall more

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