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Remember Scott Walker: Michelle Obama Rally Serves as Reminder of Last Time Wisconsin Slept at Midterms

 Remember Scott Walker: Michelle Obama Rally Serves as Reminder of Last Time Wisconsin Slept at Midterms
First Lady Michelle Obama was in Milwaukee on Monday at a campaign rally for Democratic candidate for governor, Mary Burke, urging Dems to snap out of it and catch Midterm Fever! *jazz hands*
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State Subsidized Companies That Then Outsourced Jobs at Center of WI Gubernatorial Race

State Subsidized Companies That Then Outsourced Jobs at Center of WI Gubernatorial Race
As the Wisconsin gubernatorial race heats up, outsourcing is becoming an increasingly hot topic. Now, revelations about companies receiving tax incentives only to outsource jobs at a later date are turning up the heat further: "In the last decade, at least 25 companies with Wisconsin operations have both been awarded state funding and outsourced jobs, according to a State Journal review."
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WI Gov Walker's Opponent Promises to Repeal Parts of His Signature Anti-Union Legislation

WI Gov Walker's Opponent Promises to Repeal Parts of His Signature Anti-Union Legislation
With the Wisconsin gubernatorial race inching ever closer, Democratic challenger Mary Burke ramped up her rhetoric regarding Act 10 last weekend, incumbent Governor Walker’s signature legislation which stripped collective bargaining rights from a majority of the state’s public sector union workforce. With the issue still very much a part of Wisconsin’s political conversation, Burke has revealed what she would change — and what she would keep — about Act 10.
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In Post-Acr 10 Wisconsin, Madison Teachers Receive Whopping 0.25% Raise

In Post-Acr 10 Wisconsin, Madison Teachers Receive Whopping 0.25% Raise
In their continuing fight for post-Act 10 rights, Madison Teachers Inc. has ratified a contract with the Madison Metropolitan School board for 2015-2016. Both the board and the teachers wanted to get the deal in place before the State Supreme Court rules on the union’s complaint over local bargaining rights. The contract will give the teachers a 0.25 percent raise.
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Trek CEO Mary Burke Announces Candidacy for WI Gov; GOP Promptly Purchases MaryBurke.com

Trek CEO Mary Burke Announces Candidacy for WI Gov; GOP Promptly Purchases MaryBurke.com
The Democrats may have a formidable opponent to Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker in the next election. But Mary Burke will have to overcome a well-oiled, Republican smear machine.
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