Moments ago, WisconsinReporter.com reported that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has introduced a budget repair proposal that would strip away nearly all collective bargaining rights for most of the state's public employee unions. Under the proposal, unions would only be allowed to collectively bargain over wage increases, which would be capped at the rate of inflation unless voters decided otherwise. The Governor has put the national guard on alert in case the state workers act out in response to this budget change. Read More of the story be clicking here.
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