Behind the Headline: Scott Walker Makes 57 Vetoes, Signs $68 Billion Wisconsin Budget

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel| 6/30/13

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Limits on Collective Bargaining
Education Next |Fall 2013

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker the state”s 2013-2015 budget bill on Sunday after exercising his “partial veto” power to strike 57 words and phrases from the budget. Walker made headlines across the nation in 2011, when the newly elected governor introduced a state budget “repair bill” that aimed to reduce a large deficit by by limiting collective bargaining for certain public-sector employees. An article in the Fall 2013 issue of Education Next looks at the impact of Wisconsin”s collective bargaining reform on school districts.

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