Wisconsin Governor Does End Run Publishes Collective Barganing Law Takes Affect

Wisconsin Governor  Scott Walker(R) has order the publishing of the new collective bargaining law on Friday so the law would take effect; despite an injunction by a Dane County Judge. From ABC News:

Wisconsin officials couldn’t agree Friday about whether an explosive law taking away nearly all public worker collective bargaining rights was about to take effect after a nonpartisan legislative bureau published it despite a court order blocking implementation.

The head of the Legislative Reference Bureau that made the move Friday afternoon, as well as a nonpartisan attorney for the Legislature, said the action was merely procedural. But Republican legislative leaders, who encouraged the bureau’s action, insisted it meant the law would take effect Saturday.

Gov. Scott Walker’s office, meanwhile, would issue only a vague statement saying simply that the administration planned to carry out the law as required.

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