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Wisconsin is poised to become the 25th right-to-work state
Wisconsin is poised to become the 25th right-to-work state

Sometime in the next few weeks, Wisconsin will likely become the 25th state to get a right-to-work law, opposed by organized labor because it eliminates the requirement that workers must pay union fees. For Gov. Scott Walker, who ignited a spate of anti-union activity in recent years and has risen to become a national figure in the Republican Party, the new law is part of a platform that some see as strong enough to carry him to the presidential nomination. Late Wednesday, the state Senate passed the right-to-work measure on a mostly party-line vote of 17 to 15. It now goes to the GOP-controlled Assembly, where it is expected to be passed next week, then on to the desk of Walker, who has...

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