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The protests began in response to [http://legis.wisconsin.gov/2011/data/JR1AB-11.pdf Assembly Bill 11], which was introduced by the [[Assembly Organization Committee, Wisconsin Assembly| Committee on Assembly Organization]] to help ease the state's $136.7 <ref>[http://maciverinstitute.com/2011/02/wisconsin-deficit-woes-mount/ ''MacIver Institute,'' Wisconsin Deficit Woes Mount, 8 Feb. 2011]</ref> million budget crisis. The bill attempts to chip away at the deficit by dealing with state finances, and limiting collective bargaining rights, compensation and fringe benefits of public employees. <ref name=bill>[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/2011/data/JR1AB-11.pdf ''Wisconsin.gov,''  ASSEMBLY BILL 11, accessed 17 Feb. 2011]</ref>  
 
The protests began in response to [http://legis.wisconsin.gov/2011/data/JR1AB-11.pdf Assembly Bill 11], which was introduced by the [[Assembly Organization Committee, Wisconsin Assembly| Committee on Assembly Organization]] to help ease the state's $136.7 <ref>[http://maciverinstitute.com/2011/02/wisconsin-deficit-woes-mount/ ''MacIver Institute,'' Wisconsin Deficit Woes Mount, 8 Feb. 2011]</ref> million budget crisis. The bill attempts to chip away at the deficit by dealing with state finances, and limiting collective bargaining rights, compensation and fringe benefits of public employees. <ref name=bill>[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/2011/data/JR1AB-11.pdf ''Wisconsin.gov,''  ASSEMBLY BILL 11, accessed 17 Feb. 2011]</ref>  
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Revision as of 11:44, 18 February 2011

Union protests in Madison, Wisconsin over Gov. Scott Walker's Budget Repair Bill began at the state capitol in Madison, Wisconsin on Tuesday, February 16.

The protests began in response to Assembly Bill 11, which was introduced by the Committee on Assembly Organization to help ease the state's $136.7 [1] million budget crisis. The bill attempts to chip away at the deficit by dealing with state finances, and limiting collective bargaining rights, compensation and fringe benefits of public employees. [2]

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