Walker has been targeted by protesters for nearly a week for negotiating a bill now in the state Senate that would require workers to increase their contributions to pensions and health care coverage, would limit collective bargaining rules and tie raises to inflation. Senate Democrats fled Wisconsin to avoid voting on the legislation.
The Republican governor said that while the state enjoys a lower-than-average unemployment rate -- about 7.5 percent compared to 9 percent nationally -- about 5,000-6,000 state workers and 5,000-6,000 local government workers will find their jobs on the chopping block as the state looks to close a $3.6 billion biennial budget gap.
Is it worth a job?
Answer by jesse123456 at 9:56 PM on Feb. 20, 2011
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Answer by Farmlady09 at 11:28 PM on Feb. 20, 2011
No I don't, if he did it would only make the unions stronger.
They are already strong enough, they already own the president, and the rest of the democrat party.
Answer by Natesmom507 at 12:19 AM on Feb. 21, 2011
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Answer by Anonymous at 7:05 AM on Feb. 21, 2011
Next question overall
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