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Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds Act 10 in 5-2 ruling

host.madison.com — More than three years after its passage sparked massive protests that jammed the Capitol Square, the state Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of a divisive state law that sharply curtailed the collective bargaining rights of most public workers. In a 5-2 decision, the court said that public workers in Wisconsin do not have a constitutional right to bargain collectively.
Jul 31, 2014

Madison schools spokeswoman says contracts through 2015-16 on solid legal ground: ow.ly/zNpUb #wipolitics

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RT @greenhousenyt: Breaking: Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds Scott Walker's law that curbs public sector collective bargaining. host.madison.com/wsj/news/local…

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What does today's ruling mean for the city's, county's and school district's post-Act 10 contracts? No word yet. host.madison.com/wsj/news/local…

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And @DaneCoJoe says Dane Co talking to its lawyers; no word yet from @mmsdnews ow.ly/zNdGG

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In wake of Act 10 ruling, @RickEsenberg says lawsuits likely over contract extensions in Madison, Dane, Mad schools: ow.ly/zNd9Y

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Live blog: Supreme Court upholds Act 10, voter ID, domestic partner registry

host.madison.com — Live updates from the state's high court, which today upheld Act 10, voter ID and the domestic partner registry.
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Live blog: Supreme Court upholds Act 10, voter ID, domestic partner registry: bit.ly/1qNdoI7 via @madisondotcom

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Join our live blog on the Act 10 ruling -- questions? comments? ow.ly/zN7I8

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Join our live blog now on the state Supreme Court decisions in Act 10, voter ID, domestic partner registry: ow.ly/zN3zT

In 5-2 ruling, Supreme Court issues final word on Act 10

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MT @DaneCountyNews: Dane Co, Madison schools and city of Madison have post-contract plans under Act 10 . ow.ly/zNvYj #wipolitics

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RT @DaneCountyNews: Dane County employee contracts may be "on the bubble" after ruling on Act 10. ow.ly/zN8fu #wipolitics #wiunion #wiright #Act10

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Madison schools officials have already talked to MTI about creating a post-contract "handbook"L ow.ly/zNvcz #wipolitics

High court unanimously upholds Wisconsin domestic partner registry

host.madison.com — The Wisconsin Supreme Court has upheld the state's domestic partnership registry, a decision that may have blunted impact as the state's constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage faces a challenge likely headed to the U.S. Supreme Court. In a unanimous decision written by Justice N.
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Crooks cites GOP lawmakers' statements to find domestic partnership registry legal: ow.ly/zN7m1 #wipolitics

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Wisconsin Supreme Court unanimously upholds domestic partnership registry. host.madison.com/wsj/news/local…

Madison gets tweaked in Emily Gould's 'Friendship'

host.madison.com — "The worst thing about Madison - and there were many things competing for the title - was that Bev was forced to take up jogging." And with that, Emily Gould writes off an entire city of potential readers for her first novel, "Friendship." How dare she paint our fair city with such a broad brush!

UW animal research oversight committees strive for consensus

host.madison.com — Craig Berridge, a behavioral neuroscientist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is comfortable with the scrutiny given animal research on campus. "Animal research is a heavily regulated and overseen process," says Berridge, who studies the brain mechanisms of rats.
Jul 31, 2014

Weird to see past IACUC chair complain "too little explicit discussion of ethics". Chair can explicitly raise ethics! host.madison.com/ct/uw-animal-r…

Video: Superintendent Jennifer Cheatham reacts to Act 10 ruling

host.madison.com — Jennifer Cheatham, superintendent of the Madison School District, reacts to Thursday's Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling upholding Act 10. She was speaking with the Wisconsin State Journal editorial board.
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Video: Superintendent Jennifer Cheatham reacts to Act 10 ruling: bit.ly/UOqhT8 via @madisondotcom

Property Trax: Dane County's June foreclosure-related home sales down to 1 in 10

host.madison.com — In another positive measure for the recovering housing market, homes in or near foreclosure made up a bit more than 10 percent of Dane County sales in June, well down from an estimated 17.2 percent in June 2013.
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RT @MadBiz: Property Trax: Dane County's June foreclosure-related home sales down to 1 in 10 dlvr.it/6TY6Rk

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RT @WiStateJournal: Property Trax: Dane County's June foreclosure-related home sales down to 1 in 10 dlvr.it/6TY7BT

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Fewer bargain sales for buyers in Dane County housing market as active listings, distressed properties both decline.bit.ly/1nWYEUQ

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Check out the Wisconsin State Journal's live blog on today's state Supreme Court rulings. host-dot-madison-dot-com.bloxcms.com/users/login/?s…

Read the decision upholding Act 10