Labor led insurgency in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Recalls Under Way: Turnout’s Key
by Mike Hall, Aug 9, 2011. AFL-CIO

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Turnout will be the determining factor today in the six Wisconsin state Senate districts where working family voters have the chance to recall the Walker 6—Gov. Scott Walker’s (R) closest state Senate allies who spearheaded his move to take away the collective bargaining rights of public employees and ram through a budget devastating to working families.

In a massive mobilization effort, more than 12,000 volunteers have made more than a million voter contacts in the six districts and, just this past weekend, We Are Wisconsin volunteers knocked on more than 125,000 doors.

Wisconsin State AFL-CIO President Phil Neuenfeldt says voters “can’t afford to sit this one out.” Continue reading