Did Act 10 Create Extreme Partisan Divide?

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Did Act 10 Create Extreme Partisan Divide?

By Frederica Freyberg | Here & Now

February 13, 2021

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In 2011, former Republican Governor, Scott Walker, issued a budget repair bill known as Act 10. The Act cut 900-million dollars from funding K-12 schools in Wisconsin and hobbled public employee unions and their coffers. What Walker claimed was a “modest change” ended with a history-making storm of protest at the State Capitol.


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