The Wisconsin Supreme Court has agreed to consider two controversial cases today.
Circuit court judges would be powerless to block laws they find unconstitutional, under a measure that passed the state Assembly last night.
Tuesday night, Assembly Democrats delayed a final vote on a Republican bill that would reduce the power of county judges to block laws that they rule unconstitutional.
Lawyers representing two unions challenging Act 10 say they are happy the case may soon be heading to the state Supreme Court.
Lawyers for two local unions are asking a Dane County judge to prevent the implementation of several provisions of Act 10.
A Dane County Judge has ruled that another lawsuit against Wisconsin's collective bargaining law can proceed.
Lawmakers have sent a bill to the Governor's desk that would let employers avoid layoffs by reducing workers' hours, but it was stripped of a reminder to respect union bargaining agreements.
Voters will go to the polls tomorrow to select a state Superintendent of Public Instruction. The candidates differ on many issues including education funding, voucher expansion, and the state's new math and English curriculum.
Republican Attorney General JB Van Hollen said today that despite an ongoing legal dispute, a circuit court ruling invalidating Wisconsin's collective bargaining law did not apply statewide.
The Janesville teachers union is threatening to sue the school district if the school board does not agree to negotiate new contracts.