Bill Killed? Walker Promised Law Prohibiting Legisition Between 10p-9a

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The GOP-controlled state Assembly’s shameful and possibly illegal action in the middle of the night Thursday to ram through Gov. Scott Walker effort to use the government to take away the rights of Wisconsin workers has hit a number of hurdles — including hundreds of thousands of Wisconsinites who continue to rally across the state.

Turns out the biggest hurdle may be that Walker himself, who vowed not to allow legislation to pass between the hours of 10 p.m. and 9 a.m. Since the Assembly quick-gaveled the bill out of their chamber a few moments after 1 a.m., this would seem to violate Walker’s policy and force Walker to refuse to sign the bill.

ThinkProgress has more:
http://thinkprogress.org/2011/02/25/walker-midnight/

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Scot Ross served as Executive Director of One Wisconsin Now & the Institute from 2007 to 2019.