February 22, 2011
Lovesta Banks, center, and other protesters watch television monitors of Assembly hearings going on Tuesday inside the state Capitol in Madison, Wis. Opponents to Gov. Scott Walker’s bill to eliminate collective bargaining rights for many state workers are taking part in their eighth day of protesting.
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With their Senate colleagues still in hiding, Democrats in the Wisconsin Assembly began introducing a barrage of 100 amendments Tuesday to try to stymie the Republican governor’s plan to strip unionized public employees of most of their bargaining rights.