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Wisconsin Collective Bargaining Decision Has Local Governments On Hold

Budgets are due, but nobody knows the rules they're playing by


A Dane County judge's decision to toss out Wisconsin's controversial collective-bargaining law has local governments wondering what's next, and legal experts scratching their heads.

As state Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen on Monday prepared to appeal Dane County Judge Juan Colas' ruling and seek a stay of its effects, local administrators were scrambling for answers.