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  Are public employee unions to blame for states’ budget woes?

Governors from across the country say that public union workers’ salaries and benefits are wreaking havoc with their state budgets. But are state workers really to blame for the economic plight of states?

What to do about the states’ budget crises?
Public sector workers are a 'privileged new class,' says billionaire

A tale of two union disputes

If it weren’t for renegade senators, a pugnacious governor and ongoing protests, the biggest labor story in the country would certainly be the NFL.


  Greg Wawro on ‘filibuster by flight’ in Wisconsin and Indiana

Jon Meacham talks to Professor Gregory Wawro of Columbia University about the controversial political tactics being used by legislators in Wisconsin and Indiana to avoid being forced to vote on legislation cutting benefits and collective bargaining rights for public employee unions.

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