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Exodus: Wisconsin Government Workers Abandon Unions in Droves

Greg2653 Wrote: Jun 23, 2012 11:09 AM
Don't you love how Maddow is NOW calling for public financing of elections? Where were all these concerned DEMS in 2008 when Obama was outspending McCain by $500 million?

First, a mea culpa: I'm several weeks late to this story, but it's so significant that I figured I'd adopt a "better late than never" approach and bring this to your attention anyway:

Wisconsin membership in the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees - the state's second-largest public-sector union after the National Education Association, which represents teachers - fell to 28,745 in February from 62,818 in March 2011, according to a person who has viewed Afscme's figures. A spokesman for Afscme declined to comment. Much of that...