Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve no doubt heard of the “Wisconsin 14” – the 14 Democratic State Senators who’ve left Wisconsin in order to stand in support of Wisconsin’s public employees and their collective bargaining rights. However, while you may be familiar with the “Wisconsin 14,” you should also familiarize yourself with the “Republican 8.” The “Republican 8” are the 8 Republican State Senators who’ve not only publicly supported Gov. Walker’s plan to bust Wisconsin’s public employee unions by removing their collective bargaining rights and making it more difficult to organize those unions, but are also eligible to be recalled from office immediately:
In 60 days you can take Wisconsin back. It’s that simple.
This morning citizens from around the state took the first steps by filing recall papers against key Republican Senators who have stood with Scott Walker and pushed his partisan power grab that will strip thousands of middle class teachers, nurses, librarians and other workers of their right to collective bargaining. And we learned just last night that their disastrous budget that will cut millions from our schools and universities.
While the folks who support Wisconsin’s public employees have made it clear that they’re very passionate, recalling the “Republican 8” will be a daunting task, as tens of thousands of signatures will need to be collected in each of their senate districts in only 60 days.
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