Today at 1PM: WMC Meeting and Protest.

James Buchen (WMC) shakes the hand of Governor Walker January 27 when Special Session Senate Bill 1 was signed. Walker called the bill "Tort Reform". Ralph Nader has long called such legislation "Tort Deform" for stripping rights from plaintiffs.

[I’ll add on an article shortly – for now – the basics]

Today, Wednesday, February 23 · 12:00pm – 5:30pm

Protest of WMC’s “Business Day in Madison”

Location – Monona Terrace entrance

Schedule – Picketing: 12PM – 1PM  – – – Rally 4:30PM-5:30PM

“Who is responsible for Scott Walker’s attacks on public education, public services, public sector workers, and the right to vote? His corporate backers, Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce (WMC). Join us in the growing “Wisconsin Wave” of resistance to austerity and corporatization.”

Sponsor: Wisconsin WAVE. See their facebook page.

On January 11th, labor and community groups gathered at the State Capitol to express opposition to Special Session Senate Bill 1/ Assembly Bill 1 (SB 1/AB 1).