Capitol protesters speak out against budget repair bill


Throughout the week, waves of protesters have surrounded the capitol building in Madison, to demonstrate against Governor Scott Walker’s budget repair bill.Walker wants to scale back collective bargaining for public employees, which he says will prevent massive job layoffs and tax hikes, as well as help fix the state’s budget issues.But that case hasn’t sat well with many of those who have filled the streets, sidewalks, and hallways of the capitol itself.Wisconsin Public Radio’s Teresa Shipley stopped by today’s rally and has this audio postcard.

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