While Democratic lawmakers remain on the lam, Wisconsin legislators are moving forward with plans to implement Gov. Scott Walker’s budget plan that demands greater worker contributions to pensions and benefits and less collective bargaining power. What have Republicans been able to do without Democrats on the job? Why do Republicans insist on the collective bargaining provision even when union members are agreeing to demands to pay for more of their pensions and benefits? How steep will the political price be for Democrats from competitive districts? And which side are voters on after two weeks of fierce debate? We discuss it all with Wisconsin State Sen. Glenn Grothman.
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