Wisconsin Budget Repair Bill controversy and recalls collection, 2011-2012

Restrictions

  • COPYRIGHT RESTRICTIONS: Some individual accessions have copyright restrictions which are detailed in the holdings.

Summary

  • Materials collected from the Capitol building in Madison, Wisconsin, and other sources documenting the 2011 budget bill debate and subsequent recall elections. Materials consist of posters, fliers, meeting notices, emails, exhibits, campaign materials, photographs, and ephemera.

Notes

  • The 2011 Wisconsin Act 10, also known as the Wisconsin Budget Repair Bill, was legislation proposed by Republican Governor Scott Walker and passed by the Wisconsin Legislature to address a projected $3.6 billion budget deficit.
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