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The Associated Press March 25, 2011, 6:28PM ET

Wisconsin union law published despite court order

It appears the explosive Wisconsin law stripping nearly all public employee collective bargaining rights could take effect as early as Saturday despite a court order that blocked its publication by the secretary of state.

That's because the nonpartisan Legislative Reference Bureau has published the law instead. The action was noted on the Legislature's website Friday. Publishing a law allows it to take effect.

A judge last week issued a temporary restraining order blocking Secretary of State Doug La Follette from publishing the collective bargaining measure amid court challenges.

But the Reference Bureau says it's required to publish every new law within 10 working days after it's signed. Gov. Scott Walker signed the measure March 11.

Walker's office says Friday that the administration will carry out the law as required.


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