Wisconsin Republicans Push Through Agenda Before RecallsPlay
Wisconsin Republican lawmakers are scrambling to push through the legislature several years' worth of conservative agenda items before recall elections next month threaten to end their control of state government.
The GOP is working to pass measures such as legalizing concealed weapons, expanding school vouchers and requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls.
Mary Spicuzza of the Wisconsin State Journal tells us that Republicans are in danger of losing control of the state Senate because of a backlash against the controversial measure to strip some public unions of collective bargaining rights.
- Wisconsin State Journal: As voter ID bill heads toward passage, the only certainty is a high price tag
This segment aired on May 11, 2011.