Senate Democrats Boycott Thursday Vote on Walker’s Budget Plan

by Ben Hoffman

MADISON, WI — Law enforcement officers are searching for Democratic senators boycotting a Senate vote on Gov. Scott Walker’s budget-repair plan Thursday in an attempt to bring the lawmakers to the floor to allow Republicans to move forward with action on the bill.

One Democratic senator said that he believed at least most of the members of his caucus are in another state. At least one, however, Sen. Chris Larson (D-Milwaukee) said he was still in his Capitol office listening to constituents.

In a press conference just off the Senate floor, Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) said that Democrats were “not showing up for work” and that police were searching for them to bring them to the floor.

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Some 35,000 people protested Scott Walker’s plan to destroy government unions. This could mark the beginning of the end of his governorship. 🙂

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2 Comments to “Senate Democrats Boycott Thursday Vote on Walker’s Budget Plan”

  1. most of the members of his caucus are in another state.

    More courageous Leftist Unionistas.

    Cowards!

    The Democrats are shutting down the government!

    This could mark the beginning of the end of his governorship. 🙂

    I’ll betcha a beer that this marks the beginning of the end of public unions.

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