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Appeals court denies stay in collective bargaining law case

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A gavel sits in the Luke Air Force Base courtroom By U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Grace Lee [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
A gavel sits in the Luke Air Force Base courtroom By U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Grace Lee [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

MADISON, WI (WTAQ) - A state appeals court has rejected a request to stay a Dane County judge's decision that found portions of Governor Walker's collective bargaining law unconstitutional. 

The state had asked the appellate court to put the ruling invalidating portions of Act 10 on hold while it appeals the decision.

The three-judge panel from the 4th District Court of Appeals said it saw no basis to justify blocking the order, which was issued by Dane County Circuit Judge Juan Colas last September. 

The ruling struck down portions of the law by overturning restrictions on collective bargaining for some school and local government workers.

State Department of Justice spokeswoman Dana Brueck said the agency was disappointed the Court of Appeals turned down the request. DOJ could now ask the state Supreme Court to weigh in, although a decision on that has not been made.

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