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Wisconsin governor proposes compromise, Democrats say concessions not enough to end standoff

Published 03/09/2011, Associated Press

E-mails from Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker indicate that he proposed a compromise Sunday night that would allow public workers to bargain over their salaries with no limit — a change from his original plan that banned negotiated salary increases beyond inflation. He further softened his stance by agreeing to let collective bargaining to stay in place on mandatory overtime, performance bonuses, hazardous duty pay and classroom size for teachers.

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