Skip to comments.Madison protests cost WI taxpayers millions
Posted on 04/20/2011 1:22:56 PM PDT by Justaham
The tab to keep Madison operating through the weeks of union attempts to shut down the legislature has yet to be calculated entirely, but it has already run into the millions, according to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. The bill from the Department of Natural Resources alone for its personnel topped $350,000, and the parking tab for police to park their vehicles approached $100,000:
The state Department of Administration is still tallying up the expenses run up by law enforcement agencies and other departments during the weeks of protests at the Capitol.
For many days on end, there were hundreds of law enforcement officers on duty inside and outside the building. The cost of policing is already in the millions of dollars.
The spokeswoman provided some details on two contracts. One involved a contract worth as much as $2 million to provide miscellaneous services, including food, to county and municipal law enforcement and support staff.
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The state should send bills to the unions, and tell them to pay up.
Fire a couple union members- that oughta even things out...
Fire a couple of union members- that oughta even things out...
And if they refuse, appeal to their kneecaps (speaking of taking a lesson from the unions.)
Send the bill to union leaders.
What you should have done in the first place....
Throw their liberal a$$e$ in the juzcao..
The libs in Milwaukee are all spamming online forums saying that Walker should be held responsible, because he caused the union reaction (by advocating for taxpayers, not union goons).
These people are truly the scum of the earth.
Why doesn’t the LSM report this stuff-—and PROMINENTLY?
If a Tea Party did so much as knock over a potted plant it would be a national crisis in the press. But those union scumbuckets can run amok and do millions of dollars in damage and the news is suppressed.
No give this bill to the city of Madison , if the police department did their job this would of never got out of hand ,
Send the bill to the OUT-OF-STATE union goons! The Michigan Education Association to start with.
Huh? Did you mean "hoosegow"?