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Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen Releases Statement Regarding Decision in Madison Teachers, Inc., et al. v. Scott Walker, et al.

 

MADISON — Following yesterday’s decision by the Hon. Juan Colas, Dane County Circuit Court Branch 10, in the case of Madison Teachers, Inc., et al. v. Scott Walker, et al., which declared portions of Act 10 unconstitutional, Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen released the following statement:

 

"We believe that Act 10 is constitutional in all respects and will be appealing this decision.  We also will be seeking a stay of Friday's decision pending appeal in order to allow the law to continue in effect as it has for more than a year while the appellate courts address the legal issues."