Wisconsin's lead, Ohio's Republican-controlled Legislature passed a bill last
week curbing the power of public employee unions. The Ohio measure - SB 5 -
actually goes further than the one in Wisconsin by not exempting police
officers and firefighters from its provisions.
Days after Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) signed the
bill that had cast Madison into a state of chaos for weeks, the battle over
public employee union power shifted to the state's courts. And the workers won
the first skirmish, when Dane County Circuit Judge Maryann Sumi issued a