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Walker Wants Mining Bill - NOW!

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Protestors yell outside of the office of Wisconsin State Governor Scott Walker after the signing of the ceremonial bill, after the Republican-controlled House and Senate eliminated almost all collective bargaining for most public workers, at the state Capitol in Madison, Wisconsin March 11, 2011. REUTERS/Darren Hauck
Protestors yell outside of the office of Wisconsin State Governor Scott Walker after the signing of the ceremonial bill, after the Republican-controlled House and Senate eliminated almost all collective bargaining for most public workers, at the state Capitol in Madison, Wisconsin March 11, 2011. REUTERS/Darren Hauck

Duluth, MN (KDAL) - In his State of the State address last night in Madison, Wisconisn Governor Scott Walker called for a new mining reform bill to be on desk this year.  Such a measure could mean a fast track for a porposed iron mining operation in Ashland and Iron Counties in Northern Wisconsin.

The Wisconsin Governor's speech was crowded out by protestors who chanted down his comments from outside the Legislative chambers in the halls of the State Capitol.

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