NJ Gov. Chris Christie heading to Wis. to support Walker

GREEN BAY (AP) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expected in Wisconsin to campaign for fellow Republican Gov. Scott Walker.

Christie will first be visiting Green Bay for a luncheon with Walker and supporters Tuesday. He's then going to the landscaping company, KEI Enterprises, in a Milwaukee suburb.

Walker is facing a recall election that has become a national showdown over union rights. Walker's decision to eliminate most collective-bargaining rights for public employee unions ignited a political war that has left Wisconsin as polarized as any state in the country. The primary is May 8 and the general recall election is June 5.

In New Jersey, Christie has picked a protracted fight with the public teachers union and has forced pension and health care concessions from union workers through legislation

Related stories:

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,294 other followers