Wisconsin Democrats Refuse to Move Desks Back Inside State Capitol By Jacob Wheeler | March 3, 2011 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on Labor/Unions Subscribe to Labor/Unions Wisconsin State Assembly member Peter Barcas refused a Capitol official’s request yesterday to move the Democratic representatives’ desks back inside the Wisconsin State Capitol. The minority party had moved their desks outside the “people’s house” after Republican Governor Scott Walker ordered the building locked to demonstrators and workers opposed to his attempt to gut union collective bargaining rights. Video courtesy of LoriCompas. Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.