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BY Tom Burke | Grand Rapids, MI | 3/16/11
150 people protested here, March 15, against Michigan Governor Rick Snyder’s plans to impose extreme budget cuts to health clinics, schools and other social services.
BY Welfare Rights Committee | Minneapolis, MN | 5/07/10
Welfare Rights Committee hails Supreme Court ruling on unallotment, demands legislature take action for poor and working people.
BY Mick Kelly | St. Paul, MN | 7/02/09
More than 50 people rallied in front of the Governor’s Mansion here, June 30 to slam Governor Pawlenty’s plan to cut hundreds of millions from health care, education, local government aid and human services.
BY Kosta Harlan | Raleigh, NC | 6/21/09
“We’re in the middle of an historic crisis,” the president of the North Carolina Public Sector Workers Union (UE 150), Angaza Laughinghouse, told Fight Back!.
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 4/16/09
Fifty protesters gathered on tax day, April 15, on the front steps of the Minnesota state capitol building to demand state government tax the rich and not balance the state budget on the backs of working and low-income people.
BY staff | UIC | 3/27/09
As reported by Fight Back News Service on March 20, workers in the Patient Access department at UIC were locked out of their workplace for wearing t-shirts that opposed a recent decision to nearly double their workloads.
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 3/23/09
The first legislative hearing on the Minnesota People’s Bail Out Act (House File 626) was held in the Minnesota House Labor and Consumer Protection Division Committee, March 20.
BY Joe Iosbaker | UIC | 3/23/09
On March 20, starting at 7:00 a.m., 44 customer service representatives began to arrive at the Patient Access department at the UIC (University of Illinois - Chicago) Medical Center wearing matching purple t-shirts.
BY Kosta Harlan | Raleigh, NC | 2/22/09
Over 4000 people, the majority African American, marched in downtown Raleigh, Feb. 14, in a show of force organized by the North Carolina NAACP.
BY staff | Minnesota | 1/02/09
A broad coalition has formed to demand that the Minnesota legislature take concrete steps to protect low-income and working Minnesotans from the effects of the snowballing economic crisis.
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