Saturday November 27, 2021
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BY Kim DeFranco | St. Paul, MN | 5/15/11
On May 11, members of ADAPT Minnesota and up to 20 of their supporters challenged politicians to not accept any of the Republicans’ health and human services cuts to people with disabilities.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 5/14/11
In a press conference held May 13, City College faculty and students joined forces with community activists to protest attacks coming down on the colleges from the Board of Trustees and Chancellor Cheryl Hyman.
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 staff | St. Paul, MN | 3/15/11
Minnesota Republicans are pushing legislation that would make it a crime for people on public assistance to have more $20 in cash in their pockets any given month.
BY Tom Burke | Lansing, MI | 2/24/11
Taking their lead from Wisconsin, 1200 protesters rallied against attacks on unions and democracy at the Michigan State Capitol, Feb. 22. Union fire fighters were out in force and in uniform, carrying signs reading, “Support Act 312,” a 1969 law establishing binding arbitration. Binding arbitration requires towns and cities to work out their differences with the workers.
BY Tracy Molm | Minneapolis, MN | 6/15/10
Today 25 staff, faculty, graduate and undergraduate held a press conference to speak out against the University of Minnesota administration’s continued attempts to push budget cuts onto students and the lowest paid staff at the U.
BY David Hungerford | Newark, NJ | 4/28/10
Thousands of high school students in New Jersey walked out of their schools on April 27 to oppose $820 million in cuts to state aid by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 3/23/10
Tombstones and bodies filled the halls outside the Governor’s office here, March 23, as participants in a ‘die-in’ demonstrated against the effects of Governor Pawlenty’s proposed cuts in health and human services.
BY Masao Suzuki | San Bruno, CA | 12/06/09
On Nov. 18, the California Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO) announced that the state was facing budget deficits of $20 billion each year for five more years.
BY Charla Schlueter | Berkeley, CA | 10/27/09
Over 600 activists gathered on Oct. 24, for a conference to organize against the statewide education budget cuts.
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