WI: Budget cuts prompt rage among state workers

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February 17, 2011
New York Times    
Posted in News, PND News

"As four game wardens awkwardly stood guard, protesters, scores deep, crushed into a corridor leading to the governor’s office here yesterday, their shouts echoing through the Capitol: 'Come out, come out, wherever you are!' Behind closed doors, Scott Walker, the Republican who has been governor for about six weeks, calmly described his intent to forge ahead with the plans that had set off the uprising: He wants to require public workers to pay more for their health insurance and pensions, effectively cutting the pay of many by around 7 percent." (02/17/11)


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