State Budgets and Employee Union Protests
Telephone lines were open for comments on the protests around the country about state legislatures' spending and union issues. Dennis… read more
Telephone lines were open for comments on the protests around the country about state legislatures' spending and union issues.
Dennis Cauchon talked by telephone about how states such as Wisconsin and Ohio are turning into political battlegrounds over the issues of state spending and unions.
Dan Simmons talked by telephone about the demonstrations in the Capitol Square of Wisconsin against Governor Scott Walker’s budget plan.
Jim Siegel talked by telephone about efforts by Republican legislators to end collective bargaining and the right to strike for public safety employees such as police and firefighters.
Jarrett Renshaw talked by telephone about New Jersey budget issues. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Jarrett Renshaw Correspondent New Jersey
- Jim Siegel Correspondent Columbus Dispatch->Statehouse
- Dan Simmons Correspondent Wisconsin State Journal
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