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Governor Snyder is killing the American Dream

Governor Snyder has been going crazy lately...

Michigan Republicans vote to cut off benefits for newly unemployed

Late yesterday, Michigan Republicans took action to limit unemployment benefits to newly unemployed workers by decreasing the amount of time someone, who just lost their job, can receive unemployment benefits.

If the law goes into effect, future unemployed workers will see a reduction in benefits from 26 to 20 weeks. Conservative legislators snuck the provision into a bill whose purpose was to make a technical change in the law to draw down federal extension benefits for unemployed workers.

Plunderbund: Kasich’s State of His Mind Speech

Great review over at Plunderbund about Governor Kasich's State of the State speech:

Kasich offered no coherent vision, no optimism, and worse for his own political party, no confidence that Ohio has a bright future with his leadership.  From beginning to end, Kasich’s State of the State failed to achieve anything favorable for his agenda.  And allowing Kasich to “wing it” today was political malpractice by his staff. 

Weekend Rally Recap

We were moved this weekend when thousands poured in to state capitals across the country to fight back for union rights. Our team went out to join everyone in solidarity. We have to show a united front!

Here are some highlights from our team:

 

Wisconsin inspired

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