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Today's Teamster News 03.23.11

RSLC hits back in Wis. Senate fight  Politico   ...The Republican State Leadership Committee is expanding a television ad campaign against Democratic state Sen. Jim Holperin and launching a media blitz against state Sen. Dave Hansen...
Business Owners Rally Against SB5 at Restaurant  WKBN   ...some are growing concerned about the potential ripple effect the measure might have...
Walkout by Indiana Democrats Reaches 30 Days  indystar.com   ...Democrats fled the state in an effort to derail proposals they consider an attack on labor unions and public education...
Workers: Most State Pensions Modest   TheLedger.com   ...They have arrived at the Capitol armed with numbers: More than half of workers in the system earn less than $40,000. The average annual benefit for retirees is $17,465...
Michigan voters sour on Snyder  Politcal Wire   ...Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) has fallen out of favor with his state's residents even more than Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) have lost favor with their state's residents...
Judge rules Gov. Christie's school aid cuts last year deprived children of mandated 'thorough and efficient' education  PressofAtlanticCity.com   ...The case will go back to the state Supreme Court...
Alaska GOP lawmaker seeks to curb collective bargaining rights  CNN   ...The bill's sponsor, state Representative Carl Gatto, R-Palmer, said his legislation mimics a measure that was passed by the Wisconsin Legislature earlier this month...
YRC stock climbs after board member says he doubts company will declare bankruptcy  Kansas City Star   ...Director William Trubeck said it appeared that lenders and Teamsters union employees “are working toward the same goal, which is to pull this thing together” without pushing Overland Park-based YRC into bankruptcy...
Southwest Airlines and Teamsters Union Announce Contract Ratification  PR Newswire   ...Carrier, Stock Clerks Ratify New, Five-Year Agreement...
   

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