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Today's Teamster News 05.11.11

Teamsters Local 320 Opens “Stop the Slash” Phase II With Twin Cities Billboard, Bus Shelter and Print Campaign   Local 320   ...Teamsters Local 320 – representing some 11,500 public employees throughout Minnesota’s 87 counties – has begun an advertising campaign asking lawmakers to halt plans to balance the budget by firing public employees, neglecting street maintenance and cutting education, rather than require the richest Minnesotans to pay their fair share of taxes...
Challengers to Green Bay-area senators announce bid in recall race  Green Bay Press-Gazette   ... Rep. John Nygren, R-Marinette, said he intends to run in the 30th Senate District race ... against Sen. Dave Hansen, D-Green Bay...
Police Memorial Week Begins with SB5 Protest   WLWT.com   ...A week to memorialize officers lost in the line of duty began with a protest of a new law that some police say dishonors their fallen comrades...
Some small businesses pushing to repeal SB5  Lancaster Eagle Gazette   ..."This establishment proudly accepts business from hard working public & private employees."...
New reports reveal billionaire Koch brothers have a hand in hiring FSU professors  Florida Independent   ...A foundation funded by Charles Koch, CEO of the regulation-fighting Koch Industries, is responsible for filling staff positions at Florida State University, which many say is an affront to academic freedom...
Emergency Manager law repeal campaign begins statewide  The Michigan Messenger   ...The Detroit-based non-profit Michigan Forward...has filed petition language with the State Board of Canvassers for a referendum on the Emergency Manager law that allows the governor appoint people to rule local governments...
Wary of reform, hundreds to retire  Associated Press   ...House and Senate negotiators hope to resolve their differences on competing plans to reform New Hampshire's public pension system by the end of the month...

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