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Today's Teamster News 08.24.11

Paul Ryan Sit In & Town Hall Protests Gain Momentum  Job Party   ...The Where Is Paul Ryan? protest and sit in conducted by unemployed constituents of his is now in its 4th day, and momentum is growing...
Gov. Scott Walker Prepares for Recall Election   WISN.com   ...Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is pleading for help after he said he has been the target of activists trying to recall him...
Kasich Tries to Calm Ohio Unions Pushing Vote on Bargaining Law  Bloomberg   ...Since Ohio Governor John Kasich signed a law restricting government unions similar to one backed by Wisconsin’s Scott Walker, he has spent months trying to avoid a divisive referendum on the measure, using private talks and public pressure...
Ryan Disagrees with Kasich's Plan for Turnpike  WYTV.com   ...Ryan joined members of the Teamsters Union and two former Ohio Turnpike directors at a press conference Tuesday in Valley View. Ryan, D-17th, of Niles, thinks it is a bad idea to privatize state assets...
Gov. Rick Scott Is Ruining Beautiful State of Florida (Letter)  The Ledger   ...No amount of menial jobs that Gov. Rick Scott is professing to take on once a month is going to raise his approval level among most Floridians...
Right-to-work debate is a numbers game  Daily Times   ...Republicans this fall are expected to push legislation, making Pennsylvania the nation’s 23rd state to adopt so-called “right-to-work” laws...
Poll shows highest disapproval yet over Gov. Rick Snyder's job performance  MLive.com   ...According to the August survey by the Lansing firm EPIC-MRA, 62 percent disapproved of the job Snyder is performing as governor, the highest since taking office in January and up from 57 percent in July...