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Today's Teamster News 09.30.11

Occupy Wall Street gets union support  UPI   ...The union representing New York City transit workers has come out in support of Occupy Wall Street protesters demanding U.S. social and economic policy changes...
The Wisconsin GOP's Clever Plan to Block Scott Walker's Recall  Mother Jones   ...GOP legislators in Wisconsin are doing their best to give Walker more power over the recall process and make it harder for recall organizers to gather the signatures needed to trigger a recall election...
Ohio Delivers Required Signatures to Block Voter Suppression Law, Force Referendum  firedoglake   ...A voter suppression law would shorten the successful early voting program in Ohio, prohibit the boards of election from mailing unsolicited absentee ballot requests out to voters, and allow poll workers to refuse to give information to voters about where their polling station is...
Group seeks to raise Mo. minimum wage  Associated Press   ...Missouri voters could be asked to raise the state's minimum wage to $8.25 an hour. A group that backed a successful wage increase in the 2006 elections is now pushing to get the minimum wage issue back on the ballot for Missouri's 2012 elections...
Snyder recall effort may end‎ The Detroit News   ...There are signs a committee working to recall Gov. Rick Snyder is calling it quits...
Mortgage modifications are still messed up, 4 years later  McClatchy News   ...
Today there are at least 4.2 million homeowners who, like Palomo, are late on their mortgage payments or somewhere in the delinquency and foreclosure process...

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