From the AFL - CIO
Then, join your union brothers and sisters
TODAY, July 6, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on the state Capitol steps.
If Legislative Republicans get their way, their “cuts only” budget
will eliminate 30,000 public- and private-sector jobs—permanently.
That’s the result of refusing to ask the richest 2 percent to pay their share.
Republicans would prefer to eliminate 30,000 jobs
so they can protect the 45,000 households making $350,000 or more.
There is a better way. Gov. Dayton’s compromise plan protects the middle class and asks the rich to pay their fair share. Under Gov. Dayton’s plan, 99 percent of Minnesotans will see no tax increase.
House Speaker Kurt Zellers, Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch and Minnesota Republicans need to get back to work, compromise with Gov. Dayton and stop protecting millionaires and billionaires.