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MEDIA CALL TODAY: Wisconsin and State Budgets: The Facts About What Needs to Be Done Now, and What this Means for our Workers and Taxpayers
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MEDIA CALL TODAY: Wisconsin and State Budgets: The Facts About What Needs to Be Done Now, and What this Means for our Workers and Taxpayers

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Washington, D.C.— The capitol building in Madison, Wisconsin, is the scene of a standoff between workers standing up for a democratic process and good, middle class jobs, and the governor, who is choosing to pursue his own radical political agenda. Governor Scott Walker and his fellow Republicans aim to strip workers of their voice and their right to negotiate their working conditions, wages, and benefits.

TODAY Friday, February 18, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. EST join David Madland and Scot Ross to discuss the national policy implications of this situation, and hear from an activist on the ground in Madison on how this situation’s resolution could deeply impact workers in America for generations.

What: Media briefing conference call to discuss the standoff in Wisconsin and its greater fiscal implications for states and workers

Who:

David Madland, Director of the American Worker Project at the Center for American Progress Action Fund

Scot Ross, Executive Director of One Wisconsin Now

When: TODAY Friday, February 18, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. EST

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Conference ID: **********

RSVP: Please contact Megan Smith at 202.741.6346 or msmith@americanprogressaction.org to RSVP to the call.

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