David Whitaker, Detroit City Council's research and analysis director, said an Emergency Manager is "beyond anti-democratic."
For two years, we have had continual crises with debt ceilings, budget resolutions, and really big scary numbers.
"The one percent is getting wealthier; the 99 is not. We need jobs, not cuts to social services and Medicare."
President Obama is expected to make a case against the budget-slashing sequester scheduled for March 1.
Tom Corbett, in his third year in office, is seeing growing opposition to his bizarre budget proposals and his pro-corporate agenda.
Head Start is threatened by huge budget cuts.
The U.S. Postal Service announced Wednesday that it will stop delivering mail on Saturdays, although it will continue Saturday package delivery.
The Progressive Caucus bill, called the Balancing Act, invests in job creation and calls for paying for those investments with defense cuts.
When the Minnesota legislature convened Jan. 8, everything had changed - and nothing had changed
"We cannot cut our way to job creation," the Rev. Broadnax told labor and community allies here as they held a press conference out-side of the Delmar-Loop Social Security office.