If the mayor's budget is approved, it will reduce Memphians' library access by nearly 25 percent.
Like many states and local governments around the country, Oakland is being victimized by the banking industry.
would destroy the American Dream and, according to AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka,, "establish a government of, by and for the 1percent."The budget proposes the unleashing of numerous additional reductions in the living standards of working people.
More than a thousand public employee unionists, educators, parents, environmentalists, and Occupy activists rallied for a "Strong Schools, Strong Oregon" day of mass action at the state Capitol.
The president's budget will be ignored in the GOP-run House, where Budget Committee Chairm Paul Ryan, R-Wis., intends to draft a proposal, which is expected to push killing of Medicare as we know it.
The Freedom Center may have to close its doors due to a lack of funding.
Objections were raised to the city's failure to consult with the taxpaying voters in the affected community before making such important decisions.
Republican lawmakers and Republican Gov. Rick Scott are expected to push for deep cuts, including in Medicaid and unemployment benefits.
Jerry Brown released his budget proposals, including slashes to already devastated human needs spending and a projection of new revenues from sales taxes and taxes for millionaires.
Scott released his 2012-13 budget proposal, which would makes cuts to Medicaid, increases money to education, and gives more corporate hand outs to Florida businesses.