Monthly Archives: October 2011

Oppose President P’s Budget Proposal!

Brothers and Sisters:   This week County Board President P unveiled her very disappointing FY 12 budget plan which includes the loss of more than $50 million in revenue as the result of her decision to remove ¼ of one percent of the sales tax.   The dollars lost from that decision alone would have saved […]

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Show Support for Brothers and Sisters: Attend or Sign up to Speak at the Cook County Budget Hearings

If you want to get a list of the budget hearings, hit the link to budget on the home page and if you want to sign up to speak at the hearings go to

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Let’s Rally in Springfield on October 26, 2011

We fought off efforts during the Spring to gut our pension benefits but the big corporations vowed to return during the fall veto session.  Well, the fall veto session goes into swing next week and we need a few good members to step forward  and drive down to Springfield and lobby their State Senators and […]

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General Membership Meeting Oct. 18, 4pm

Please attend the general membership meeting scheduled for the auditorium at juvenile court for 4 pm this coming Tuesday.  The budget is being submitted by our office soon and we need to discuss our strategies.   This is an important time for us to come together and mobilize our local for what appears to be another […]

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