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State Rallies #989081

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Feb 26, 2011
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(Studio: Russ Mitchell) The rallies in state capitals by activists supporting unionized state workers in Wisconsin reported; scenes shown from Albany, New York.

(Chicago: Cynthia Bowers) The protests in Chicago in support of events in Wisconsin, where the governor, Scott Walker, wants to balance the state budget by requiring public workers give up collective bargaining rights, featured; scenes shown of the demonstrations in Chicago and Madison; details given about plans in 12 other states to curb union power in budget balancing. [Union supporter Frank ZUCKER†, Elmer COSTABILE†- comment on the threat to unions.] [Wisconsin state senator Jon ERPENBACH†- explains why we left the state: to stand up for the people of the state.]

Mitchell, Russ;
Bowers, Cynthia

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