From the AFL-CIO Labor Council:
As you may have heard, Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker is using
’s economic crisis to advance his political agenda, rather than
leading the fight to turn Milwaukee’s economy around. He is saying publicly
that he, as the top in Milwaukee County, would refuse to
seek out any federal stimulus dollars because it's against his political
But with years of deferred maintenance, soaring unemployment, a crumbling
infrastructure. .. We all know that Milwaukee County can't afford this kind
of stubborn foolishness when it comes to our future. Even the conservative
head of the Metro Milwaukee Chamber of Commerce said last week, if the
federal government is going to have a stimulus, Milwaukee can’t afford to be
Please join AFSCME District Council 48, Milwaukee Area Labor Council,
Wisconsin Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals, Wisconsin Fair Trade
Coalition, Citizen Action of Wisconsin and many others tomorrow at the
for a rally to tell Scott Walker that Milwaukee
County cannot afford to be left out of a national stimulus program!
What: Tell Scott Walker that MILWAUKEE NEEDS A STIMULUS
When: Tuesday, January 13, 2009, from 12:00 noon - 12:45 p.m.
Where: Milwaukee County Courthouse
Please consider taking a few minutes out of your busy day tomorrow to join
us and let Walker know that the needs of Milwaukee County
are more important than his political aspirations!I know this is awfully short notice, but if you're off tomorrow, or can make it during your lunch break, please do try to stop by, and let Walker know that he needs to worry about doing the job he has now, before he even considers trying for a promotion he won't get anyway.
Crossposted across the cheddarsphere, because this is that important!