News for March 8th, 2011

The Columbus Dispatch brings a report of not just teachers and support staff under attack and fighting back, but also police and firefighters too

About 4,000 police and firefighters rallied last night with the national presidents of their unions int Veterans Memorial.
Chuck Canterbury, national Fraternal Order of Police president, said in a statement, "Ohio has gone further to negatively impact police and firefighters than any other state currently considering collective-bargaining reform."

Gongwer reports on the planned Workers' Rally:

Opponents of the bill scheduled a demonstration on the West Plaza of the Statehouse from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, as Gov. Kasich speaks inside to a joint legislative session. "Let Governor Kasich know he cannot attack the middle class and balance Ohio's budget on the back of hardworking people," said a flyer from Stand Up For Ohio

You can follow todays' State of the State speech @jointhefutureOH on Twitter.