Politics
5:29 am
Thu March 15, 2012

Workers Protest Budget Cuts on "Day of Action"

Thousands of caregivers, child protection workers, and police officers represented by the AFSCME will hold a statewide “Day of Action” Thursday. The events will demonstrate opposition to Governor Pat Quinn’s budget cuts.  Employees of the Singer Mental Health Center will hold a protest Thursday afternoon at Rockford's Zeke Giorgi Center. The Singer facility is targeted for closure.

Related articles:

http://www.rrstar.com/news/x519377121/Targeting-of-Rockford-s-Singer-Mental-Health-Center-revives-concerns

http://illinoisissuesblog.blogspot.com/2012/02/closing-mental-health-facilities-could.html