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Participants to stand with Wisconsin in national day of action and to focus on issues of concern to all Kansans.

TOPEKA, Kan. - On Saturday, February 26, local Kansas citizens, including teachers and other public sector workers, will hold a rally outside of the state capitol building in Topeka to 'Save the American Dream.'

The noon rally is being held in solidarity with Wisconsinites who like Kansans are under attack from extremist legislative action.

We want to send a message that common values like good schools, social services and responsible government remain mainstream Kansas values and individuals that try to erode those are out of touch with what Kansans want.

TOPEKA, Kan. - The Kansas Organization of State Employees (KOSE) is a union for executive branch state employees, and the largest union of state employees in Kansas. KOSE Executive Director Jane Carter recently issued the following prepared statement:

"The recent vote in the House should have never happened; HB 2130, the 'Paycheck Deception Bill' is nothing more than discrimination against union members and their political institutions. This bill restricts the use of funds collected, in part, through the state government's payroll system as a result of paycheck deductions affirmatively authorized by a state employee for a non-partisan political action committee. This bill does nothing for average union members but tell them how and what they can use their paychecks for...

The Pizza Man Delivers Solidarity

working.gifWICHITA, Kan. - Those who remember Hill Street Blues, a 1980's police drama groundbreaking for its realism, remember that public defender Joyce Davenport called Captain Frank Furillo, "pizza man" during tender scenes between them. Fans of the show know that Furillo delivered, both on and off the job. Sunday, I called a pizza place in Madison, Wisconsin, Ian's Pizza, and after being on hold with the message that Ian's was closed and was taking orders only for delivery to the protesters at the Wisconsin Capitol, I talked to a nice guy who took my pizza order and laughingly assured that no Tea Partiers would get the pizza I ordered.

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