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Moral Monday protesters denounce Senate budget ‘shell game’

Posted By Clayton Henkel On June 2, 2014 @ 9:24 pm In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled

Moral Monday demonstrators came to Raleigh this week to protest fracking and the state’s failure to expand Medicaid. That didn’t stop them however from weighing in on the Senate’s budget plan, which includes major cuts to health and human service programs [1] and further reductions in education spending [2] to fund teacher pay raises this year.  Click below to hear more from the Moral Monday protesters in their own words:

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[1] major cuts to health and human service programs: http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2014/05/29/poor-disabled-and-elderly-facing-major-cuts-in-senate-budget-proposal-for-dhhs-medicaid/

[2] further reductions in education spending: http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2014/05/30/top-eight-education-cuts-in-the-senate-budget-proposal/

[3] Image: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gk35Pt8s8nk

[4] New legislative building rules do little to deter Moral Monday protesters (audio postcard) : http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2014/05/19/new-legislative-building-rules-do-little-to-deter-moral-monday-protesters-video/

[5] Moral Monday demonstrators: Revisit last year’s tax cuts, stop the cuts to education (audio postcard) : http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2014/06/09/moral-monday-demonstrators-revisit-last-years-tax-cuts-stop-the-cuts-to-education-audio-postcard/

[6] Protesters lauded in editorial, returning to Raleigh at mid-day : http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2014/05/27/protesters-lauded-in-editorial-returning-to-raleigh-at-mid-day/

[7] Sen. Berger sits down with teachers in unexpected pow-wow on eve of House budget reveal : http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2014/06/10/sen-berger-sits-down-with-teachers-in-unexpected-pow-wow-on-eve-of-house-budget-reveal/

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