Unions, federal workers rally near Capitol to protest sequestration
(Source: Washington Post, February 13, 2013)
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Public servants were out in force Tuesday, protesting potential federal budget cuts that would severely hinder their ability to serve the public.
Hours before the State of the Union address, members of the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), and other labor organizations gathered in a park across from the Capitol, where President Obama was scheduled to give his annual report to Congress.
Full story: Washington Post
Thursday, February 14, 2013