state capitol http://kplu.org en Thousands of union members rally in Olympia http://kplu.org/post/thousands-union-members-rally-olympia <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-962447.mp3</p><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 1.5em; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; font-weight: inherit; font-style: inherit; font-size: 12px; font-family: inherit; vertical-align: baseline; ">A week of protests over state budget cuts culminated with a large union-led rally Friday at the Capitol in Olympia.</p><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 1.5em; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; font-weight: inherit; font-style: inherit; font-size: 12px; font-family: inherit; vertical-align: baseline; ">The State Patrol estimated the crowd at 7,000 people.&nbsp;There were signs and chants, and a&nbsp;sea of unionized workers on the steps to the Capitol and Supreme Court.&nbsp;</p><p> Sat, 09 Apr 2011 17:46:05 +0000 Austin Jenkins 1170 at http://kplu.org Thousands of union members rally in Olympia