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Spokane’s union members rally, meet local candidates

Several hundred union members and their family members gathered at the annual Spokane Labor Rally on Oct. 19 to meet local candidates and to discuss what can be done to improve the local and state economy. Here is video coverage of the event produced by Kathy Cummings, Communications Director of the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO:



The Stand’s favorite quote of the event:

“It’s a tough year out there. It’s tough for the people in our community, and the state, and the country,” Senate Majority Leader Lisa Brown tells the crowd. “The governor has called us back to Olympia for a special session, and I gotta tell you, I can’t vote for another all-cuts budget.

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