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What to Say When You Want to Hire an Attorney
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What to Say When You Want to Hire an Attorney

July 10, 2013 By Andrew Bluestone No one needs to hire an attorney when everything is going fine. Well, sometimes it’s necessary to find a lawyer to handle a good transaction (selling your house, setting up a corporation), but often enough its only after a stressful event.

Wisconsin Legislature to Pass Anti Worker Budget
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Wisconsin Legislature to Pass Anti Worker Budget

June 28, 2013 By Wisconsin AFL-CIO News On Wednesday June 19th , in an unusually fast move, the Wisconsin State Assembly passed Gov. Walker’s 2013-2015 Budget on a 55-42 vote.  All Democrats and three members of the GOP voted against the budget. In the early morning hours of Friday, June 21, after 12 hours of…

Sal Albanese Statement on I.G. Legislation
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Sal Albanese Statement on I.G. Legislation

June 28, 2013 Instead of exercising its power to investigate and subpoena the NYPD, the City Council outsourced its responsibilities to an unelected and powerless bureaucrat. How on earth will an I.G. who can only make recommendations actually rebuild trust and improving policing? It can't. The solution lies in better police training, more community patrol,…

SEIU 32BJ Endorses Quinn for Mayor
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SEIU 32BJ Endorses Quinn for Mayor

July 27, 2013 By Steven Wishnia Citing her work to enact sick-pay and prevailing-wage legislation, Local 32BJ of the Service Employees International Union has endorsed City Council Speaker Christine Quinn for mayor. “We are enthusiastically and unanimously united behind Chris Quinn,” Local 32BJ President Hector Figueroa announced June 25. He said that while the other…

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