Outside the Polish Cultural Center in Troy Thursday night where Governor Rick Snyder was holding his town hall meeting about 50 protesters carried signs, some that read “stop cutting schools.”
Across the nation Friday, protesters came out in support of increasing the minimum wage and they chose Walmart stores as their target.
The crowd is full of retired Detroit police officers, many of whom agree: “I earned my damn pension, every dollar.”
Governor Snyder has been pushing to expand Medicaid and Monday about 40 people protested outside a hotel where the governor was attending the Macomb County Lincoln Day dinner.
Governor Rick Snyder is expected to be met by hundreds of protesters Wednesday night as he delivers his third State of the State Address.
Occupy protesters are using May Day — International Workers Day — as the time to mark their return to Detroit and re-occupy Grand Circus Park. It’s part of a nationwide demonstration of a day without the “99 percent.”
Protesters voiced their concern over utility shutoffs and rising prices.
The flight attendants will be picketing to protest what they say is management’s refusal to negotiate a fair and timely contract.