6:34 a.m. CDT, August 30, 2011
WAUSAU, Wis. — The mayor of Wausau says the city won’t help with the cost of staging the annual Labor Day parade unless a decision to ban Republican politicians is reversed.
Marathon County Labor Council President Randy Radtke earlier said Republican elected officials were not invited to participate in the parade because they supported changes to collective bargaining for public employee unions.
Mayor Jim Tipple says the city provides an insurance premium, a stage setup and police traffic control for the parade. The Wausau Daily Herald says Tipple will require the Labor Council to reimburse the city for those expenses if its decision isn’t reversed.
For Immediate Release
August 21, 2011
Chicago Area Progressives: Register for Camp Wellstone Today!
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