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Thousands protest Rauner's anti-union agenda at Springfield rally

Kevin HoffmanReboot Illinois

May 18, 2016

Thousands of union members converged on the Statehouse Wednesday to protest Gov. Bruce Rauner’s efforts to change state labor laws.

More than 8,000 union members and supporters from across the state marched through downtown Springfield, chanting anti-Rauner rallying cries as they passed the Executive Mansion and made their way to the Capitol.

The rally was organized by the Illinois Working Together coalition and included people from 20 community organizations and 38…

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