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February 28, 2011

Street Talk : February 28, 2011

What do you think about the Wisconsin governor’s proposal to do away with collective bargaining for public union workers?

"Go Gov. Scott Walker! Unions have been a major downfall of this country; most people have to pay for health insurance, and it really is time for people to pay their fair share."

_ Judy Wyckoff, Gilboa, farmer.



"Most people don't have opinions about it in New York, unless you are in a union family."

_ Jane Medoff, Oneonta, retired.



"I am behind the unions _ all the years of work to give workers a voice, it shouldn't be lost."

_ Tracy Verma, Oneonta, yoga instructor.



"People should have the right to collectively bargain. I feel that most unions already don't have the power that they used to."

_ Eric Rosa, Sidney, forklift operator.



"It doesn't immediately affect New York, but it might affect us down the road. As a janitor, it seems like we wouldn't be hurt as bad as teachers would."

_ Kenneth Ballard, Morris, janitor.



"I'd be supportive of the unions; it's in the best interest of the students and in the best interest of America."

_ Dan Cirigliano, Sidney, teacher.

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