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Friday, April 21, 2017

It is amazing the resolve with which Republicans favor local control.

The only one thing they favor more is fucking workers. Item opens:

The state Senate voted Thursday to overturn new paid sick-leave requirements in Minneapolis and St. Paul, and to block all Minnesota cities from raising the minimum wage or enacting other workplace rules.

The House passed a similar measure last month, as Republican majorities in both chambers push back against a growing list of local labor ordinances [...]

They know Dayton will veto the thing, but they just cannot stop themselves, from being themselves. Fucking workers is deep in their DNA:

"As you can imagine, a patchwork of inconsistent labor standards from city to city and county to county, or both cities and counties, would be extremely confusing and a significant burden on Minnesota businesses, and especially small businesses," said Sen. Jeremy Miller, R-Winona, the bill's chief author.

"Extremely confusing," he says. I'm not confused. They clearly favor fucking workers, local control be damned. Where's the confusion in that?

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