Protests helping downtown business

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Protests helping downtown business

Postby Shorty » Sat Feb 19, 2011 3:50 pm

Maybe Walker's budget plan is good for the Madison economy after all.
Protesters Boost Downtown Businesses
Restaurants, Hotels Benefiting From Downtown Rallies

"The Capitol Square has been jam-packed all week with the ongoing protests at the state Capitol and area businesses there are feeling the impact. Officials with Downtown Madison Inc. said anything related to food is benefiting from thousands of protesters rallying against Gov. Scott Walker's controversial union bill..."

It's been especially good for Ian's pizza:
Out-Of-State Supporters Pick Up Tab For Protesters
600 Slices Of Ian's Pizza Paid For

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Re: Protests helping downtown business

Postby Stebben84 » Sat Feb 19, 2011 6:17 pm

It's all part of his plan:


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Re: Protests helping downtown business

Postby bmasel » Mon Feb 21, 2011 12:23 am

WALKER CREATES JOBS! This and bodyguards.

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Re: Protests helping downtown business

Postby snoqueen » Mon Feb 21, 2011 1:05 am

I've been told (by state employees in security jobs) he travels with several (young flashy) guards, which was not customary with previous governors. I'd like to know if these are private employees or state -- if the latter they'd be union members, right?

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