Photos: House passes daycare unionization bill 68-66
May 20, 2013 — 4:42pm
AFSCME and SEIU members cheered Senator Sandy Pappas and Rep. Michael Nelson, co authors of the daycare unionization bill after passage of the bill 68-66
An SEIU organizer wiped tears of joy after bill passage.
GOP Rep. Peggy Scott came out of the House Chamber to talk with opponents of the daycare unionization bill after they lost the fight against it and the bill passed 68-66.
GOP Reps Mary Franson, Peggy Scott and Marion O'Neill came out to talk with opponents of the daycare unionization bill after they lost the fight against it and the bill passed.
House Majority Leader Erin Murphy tried unsuccessfully to quiet AFSCME and SEIU members who cheered loudly from the House gallery after the daycare unionization bill passed, a violation of House rules.
Rep. Pat Garofalo objected immediately as bill supporters cheered loudly from the House gallery.
A Duluth native who just barely lost Virginia's GOP gubernatorial primary said that politicians have not gone far enough in condemning the left for violence during a rally of white nationalists in Charlottesville. "I think that the left is going to try to use this as an excuse to crack down on conservative free speech," said Corey Stewart. "I think they're going to try to use this as an excuse to remove more historical monuments."