SEIU union members and state workers protest outside the California State Capitol

 
SEIU union members and state workers protest outside the California State Capitol
SEIU union member and state fund employee Noreen Nelson (R) and other state workers protest outside the State Capitol in Sacramento, California July 1, 2009. Schwarzenegger on Wednesday declared a fiscal emergency for the government of the most populous U.S. state to force lawmakers into a special session to tackle a $24.3 billion state budget gap. REUTERS/Max Whittaker (UNITED STATES POLITICS CONFLICT BUSINESS)