Busy day up in City Council. Here's another dispatch from Chris Brennan:
Ten members of the Service Employees International Union, Local 32BJ are in the audience in City Council chambers with signs protesting cuts in salary by the private company that provides security guards at city homeless shelters.
"I'm out of work. Thanks Mayor Nutter," one sign says.
"Can you live on $9 an hour, Mayor Nutter?" another sign asks.
"Don't cut the budget on my family's back," a third sign says.
Union members plan to protest here in City Hall after Council's session and then deliver a letter to the mayor's office.