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Crank on the cider press

Posted by ESC on September 22, 2004

CRANK ON THE CIDER PRESS - Kentucky teachers and school employees are protesting higher costs and eroded benefits of the new health insurance plans negotiated by the governor. The governor has called a special session of the legislature to address the issue. State Representative Charlie Hoffman commented on actions of the group: "You all have twisted the crank on the cider press a couple of times and maybe some juice will come out." From "Scott school employees go to lawmakers' homes" by Greg Kocher, Lexington Herald-Leader, September 22, 2004.