There's a law against talking on a cell phone while driving in Santa Fe, and the possibility of a law against texting but, as yet, no laws against videotaping. So, while stuck in traffic on Paseo on March 7, I taped various unions marching to the Roundhouse. At the national level, unions will go front and center this week as Congress introduces the Employee Free Choice Act. Here in NM, some union-supported legislation also is winding its way through the process.
Sadly, I wasn't able to drive, tape and interview simultaneously, although the sound from this clip does improve halfway through—when I remembered to roll down the window.
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