Daily Archives: February 7, 2013

The Black Helicopters Are Everywhere

By Charlie Wishman, Secretary/Treasurer Iowa Federation of Labor.   This week, the Iowa House seems to have reached a new level of paranoid craziness.  A subcommittee was actually held on an imaginary conspiracy theory, something called “U.N. Agenda 21.”  Apparently, … Continue reading

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Call Congress February 14

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Bruce Braley will run for Harkin’s Senate seat

U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley intends to run for the U.S. Senate seat that fellow Democrat Tom Harkin will leave open in 2014, his advisers told The Des Moines Register this morning. Braley, who many top Iowa Democrats have long hoped … Continue reading

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STATEMENT FROM KEN SAGAR, PRESIDENT OF THE IOWA FEDERATION OF LABOR, AFL-CIO

Today the Post Master General announced his intentions to stop Saturday mail delivery, except for packages.  It is regrettable that the Postal Service is caught up in a political crisis caused by an uncooperative Congress.  A Congress that is requiring … Continue reading

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End of 6-Day Delivery Could Be Start of Privatization, Warns Local Letter Carrier Leader

: Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe’s plan to end Saturday delivery could be an attempt to prod Congress to act or it could be the beginning of privatization of the nation’s postal service, says NALC 3825 Branch President Ken Lerch. “If … Continue reading

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