Daily Archives: February 21, 2013

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Do more than the minimum on minimum wage

By Jim Hightower “In the wealthiest nation on Earth,” President Obama declared in his State of the Union speech, “no one who works full-time should have to live in poverty.” Right! Not only does his call to raise America’s minimum … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Legislative Hospitality Night February 25th

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Quad City Next Up Trivia Night

    By Brett Ulz   On February 16, Quad City Next Up hosted it’s 2nd Annual Trivia Night Fundraiser at LU 25 Plumbers & Pipefitters Hall in Rock Island, Illinois.  Nearly 150 people were in attendance, including members of … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Pete Peterson’s “Fix the Debt” Astroturf Supergroup Detailed in New Online Resource from the Publishers of ALECexposed.org

We would not be here if it wasn’t for the Peterson Foundation and Pete Peterson. They laid the groundwork and we stand here on their shoulders.” – Fix the Debt Co-Founder Erskine Bowles Madison, WI — One of the most … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Joint Statement of Shared Principles by U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue & AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka

February 21, 2013  The United States will always be a nation of immigrants who have contributed greatly to the vitality, diversity, and creativity of American life.  Yet, like the rest of America’s immigration system, the mechanisms for evaluating our labor market … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment