Daily Archives: April 9, 2013

Public Hearing on Medicaid Expansion

 Public Hearings and times are as follows: SF 296 – integrated care models for the delivery of health care Sponsored by the House Appropriations Committee – Rep. Chuck Soderberg, chairperson Tuesday, April 16, 2013 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM Iowa … Continue reading

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Senate again on track to confirm more than 99% of Governor’s appointees

  2013 results: 214 of 216 (99.07%)    Statement by Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal    “Every member of the Iowa Senate takes seriously the responsibility to review the qualifications of gubernatorial appointees and determine whether they should be confirmed. … Continue reading

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Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka On Nominations to the National Labor Relations Board

April 9, 2013    President Obama, with the nominations announced today, has taken an important step toward restoring stability to our system of labor-management relations, which has been in disarray since the DC Circuit’s decision in the Noel Canning case.   … Continue reading

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Today’s Labor History April 9

IWW organizes the 1,700-member crew of the Leviathan, then the world’s largest vessel (1930) Complete labor history postings, plus more info & ammo for unionists is available online from Union Communication Services.

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