Daily Archives: April 17, 2013

You’re Invited to a Reception for Candidate for U.S. Senate

  Congressman Bruce Braley  WITH SPECIAL GUEST Senator Tom Harkin Saturday, April 20th  3:00pm – 5:00 pm  At The Hotel Fort Des Moines 1000 Walnut Street      Des Moines, Iowa

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Statement by Tammy Wawro, President of the Iowa State Education Association (ISEA)

In response to Governor Branstad’s YouTube music video on the Education Conference Committee DES MOINES, IA (04/17/2013)(readMedia)– The ISEA is greatly disappointed in the Governor’s response today to real discussion and action on education funding. Releasing a music video on … Continue reading

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Sugar Workers Return After 20-Month Lockout

Applauding the Sacrifice by DAVID MACARAY Approximately 1,300 members of the Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers union (BCTGM) from Iowa, Minnesota and North Dakota, who’d been locked-out since August 1, 2011, by the Moorhead, Minnesota-based American Crystal Company, … Continue reading

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Medicaid opponents, backers testify to Iowa panel

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Plenty of people showed up but most weren’t able to speak at a House hearing Tuesday evening equally divided between supporters and opponents of a Medicaid expansion plan. Three-quarters of the 72 people signed up to … Continue reading

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Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on the Explosions in Boston

 Today, our country mourns again and struggles to understand acts of indiscriminate and horrifying violence. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families who have lost loved ones in the Boston explosions, and those who are coping with the aftermath … Continue reading

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Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka On Gang of Eight Immigration Bill

April 17, 2013   The bill introduced today is another step toward addressing a real crisis. The United States urgently needs a roadmap to citizenship for more than 11 million aspiring Americans. And while Washington, D.C., is full of legislative … Continue reading

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