Daily Archives: May 28, 2013

Unions make the difference

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Iowa loses out as rail funds not appropriated

Iowa residents and taxpayers are being horribly betrayed by Gov. Terry Branstad and his Republican henchmen in the Legislature. They are sabotaging a $230 million federal grant to expand passenger rail service that would link major Iowa cities to Chicago … Continue reading

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Today’s Labor History

Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court declares the Depression-era National Industrial Recovery Act to be unconstitutional, about a month before it was set to expire (1935); The CIO-affiliated Insurance Workers of America merges with its AFL counterpart, the Insurance Agents International … Continue reading

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