Daily Archives: June 24, 2013

Branstad urges action on pensions

DES MOINES – Gov. Terry Branstad indicated pension reform would be a priority for him in the 2014 legislative session, saying he wanted to see “significant reforms” to the public pension system. “I believe that just throwing $109 million into … Continue reading

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Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka On Amended Senate Immigration Bill

  June 24, 2013     Building a common sense immigration system that will allow millions of aspiring Americans to become citizens is a top priority for the labor movement in 2013. The Senate immigration bill represents an important step … Continue reading

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7 Days

In only one week on July 1st, the interest rates on new student loans are set to double from their current rate of 3.4 to 6.8 percent.  Unless Congress acts to stop this increase, as I have long been pushing … Continue reading

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