Daily Archives: July 22, 2013

Staffing Iowa’s Prisons

Nationally the turnover rate for correctional officers is over 15%. Working in a prison is a stressful and dangerous job, but it can also be rewarding.  Today, Clay Masters speaks with a correctional officer from the Mitchellville Correctional Institute for … Continue reading

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AFSCME IOWA COUNCIL 61 PEOPLE COMMITTEE ENDORSES PAT MURPHY, DAVE LOEBASCK, STACI APPEL, AND JIM MOWRER FOR CONGRESS Brad Anderson Endorsed for Iowa Secretary of State

DES MOINES – AFSCME Iowa Council 61 (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees) PEOPLE Committee is proud to announce that it has endorsed Pat Murphy for Congress in the 1st Congressional District, Congressman Dave Loebsack for Congress in … Continue reading

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Confronted By Univision Reporter, Steve King Says Comparison Of Immigrants To Dogs Was A Compliment

In a Univision interview, leading Hispanic reporter Jorge Ramos confronted Rep. Steve King (R-IA) over remarks in 2012 where the congressman likened immigrants to dogs. King refused to apologize, even as Ramos told him “many people would find that offensive … Continue reading

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Iowa View: Iowa should not circumvent our public safety

When I think of the core role of government, public safety is the first thing that comes to mind. However, over the last few years, I have witnessed a steady decline in the desire of Iowa’s executive leader to protect … Continue reading

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AFSCME IOWA COUNCIL 61 PRESIDENT DANNY HOMAN RE-ELECTED

  DES MOINES, IA – Yesterday, at the 18th Biennial Convention of AFSCME Iowa Council 61, Danny Homan was re-elected as President of AFSCME Iowa Council 61 by acclamation. “I am honored by the trust and confidence placed in me … Continue reading

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