Daily Archives: September 13, 2013

Ottumwa’s Steve Siegel, a Democrat, to run for Iowa Senate seat held by GOP’s Mark Chelgren

Democrat Steve Siegel of Ottumwa, a Wapello County supervisor for the past 17 years, said Tuesday he will run for the Iowa  Senate in District 41. The seat is now held by Republican Sen. Mark Chelgren, an Ottumwa businessman. Senate … Continue reading

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Weekend Labor History

September 13: The Post Office Department orders 25,000 railway mail clerks to shoot to kill any bandits attempting to rob the mail (1926; photo courtesy Postal Museum); Eleven AFSCME-represented prison employees, 33 inmates die in four days of rioting at … Continue reading

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