Daily Archives: September 24, 2013

Trades council endorses Corbett, 3 others in Cedar Rapids council races

The Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Building & Construction Trades Council AFL-CIO has endorsed Mayor Ron Corbett and three other candidates among the 17 competing for six City Council seats on the Nov. 5 election ballot. The labor group also is endorsing … Continue reading

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Poverty stats show it’s not time to cut SNAP benefits

When will the facts matter? At some point, the facts have to make a difference. They did not on Thursday, when the U.S. House chose to whack away at SNAP on the same day the Census Bureau provided new information … Continue reading

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Hawkeye Labor Council golf event raises $4,300 for E. Iowa Honor Flight By George Rickey, Eastern Iowa Honor Flight ·

We would like to thank the members of the Hawkeye Labor Council for their tremendous support of the Eastern Iowa Honor Flight. They held a golf outing in August, and $4300.00 was given to support our continuing mission of making … Continue reading

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