Daily Archives: October 23, 2013

Labor Endorsed Candidate activites in Des Moines

Walk for Cal Woods Labor Endorsed Candidate for Des Moines City Council On Saturday Oct 26 at 10am at Lu347 IBEW located at 850 18st DM. Cal Woods will be setting up camp for the day to canvas the neighborhood.Any help would … Continue reading

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Labor History October 24

The 40-hour work week goes into effect under the Fair Labor Standards Act, signed by President Roosevelt two years earlier – 1940 (The Labor Law Source Book: Texts of 20 Federal Labor Laws is a handy collection that puts the … Continue reading

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Former Rock Island Arsenal attorney announces candidacy for Senate District 47

BETTENDORF – Maria Bribriesco, a former attorney advisor to the U.S. Army at the Rock Island Arsenal has announced her candidacy for the Iowa Senate in district 47. District 47 includes the cities of Bettendorf, Riverdale, Panorama Park, part of … Continue reading

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October 27 Events

October 27. Bruce Braley Blues and BBQ.  LABOR ENDORSED CANDIDATE Congressman Bruce Braley, candidate for U.S. Senate invites you to the 9th annual BRUCE BLUES & BBQ with special guests” Gabby Giffords & Mark Kelly Sunday October 27, 2013 1:30 … Continue reading

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Meyer wins election to fill House 33 seat

Des Moines City Councilman Brian Meyer won a special election Tuesday to fill a seat in Iowa House District 33 on Des Moines’ south side. Democrat Meyer, 39, won the election with 1,380 votes, or about 79 percent of the … Continue reading

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