Daily Archives: December 16, 2013

Iowa voter fraud probe nets few cases, no trials since July 2012

Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz has little to show for a voter fraud investigation that has gone on for nearly 18 months and cost the state almost $150,000. Schultz, a Republican who has made ballot security his signature issue … Continue reading

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Nebraska’s State AFL-CIO’s first Lincoln leader hopes to help non-union members, too

Rodney Vlcek says he approaches his new position as leader and spokesman for 24,000 Nebraska working men and women with “two ears and one mouth.” And that’s the mindset he will take to the Capitol next month when the 2014 Legislature … Continue reading

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Alarmists rhetoric sells Iowa pension plan short

  By David Osterberg Iowa’s state pension systems for state and local public employees are something to celebrate. It might not have been so easy to say that six or eight years ago, when the state was choosing not to … Continue reading

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Unions’ success rate in representation elections is on the rise

Faegre Baker Daniels Thomas J. Posey USA November 20 2013 The National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) statistics regarding representation elections conducted under its supervision in 2013 show increases in both the number of employees being organized and the unions’ success … Continue reading

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