Daily Archives: January 9, 2014

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka in Opposition to Fast Track Trade Promotion

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January 9, 2014    The Trade Promotion Authority bill submitted today by Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp, Senate Finance Chairman Max Baucus and Senate Finance Ranking Member Orrin Hatch is out of date, poorly conceived, and bad for American … Continue reading

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Iowa Caucus January 21

Resolution Suggestions: Minimum Wage: Raise the minimum wage to a living wage, and index it to keep pace with inflation and cost of living. Save the USPS: Support 6 day delivery and stop the privatization of the USPS, oppose the … Continue reading

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January 12. Union Bowl for the Cure. Muscular Dystrophy Bowl-a-Thon.

Sunday January 12, 2014. 12 PM noon. Premiere Lanes, Pleasant Hill, IA. Team of (4) $50 per bowler. $200 per team. Registration deadline is December 31. Contact Rachael Saville at 641-202-3380 or Mark Fallis at 515-240-9297.

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Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment Fair

Saturday January 11, 9 am to 1 pm Evelyn K Davis Center, 801 University Ave. Unite 3, Des Moines.   Visiting Nurse Services, Broadlawns and Planned Parenthood will be helping you complete the enrollment application for health insurance plans available … Continue reading

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ALEC Exposed in Cedar Rapids

Progress Iowa Executive Director, Matt Sinovic, Exposed ALEC to several people at a meeting in Cedar Rapids, on January 8th.  

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Labor History

January 10 In what is described as the worst industrial disaster in state history, the Pemberton Mill in Lawrence, Mass., collapses, trapping 900 workers, mostly Irish women. More than 100 die, scores more injured in the collapse and ensuing fire. … Continue reading

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IOWA LAWMAKERS TO ALEC: WE ARE NOT MEMBERS

Des Moines, Iowa – Iowa House Democratic Leader Mark Smith (D-Marshalltown) sent a letter to the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) today denouncing ALEC’s claim that all members of the Iowa Legislature are members of their organization. “Last year, all … Continue reading

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