Daily Archives: April 3, 2014

Attention Veridian Credit Union Members

Attention Veridian Credit Union Members as you know election of Board members of the credit union are coming up and I wanted to share with you that five of the candidates are union members, Ginger Shirley, Scott Anderson, John Padget, … Continue reading

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Obradovich: Cronyism claims worthy of closer scrutiny

A former state employee, testifying in the Iowa Senate about being paid $5,000 to sign a confidentiality agreement as part of a grievance settlement, was asked if she planned to give the money back. “If they want it back, I’ll … Continue reading

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Letter to the editor: Braley’s comment have been misconstrued

I find the reaction amazing to the remarks that Congressman Braley made at a fund raising event. I remember disparaging comments that were made at a fund raising event in 2012 about 47 percent of the population of the United … Continue reading

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Another Supreme Court Decision Favors Big Spenders

ALTOONA, Iowa – Another important campaign finance decision handed down Wednesday by the U.S. Supreme Court is provoking both celebration and consternation across the country. The 5-to-4 ruling in McCutcheon v. the Federal Election Commission means instead of a total … Continue reading

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Labor History

April 04 The first issue of The Labor Review, a “weekly magazine for organized workers,” was published in Minneapolis. Edna George, a cigar packer in Minneapolis, won $10 in gold for suggesting the name “Labor Review.” The Labor Review has … Continue reading

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