Daily Archives: January 16, 2015

ARA Friday Alert

Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price Has Social Security in his Crosshairs Rep. Tom Price (R-GA), the new House Budget Committee chairman, hinted to the Heritage Foundation on Monday that he has big plans for Social Security “reform” in the next … Continue reading

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Help shape a Q-C agenda

Our print and Web pages are brimming with news out of our Springfield and Des Moines bureaus as Times reporters race to bring legislators’ stories home to readers. Now readers need to bring their stories to legislators. Legislative forums scheduled … Continue reading

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Criticism of Branstad’s Budget Continues

15 Jan 2015 — 01:56 PM | By Progress Iowa Criticism of Governor Branstad’s budget continued today, as legislators said that the Governor should be “embarrassed” for requesting an increase in his office fund that is nine times larger than … Continue reading

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What Workers Want to Hear from President Obama’s State of the Union Address

(Washington, DC January 16) – Leading up to President Obama’s State of the Union Address, the AFL-CIO is releasing a unique, creative preview highlighting the issues America’s workers will be listening for. Through video and audio platforms, the AFL-CIO and … Continue reading

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Labor History

  January 17 Radical labor organizer and anarchist Lucy Parsons leads hunger march in Chicago; IWW songwriter Ralph Chaplin wrote “Solidarity Forever” for the march – 1915 President John F. Kennedy signs Executive Order 10988, guaranteeing federal workers the right … Continue reading

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