Daily Archives: March 13, 2015

ARA Friday Alert

Nation’s Retirement Income Deficit Now $7.7 Trillion  At a hearing before the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging, Alicia Munnell, director of the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, testified that over the last five years the nation’s Retirement … Continue reading

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Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Shooting of Ferguson Police Officers

Washington, DC – The recent shooting of two police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, is a horrible act of violence perpetrated against law enforcement. It should be condemned by all. Targeting police officers is an act of a cowardice. The perpetrators … Continue reading

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The Register’s Editorial: Why isn’t immigration reform a priority?

Max Villatoro was a young man when he arrived in the United States in 1995. Two decades later he is a pastor in Iowa City, married and the father of four children. They range in age from 7 to 15 … Continue reading

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Union Bowl 2015 – Cedar Rapids and Waterloo

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Progressives: We’ve Never Heard Of This “Progressive” Group Backing Obama’s Trade Deal

WASHINGTON — On Wednesday, progressives were surprised to learn they were “split” on President Obama’s trade agenda. Few issues have galvanized the American left like trade promotion authority, legislation that would pave the way for the administration to fast-track trade … Continue reading

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I am Union – Not a Terrorist

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Labor History

March 14 Fabled railroad engineer John Luther “Casey” Jones born in southeast Missouri. A member of the Railroad Engineers, he was the sole fatality in a wreck near Vaughan, Miss., on April 29, 1900. His skill and heroics prevented many … Continue reading

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