Daily Archives: June 1, 2015

Outline of budget deal released

Senate Budget Chair: ‘We chose compromise over gridlock’ DES MOINES – Iowa Senate leaders today released more details about a joint agreement that balances the state budget responsibly and continues efforts to grow Iowa’s middle class.   “This agreement is … Continue reading

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Owen: Boost state minimum wage

By Mike Owen, Executive Director PDF — as published in the December 8, 2014, Cedar Rapids Gazette Election Night 2014 established why Gov. Terry Branstad should push for an increase in the state minimum wage. At first blush, this might … Continue reading

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Here is your May 29th Friday Alert,

The Alliance Releases Annual Voting Record Rating Congress On Tuesday, the Alliance released its annual report detailing the voting record of every U.S. Representative and Senator on issues important to current and future retirees. The voting record looks at ten key votes … Continue reading

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Labor History

June 01 The Ladies Federal Labor Union Number 2703, based in Illinois, was granted a charter from the American Federation of Labor. Women from a wide range of occupations were among the members, who ultimately were successful in coalescing women’s … Continue reading

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