Daily Archives: June 16, 2015

The TPP fight lingers on

Good morning, As you all know the fight on the TPP lingers and goes on.  It is our understanding that our information on the TPP fight is the most up to date and timely because of the number of dedicated … Continue reading

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CEO: Trade deals may force me to close factory

Iowa is all about agriculture. I get that. I even own some farmland and watch the commodity prices daily. I earn my living running a factory and have been doing so for more than 30 years. Five years ago, my … Continue reading

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Hits and Misses at 2015 Session

Missed opportunities will get another chance in 2016 Posted: 15 Jun 2015 10:46 AM PDT The 2015 session was the first year of the 86th General Assembly. Bills approved this year by only one chamber are still eligible for debate … Continue reading

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Labor History

June 17 Twenty-one young women and girls making cartridges at the Washington, D.C. arsenal during the Civil War are killed in an accidental explosion. Most of the victims were Irish immigrants. A monument was erected in the Congressional Cemetery, where … Continue reading

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