Daily Archives: June 19, 2015

ARA Update

  In a Setback for America’s Retirees, Fast Track Passes U.S. House  After a temporary victory on trade for retirees last week, the House of Representatives brought up Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) again, this time using special maneuvers to ensure … Continue reading

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IDP Statement on Iowa Supreme Court Decision Affirming Women’s Right to Healthcare

DES MOINES – IDP Chair Dr. Andy McGuire issued the following statement in response to a ruling by the Iowa Supreme Court this morning upholding a woman’s right to healthcare and expanding access to vital care and services for Iowa … Continue reading

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Bring Back Glass Steagall, and Alexander Hamilton

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By Paul Gallagher, Editor, Executive Intelligence Review Most importantly for our economy and our future, one 2016 Presidential candidate, former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley, is out campaigning for restoring the Glass-Steagall Act; other candidates are close, and may join that … Continue reading

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Senator Taylor to host Mount Pleasant MHI news conference

Media Advance 1 PM, Tuesday, June 23 Mount Pleasant Treatment Center ICN Room, 1200 E. Washington Street Mount Pleasant, IA, 52641   Local, state leaders to urge Governor Branstad to sign bipartisan legislation continuing services to Iowa families at the … Continue reading

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Senate Fast-Track Vote Tuesday – What We Must Do Now

Now that the House passed a stand-alone fast track trade promotion authority bill Thursday, the action shifts to the Senate and a likely Tuesday rush vote. Fast track in essence preapproves the still-secret Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and future corporate-deregulation and … Continue reading

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Labor History

June 20 Birth of Albert Parsons, Haymarket martyr – 1848 The American Railway Union, headed by Eugene Debs, is founded in Chicago. In the Pullman strike a year later, the union was defeated by federal injunctions and troops, and Debs … Continue reading

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