Daily Archives: October 21, 2015

University of Iowa – Regents Must GO!

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BREAD FOR THE WORLD AND IOWA CATHOLIC CONFERENCE ANNOUNCE ‘VOTE TO END HUNGER’ RALLY

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Participants learn how to engage candidates to make hunger a priority issue DES MOINES, IA – In light of Pope Francis’ address to Congress, where he said, “The fight against poverty and hunger must be fought constantly and on many … Continue reading

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Continuing the fight to combat bullying

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October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Anything we can do to ensure the safety of all kids is welcome. This includes Governor Branstad’s recently established office for bullying prevention at the University of Northern Iowa’s Center for Violence Prevention. The … Continue reading

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Failure of the ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Bill in Senate a Win for America’s Communities

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on the Senate’s vote on the ‘Sanctuary Cities’ bill   Today’s Senate rejection of the so-called ‘Stop Sanctuary Policies and Protect Americans Act’ was the right thing to do. This bill was another attempt to scapegoat … Continue reading

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Iowa JobWatch: Nonfarm jobs dip again

Conflicting Signals as Jobless Rate Improves to 3.6 Percent IOWA CITY, Iowa — For the second straight month, both nonfarm jobs and the unemployment rate dipped slightly — to 3.6 percent — in new data for September released today by … Continue reading

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Iowa Democratic Party elects a loyal ally to their team

Des Moines, Iowa – The Iowa Democratic Party Central Committee met in Ames in October and elected Danny Homan to the position of 1st Vice Chair (VC-1) of the Party. Homan is president of the state’s largest union, American Federation … Continue reading

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