Daily Archives: October 28, 2015

AFSCME LOCAL 2985 DONATES $1100 TO PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS

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CORALVILLE – Today, AFSCME Local 2985 presented an $1100 donation from their memorial fund to the Patriot Guard Riders at an event at the Iowa Medical and Classification Center. Steve Cox, the Patriot Guard Riders Iowa State Captain, was on … Continue reading

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Working People Praise Reauthorization of Export-Import Bank

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka made the following statement after the House reauthorized the Ex-Im Bank charter: The House has taken an important step to help ensure that American businesses and workers have the opportunity to compete successfully for export opportunities … Continue reading

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STATEMENT FROM HOUSE DEMOCRATIC LEADER MARK SMITH ON REPUBLICAN ATTACK ON LGBTQ YOUTH & PUBLIC SCHOOLS

“This is another shameful Republican attack on LGBTQ youth and our public schools.  Rep. Kaufmann and Republican Leaders Upmeyer and Hagenow are simply looking for a phony excuse to kill the anti-bullying bill and shortchange funding for public schools again … Continue reading

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Labor History

October 29 Japanese immigrant and labor advocate Katsu Goto is strangled to death, his body then strung from an electric pole, on the Big Island of Hawaii by thugs hired by plantation owners.  They were outraged over Goto’s work on … Continue reading

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