Daily Archives: November 4, 2015

WIN Report: WIN Committees continue to elect labor-supporting candidates across Iowa.

Labor endorsed candidates won 24 of 32 (75%) of the November 3rd Races Altogether, Tuesday’s Municipal Election was a big night for Central Labor Council endorsed candidates. Seventy-five percent of endorsed candidates won their races with one race pending. Of … Continue reading

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Grassley Obstructing Justice

            Several people from different progressive groups stage a media event in front of the Des Moines Federal Building. “There are 67 vacancies across the country, including 31 that have been declared judicial emergencies and … Continue reading

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Call to Action: Support Local Jobs & Local Workers

Dear Brothers and Sisters, As you may have heard or read in today’s paper, the Davenport City Council will be considering an economic development deal with Kraft/Heinz concerning the construction of a new manufacturing plant in the Eastern Iowa Industrial … Continue reading

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Feds invite Iowans to join conference calls on fate of Iowa Medicaid Privatization

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is the federal Medicaid partner with the state of Iowa.  Iowa’s Democratic State Senators have asked CMS to stop, change or delay the Branstad Administration’s rush to privatize Medicaid. CMS is inviting … Continue reading

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Labor History

November 05 Eugene V. Debs, labor leader, socialist, three-time candidate for president and first president of the American Railway Union, born – 1855 Everett, Wash., massacre, at least seven Wobblies killed, 50 wounded and an indeterminate number missing – 1916 … Continue reading

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