Daily Archives: January 21, 2016

Union Veterans Council hardhat stickers

Sisters and Brothers: I can’t believe how popular our Union Veterans Council hardhat stickers have been. We’ve processed thousands of orders and we’re processing even more as I write this. We post a picture each week of a user-submitted photo … Continue reading

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New estimate: Iowa Medicaid savings below projections

Gov. Terry Branstad’s plan to privatize Medicaid will save the state millions of dollars less than the figure on which lawmakers based this year’s budget, documents obtained by The Des Moines Register show. The revised estimate shows a savings of $36.6 … Continue reading

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Guest View: Citizens United ruling bolstered Iowa’s importance

Enlarge Photo Andy McGuire Iowa Democratic Party In just 11 days, Iowans will gather with their friends and neighbors to discuss the future of our county and caucus on behalf of their preferred presidential candidate. The first in the Nation … Continue reading

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Labor History

January 22 Indian field hands at San Juan Capistrano mission refused to work, engaging in what was probably the first farm worker strike in California – 1826 (Farmworker’s Friend: The story of Cesar Chavez is a thoughtful and moving book about … Continue reading

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