Daily Archives: March 21, 2016

More Groups Join Coalition Demanding Grassley Act On Nomination

Iowa Starting Line A crowd of over 50 Iowans formed a rally outside the federal building that houses Chuck Grassley’s office in Des Moines on Monday. They were there to implore the Senate Judiciary Chair to hold hearings and a … Continue reading

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Urge Governor Branstad to Say NO to More Corporate Tax Breaks

Governor Branstad has a choice to make – he can side with more tax cuts that the state can’t afford, or he can side with the people of Iowa who for years have faced cuts to education and public services … Continue reading

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Raising Iowa’s minimum wage is a moral imperative

Iowa has gone longer than any other state since raising its minimum wage. On January 1, 2008, the current rate of $7.25 per hour became effective. Eight years later, without a single increase, more Iowans have slid into poverty. We … Continue reading

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Iowa congressional ballot promises compelling races

The fields are set for five federal elections in Iowa, promising spirited races in the June party primaries and perhaps some of the most closely watched contests in the nation this fall. Friday was the deadline for Democratic and Republican … Continue reading

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Labor History

March 21 American Labor Union founded – 1853 March 22 Mark Twain, a lifelong member of the Int’l Typographical Union (now part of CWA), speaks in Hartford, Conn., extolling the Knights of Labor’s commitment to fair treatment of all workers, … Continue reading

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SPEAK OUT! Defend the Raise in North Liberty.

The North Liberty City Council has minimum wage on the agenda  this Tuesday night and we need to send a message that lowering people’s wages is not OK!  Join us as we speak out and remind North Liberty Councilors that … Continue reading

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2016 Iowa Election list

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