Daily Archives: April 26, 2016

ATTENTION! CRITICAL ACTION ALERT ON DOT FUNDING!

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The Transportation Budget Bill, Senate File 2320, is now in a Conference Committee. Conference Committees are used to resolve differences between versions of bills passed by the House and Senate. The Senate Majority passed a budget that includes $9.7 million … Continue reading

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Congress Must Pass Pro-Worker Puerto Rico Debt Legislation

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Factsheet: Union Recommendations on Amendments to PROMESA (Washington, DC, April 26, 2016) – On a conference call today, union and faith advocates for the people of Puerto Rico discussed ways Congress can do its job and help end the humanitarian … Continue reading

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republican medical cannabis plan fails

 republicans ignore comprehensive iowa plan, fail to pass an alternative Des Moines, Iowa – After refusing to debate a comprehensive plan offered by Democratic lawmakers to allow Iowans to access medical cannabis in Iowa, House Republicans failed to pass their … Continue reading

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Labor History

April 27 First strike for 10-hour day, by Boston carpenters – 1825 James Oppenheim’s poem “Bread and Roses” published in IWW newspaper Industrial Solidarity – 1911 President Dwight Eisenhower signs Executive Order 10450: Security Requirements for Government Employment. The order listed “sexual … Continue reading

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