Daily Archives: March 6, 2017

Pate’s Partisan Plan Will Make It More Difficult to Vote in Iowa

Pate’s Partisan Plan Will Make It More Difficult to Vote in Iowa   Des Moines–In response to the public hearing to be held this evening at 7:00 pm at the Iowa State Capitol on HF 516, Iowa Democratic Party Executive … Continue reading

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Voter Suppression – Moral Monday Iowa March 6, 2017

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Bank of Labor welcomes National Consumer League following NCL actions protesting Wells Fargo policy

  WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Bank of Labor’s Washington, D.C., office today issued the following statement regarding recent actions by the National Consumers League protesting Wells Fargo’s policy on mandatory arbitration. “As a labor majority owned and operated bank, we … Continue reading

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As Iowans Rally Around Trump, His Administration Stabs Farmers in the Back

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DES MOINES–Iowa Democratic Party Chair, Derek Eadon, issued the following statement in response to pro-Trump, “Spirit of America”, rallies held in Iowa today: “President Donald Trump turned his back on Iowa and the entire farming community this week with an … Continue reading

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Action Alert and Public Hearings

***ACTION ALERT*** Let’s start with some good news. With your help, we were able to kill several bills this week that were part of the Republican agenda: vouchers, death penalty, and life begins at conception.  Thanks to you for the … Continue reading

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Workers Comp Media

Committee: Commerce (House) Public Hearing: HSB 169 Bill Title: A bill for an act relating to workers’ compensation and including effective date and applicability provisions. Members: Cownie-CH, Mohr, G.-VC, Oldson-RM, Wills, Watts, Vander Linden, Pettengill, Ourth, Meyer, McConkey, Lundgren, Landon, … Continue reading

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Labor History

Today’s Labor Quote: Joe Hill, from his song “There is Power in a Union” There is pow’r, there is pow’r In a band of workingmen. When they stand hand in hand, That’s a pow’r, that’s a pow’r That must rule … Continue reading

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Call you Reps about the Affordable Care Act

It’s bad enough that Paul Ryan and the House Republicans are rushing to repeal the Affordable Care Act. They can’t wait to take affordable health insurance away from 30 million Americans. Now they are hiding their plan from the public. … Continue reading

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