Daily Archives: March 13, 2017

GOP PLAN TO PUNISH WORKERS

It was a tough week for Iowans last week as Republican lawmakers rammed through bills to lower wages for 65,000 Iowans, put up new barriers to voting, and made our state a more dangerous place to live. The good news … Continue reading

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Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act, the number of veterans without health insurance has declined dramatically, to well under 10 percent.

I want to keep this simple and to the point, because this is extraordinarily important. Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act, the number of veterans without health insurance has declined dramatically, to well under 10 percent. As you … Continue reading

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Steve King is at it again.

He’s spewing racist rhetoric (even doubling down on it). Will you help us fight back? Congressman King tweeted just yesterday that we can’t “restore our civilization with somebody else’s babies” while supporting an anti-immigrant candidate for Dutch Prime Minister >> it’s … Continue reading

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IDP Calls for Iowa GOP Delegation to Censure Steve King and Remove His Name From Future Events

DES MOINES – In response to Rep. Steve King’s most recent display of racism, Iowa Democratic Party Chair Derek Eadon issued the following statement: “Iowa has a rich history of welcoming immigrants and refugees, and we strongly condemn King’s words. … Continue reading

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Iowa Association for Justice Action Alert Continue fighting for Iowa workers

Iowa Association for Justice Action Alert Continue fighting for Iowa workers Scroll to the bottom to contact your lawmakers. Click “Take Action” to email your Senator and House member and click “Call Your Lawmakers” for instructions and talking points before calling … Continue reading

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Labor History

  Today’s Labor Quote: DC Labor Chorus “We sing for solidarity. We sing for peace. We sing for jobs. We sing for justice. We sing for joy.” March 13 The term “rat,” referring to a worker who betrays fellow workers, … Continue reading

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