Daily Archives: April 6, 2017

Grassley, Senate Republicans Changed the Rules Because They Had No Other Way to Win

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‘Nuclear Option’ Ensures Only Partisan Consideration of Supreme Court Nominees DES MOINES — The Why Courts Matter Iowa coalition issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Senate changing the filibuster rules to ensure the confirmation of President Trump’s … Continue reading

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Elisabeth Buck new President of United Way of Central Iowa

After more than five years as President of United Way of Central Iowa(UWCI), Mary Sellers has been appointed United Way Worldwide’s U.S. President. Elisabeth Buck will succeed Sellers as President of United Way of Central Iowa (UWCI). Elisabeth currently serves … Continue reading

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Attend a forum on Friday —  Speak UP!

BETTENDORF Every Friday 9:30 AM at the Happy Joe’s ,2430 Spruce Hill Drive, Bettendorf, IA CHARITON Friday April 7, 10 AM Mosaic Office, 405 East McLane St. CORYDON Friday April 7 :  8 AM Wayne County Farm Bureau, 301 East Court … Continue reading

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Iowa families pay for GOP budget mess

Budgets are a moral document. They are supposed to reflect the state’s priorities. Years ago, we all understood that to develop Iowa’s economy and increase its population, we needed to invest in education to build our skilled workforce. We prided … Continue reading

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Labor History

Today’s Labor Quote:  Gael García Bernal, speaking about the migrant he plays in the film “Who is Dayani Cristal?” “I will never understand the extent of the dangers he faced. I can only try to retrace his steps and see where … Continue reading

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