Daily Archives: April 17, 2017

More than 200 organizations oppose calls for new constitutional convention, warn of dangers

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As wealthy special interests groups increase their efforts, constitutional rights and public interest groups stand in opposition to an Article V convention that could rewrite the U.S. Constitution Today 230 national, state, and local groups are releasing a letter in … Continue reading

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Our 5th Annual LGBTQ Health & Wellness Conference is coming up on Saturday, April 29 at Des Moines University from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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Our 5th Annual LGBTQ Health & Wellness Conference is coming up on Saturday, April 29 at Des Moines University from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.! This year’s conference theme is Facing Our New Reality, and we hope you’ll join us. … Continue reading

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Town Hall with Sen. Chuck Grassley

You may have seen in the news recently on the impact that concerned members of the community have had by going to town halls. If you haven’t signed up to attend a town hall yet, will you join other members … Continue reading

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ISP DRUG INFILTRATION ALLOWED WITHOUT LOCKDOWN

DES MOINES – AFSCME Council 61 President Danny Homan issued the following statement in response to a rising drug problem at the Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison: “In recent weeks, a total of twelve inmates have been tied to … Continue reading

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Labor History

Today’s Labor Quote: Pope Francis “Work is fundamental to the dignity of the person.”  April 17 The Supreme Court holds that a maximum-hours law for New York bakery workers is unconstitutional under the due process clause of the 14th amendment – … Continue reading

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