Daily Archives: September 13, 2017

Labor and WIN candidates did very well in School Board Elections

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Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO Working Iowa Neighbors (WIN) candidates won over 70% of the endorsed races. “It was good to see so many citizens stepping up to run for school board across Iowa. We are very happy that so … Continue reading

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Shutdowns of Iowa prison units won’t be lifted amid state budget woes

Amid protracted state budget problems, Iowa prison officials have no plans to reopen three prison satellite units with room for about 400 inmates at Harpers Ferry, Clarinda and Fort Madison, as well as a community corrections facility in Sheldon. Iowa Corrections Director Jerry Bartruff initially … Continue reading

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Labor History

Labor Quote of the Day: Herbert Blyden “The world is hearing us! The world is seeing our struggle… And we are the vanguard! Standing here for all the oppressed peoples of the world.” – Blyden (right) was incarcerated in Attica Prison during the 1971 … Continue reading

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