Daily Archives: October 18, 2017

CORRECTIONAL OFFICER STABBED FIVE TIMES BY WHITE SUPREMACIST AT IOWA STATE PENITENTIARY

DES MOINES – AFSCME Council 61 President Danny Homan issued the following statement regarding the stabbing of a Correctional Officer at the Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison: “This morning, a Correctional Officer at the Iowa State Penitentiary was stabbed … Continue reading

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Opioid Abuse in Iowa

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DES MOINES, Iowa _ A legislative committee met twice, recently, to take another look at the state’s response to the epidemic of opioid abuse, an issue that lawmakers have been unable to address in the past. Rep. Chuck Isenhart, D-Dubuque, … Continue reading

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The ‘Fake’ Grassley: Senator Held Just 15 Public Meetings in 2017, Continues To Avoid Iowa’s Largest Counties For Public Meetings

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Progress Iowa Publishes Updated Research, Again Debunking The Myth of the Senator’s Annual ‘Full Grassley’ 99 County Tour Extensive Research of Grassley’s Meetings Show He Consistently Avoids Iowa’s Largest Counties When Holding Public Meetings DES MOINES – Progress Iowa today released updated, … Continue reading

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#StandingtogetherFightingback: The Listening Tour | Interfaith Alliance of Iowa

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#StandingtogetherFightingback: The Listening Tour | Interfaith Alliance of Iowa Are you concerned about the hatred, bigotry, and violence we are seeing in our country? Do you believe all people should be treated equally and with respect in our communities and … Continue reading

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Labor History

Labor Quote of the Day: Saul Alinsky “Change means movement. Movement means friction. Only in the frictionless vacuum of a nonexistent abstract world can movement or change occur without that abrasive friction of conflict.” photo: Saul Alinsky October 19 The National … Continue reading

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