Daily Archives: December 4, 2017

Call Now about the Tax Bill

  Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka in response to the Republican tax bill passing the Senate: The GOP tax bill that passed the Senate by one vote is nothing but an attack on America’s workers. We will pay more, … Continue reading

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Progress Iowa Calls on Grassley To Apologize

Des Moines, Iowa — After voting at nearly 2:00 Saturday morning to raise taxes on working families in order to give tax breaks to millionaires and billionaires, Senator Chuck Grassley justified his vote in part by stating “I think not having the estate … Continue reading

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Fort Dodge Legislative Tour

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Reminder: Protests To Save Net Neutrality December 7th

Reminder: Protests To Save Net Neutrality December 7th Posted on December 3, 2017 by Trish Nelson by Dave Bradley 5 minutes See BFIA’s previous post on the upcoming protests https://blogforiowa.com/2017/11/30/protests-against-fcc-plan-to-kill-the-internet-dec-7-in-ames-des-moines-cedar-rapids/ This is a reminder that net neutrality protests will be held across the … Continue reading

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Are you angry yet? Tax “reform” will be followed by Medicare, Social Security “reform”

by NH Labor News Late last night, the Senate passed its version of the tax cut bill.  Next step? According to GOP leaders, it will be “entitlement reform.” Which includes the Social Security and Medicare benefits you have been paying for … Continue reading

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Retirees React to Shameful Senate Tax Vote

Statement by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, on the Senate tax bill vote today.  “Today’s Senate vote was shameful. “With less than 2 weeks of consideration and debate, Senate Republicans just voted to give whopping … Continue reading

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Labor History

Labor Quote of the Day: Walter Reuther “First we must organize them, that’s the easy part, then we must unionize them, that’s the hard part.”  December 04 President Roosevelt announces the end of the Works Progress Administration (WPA), concluding the four-year … Continue reading

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