Daily Archives: January 9, 2018

Fund services rather than tax cuts, Iowa poll finds

DES MOINES — A majority of Iowa voters would prefer fully funded public services like education and water quality to a tax cut, and four out of five believe the state’s minimum wage should be increased. That’s according to a … Continue reading

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Gov. Reynolds delivers Condition of the State address

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds delivered her first Condition of the State address on Tuesdaymorning at the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines. Below are her remarks, as prepared for delivery: Lieutenant Governor, Mr. President, Madam Speaker, legislative leaders, Senators … Continue reading

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People’s Condition of the State

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Ending Temporary Protected Status for El Salvador Undermines Our Freedom to Fight for All Working People

In response to the Donald Trump administration’s announcement of the termination of Temporary Protected Status for El Salvador, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka issued the following statement: Today’s decision will force hundreds of thousands of hardworking people who have lived in … Continue reading

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Labor History

Labor Quote of the Day: H.L. Mitchell “Nowhere in human history can one find that a nation, a race or a class of people have become free men and upstanding citizens without first having the benefit of selforganization” – Mitchell (right) … Continue reading

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