Public sector employees are fleeing Wisconsin unions due to Gov. Scott Walker’s labor reforms.
Lawmakers discussed on Sunday the packed 2014 legislative agenda and focused on the immediate extension of federal unemployment benefits.
“It’s good for the economy,” Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) said. “It’s good for the country. Every one of these people that are long-term unemployed, they spend the money. They don’t put it in the bank. It helps small business. That’s why small businesses favor this … they know it’s good for the economy.”
A Colorado Democrat wrote on Facebook about Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker being raped after he signed into law that an ultrasound must be conducted before an abortion can take place
New Hampshire voters support the continued operation of the Guantanamo Bay detention facility and say detained suspected terrorists should be tried in military tribunals rather than civilian courts, according to a Washington Free Beacon poll.
Michigan will become the nation’s 24th right-to-work state Thursday, giving workers the ability to opt out of forced unionism for the first time.
The Wisconsin Democratic Party has dropped its spokesman from that position after he compared Gov. Scott Walker (R.) to serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer on Twitter.
As the Chicago Teachers Union strike enters its fourth day, President Obama finds himself stuck in the middle of the unfolding contract battle between the city and the labor union.
A recent ProPublica investigation into political nonprofits failed to disclose that one of the organization’s donors is a significant player in the world of “dark money” advocacy, while other contributors maintain deep ties to 501(c)4 groups supporting President Obama’s reelection campaign.