Saturday February 16, 2019
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BY staff | Washington, D.C. | 5/21/14
House speaker John Boehner (R-OH) still refuses to allow a vote on legislation to restore unemployment compensation to the long-term jobless.
BY staff | Washington, D.C. | 5/11/14
Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez urged an immediate vote on bill to extend benefits for the long term jobless in a May 7 letter to Republican House Speaker John Boehner.
BY staff | Washington, D.C. | 4/18/14
Legislation to restore unemployment benefits to the long-term unemployed is being blocked by House Republicans.
BY staff | Washington, D.C. | 3/19/14
House Speaker John Boehner came out today, March 19, against the Senate measure to restore unemployment benefits for the long-term jobless.
BY Daniel Williams | Milwaukee, WI | 3/06/14
Despite freezing cold temperatures, Milwaukee students and anti-war activists rallied in solidarity with the Venezuelan government on March 23.
BY Tom Burke | Detroit, MI | 12/06/13
In a blow to Detroit unionized public workers and their pensions, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven W. Rhodes ruled on Dec. 4, that workers’ pensions are not protected.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 11/22/13
On Nov. 19, President Obama stated in an interview at the Wall Street Journal CEO Council that he was willing to go along with the piecemeal approach to immigration reform advocated by Republicans in the House of Representatives.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 10/15/13
Today, Oct. 15, right-wing Republicans in the House of Representatives stopped the House Republican leadership from trying to pass a compromise measure to re-open the federal government and raise its debt ceiling.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 9/30/13
On Sept. 29, the House Republicans passed a temporary spending bill for ten weeks, starting Oct. 1 if the Affordable Care Act (often called Obamacare) is delayed for a year. With the Democrat-controlled Senate already having turned down similar measures and a veto promise from President Obama, the federal government is headed for its first shut down since 1996.
BY Tom Burke | Grand Rapids, MI | 8/25/13
More than 200 immigrants and their supporters marched for immigrant rights on Aug. 24.
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