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Statement of EPI President Lawrence Mishel on Rep. Schakowsky’s Proposed Jobs Legislation

Rep. Jan Schakowsky announced today that she will introduce legislation to create more than two million jobs in school construction and maintenance, making physical improvements in...

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Kucinich Stands Up for the Rights of Workers, Organizes Opposition to Bill to Gut the National Labor Relations Act

Washington D.C. (August 15, 2011) – Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH), who has consistently defended the rights of workers nationwide, is organizing within the Congress to protec...

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August 4: Call With Leader Nancy Pelosi--STOP the Medicare Cuts!!

This is our time be heard in the streets and at the ballot box. It's our chance to shout down right-wing proposals that would break our promises to retirees. And it's our moment to...

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The Ryan Republican Budget (House Concurrent Resolution 34)

On July 31, 2011 we celebrate the 46th anniversary of the Medicare and Medicaid programs. On August 19, 2011 we will celebrate the 76th anniversary of Social Security. The Ryan Rep...

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Medicaid: What Is It? Who Is Covered Under Medicaid?

Download fact sheets from the Alliance for Retired Americans by clicking MORE below:...

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CWA 73rd Convention Resolution: Oppose Columbia Free Trade Agreement

Resolved: CWA opposes the U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement and will work to educate leaders in the U.S. about how this Free Trade Agreement moves our global economy in the wrong ...

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Tell Congress: Stop Offshoring Jobs. Start Rebuilding America.

Our leaders should be promoting job growth here at home and protecting workers’ rights, not approving trade deals that will destroy U.S. jobs and decimate what’s left of American...

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Illinois AFL-CIO Legislative Update

The Illinois General Assembly concluded its one day session on Wednesday last week. Both chambers are scheduled to return to Springfield for the fall veto session on Tuesday...

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HELP SAVE MEDICARE!

Believe or not, Washington politicians are pushing an EXTREME plan to end Medicare as we know it. They want to replace Medicare with a voucher system that would put seniors at the ...

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HELP STOP The Korea FTA Deal NOW!

A total of fifteen union leaders from the Chicago area signed onto letters opposing the Korea FTA which was faxed to congressional members Rush, Quigley, Davis and Gutierrez's stat...

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