News From: Politics

by Brian Young | on May 20, 2020

VA Union Sues to Stop Trump Appointed Board

The union that represents employees at the Veterans Affairs (VA) Department is seeking an injunction to prevent the Trump-appointed Federal Service Impasses Panel from unilaterally imposing a...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 04, 2020

Poll Shows Overwhelming Support for Post Office Bailout

Like many businesses in the United States, the United States Postal Service (USPS) is facing huge revenue declines thanks to COVID-19. Postmaster General Megan Brennan told Congress in early April...

by Guest Post | on Apr 30, 2020

Trump Exempts Worker Pay Requirement in CARES Act

This week, CWA President Chris Shelton joined with six other labor union leaders to raise the alarm about procedures that the Trump Administration has put in place that waives the requirement for...

by Brian Young | on Apr 29, 2020

10,000 Federal Employees Sick with COVID-19

A grim number has been reached with over 10,000 federal employees testing positive for COVID-19. The stunning number means that in just the last month the rate of infection has quadrupled within the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 28, 2020

McConnell Refusing to Pay Police Pensions

In an interview with conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the following:

by Daniel Hinton | on Apr 10, 2020

A Thank You to Bernie Sanders

This has been a long primary process for everyone, no one more than Sen. Bernie Sanders.  We all know how 2016 went. Then the Vermont senator spent the early half of Trump’s presidency...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 03, 2020

Trump Spins 250k COVID-19 Death’s

If you have been listening to Trump’s press conferences recently, you may have heard him say that only losing 100,000 to 250,000 people to COVID-19 would be a good thing. However, this is...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 27, 2020

Highlighting Trump's Lies

The United States has gone over 1,000 deaths from coronavirus and now has the most positive tests for coronavirus in the world thanks to Trump's inaction. Throughout the process, Trump has failed...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 20, 2020

NY and Federal Government Pass Paid Sick Leave

This week we released a scare story that was meant to inspire change. It highlighted the fact that there is not a federal paid sick leave policy, meaning that millions of Americans could lose their...

by Frank Emspac | on Mar 13, 2020

Covid-19: Treatment and Programs, Not Tax Breaks!

The covid-19 virus shows the complete inability of the US health system to serve the majority of its citizens. But one thing is clear- a tax break and a bailout of the cruise industry will not deal...