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by Brian Young | on May 26, 2020

Trump Makes Massive Cuts to Federal Regulations

Last week Trump signed Executive Order -13924, which would cut regulations that “impede economic recovery.” The move is part of a decades-long push by conservatives to drastically change...

by Guest Post | on May 21, 2020

Trump Flag / Union Logo Don't Mix

I saw a Trump 2020 flag on a house in Massapequa the other day, not unusual, as there are a lot of Republicans on Long Island. But what made me stop was the work truck in the driveway with an IBEW...

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...