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News From: National Politics


by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 01, 2021

Anti-Union Groups Come After Walsh

One of President Biden’s last picks to fill out his cabinet was Boston Mayor Marty Walsh who he nominated to be the Labor Secretary. While Walsh has significant support within the labor...

by Brian Young | on Jan 28, 2021

Rep. Marjorie Taylor: Awful and Evil

Since being elected to the House of Representatives in November, Georgia Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene has been stirring up controversy. While some in Congress have pushed to limit...

by Brian Young | on Jan 26, 2021

Raise the Wage Act Calls for $15 Minimum Wage

Since 2009 the federal minimum wage has been stuck at $7.25 an hour. Currently, 20 states have minimum wages that are at or below the federal minimum wage. However, a new bill in Congress would raise...

by Brian Young | on Jan 22, 2021

Biden Repeals Union-Busting Executive Orders

On Thursday, Biden signed an order to direct OSHA to establish a temporary safety standard for COVID-19, a top priority of the AFL-CIO. On Friday, he followed that up by taking action on a top...

by Brian Young | on Jan 21, 2021

President Biden Fires Peter Robb

Just hours into President Joe Biden’s first term, he began delivering results for the union members that helped to put him into office. While the 17 Executive Orders that he signed got a lot of...

by Brian Young | on Jan 20, 2021

A New President

On January 20th, Joe Biden took the oath of office to become the 46th President of the United States. Biden taking office ends four years of chaos and inaction under Trump and hopefully ends the four...

by Brian Young | on Jan 13, 2021

Painters Union Launches PRO Act Campaign

With Joe Biden set to become President next week and Democrats gaining control of the Senate, while holding control of the House of Representatives, the push to pass the PRO Act has restarted. The...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 12, 2021

Will Unions' Calls to Resign Work?

Nearly a week ago Trump supporters attacked the Capitol in an effort to stop the certification of the Electoral College vote. They were spurred on by Trump, Senators like Missouri’s Josh Hawley...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 11, 2021

When Trumpers Kill Other Trumpers

In November of 2016, US Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick proudly cast his vote for Donald Trump for President of the United States of America. Then on January 6, 2021, he was murdered by men in...

by Press and Media | on Jan 11, 2021

NYPD Investigating Whether Officers Took Part in DC Riot

Following the attack on the US Capitol, there has been a national effort to track down the perpetrators. In New York, that trail has led back to both the NYPD and the FDNY. Read more below from...

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