News From: Politics

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 26, 2019

Comcast Union Buster Hosts First Fundraiser for Joe Biden

Joe Biden finally announced the launch of his Presidential Campaign in a 3:30 video on Thursday. Biden is already the front runner, having led almost every poll. The former Vice President is also...

by Brian Young | on Apr 17, 2019

Illinois Bans Right to Work

In a complete 180, the new Governor of Illinois J.B. Pritzker has signed a bill into law that would make local Right to Work laws illegal in the state. The new law, which takes effect immediately,...

by Press and Media | on Apr 16, 2019

Bernie Sanders Rakes in $550k a Year

Let's be honest if there is anyone who can rub elbows with the rich and get them to do what's right it's Bernie Sanders. You decide! The AP has more on his income below. 

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 10, 2019

Sanders Skips Building Trades Legislative Conference

This week, leaders from the Building and Construction Trades Council met in Washington D.C. for their annual legislative conference. A mainstay at the event are elected officials and candidates for...

by Brian Young | on Apr 08, 2019

Bernie Sanders Vows to Ban Right to Work

On Monday, the International Association of Machinist (IAM) heard from Senator and Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders at their Transportation Department conference in Las Vegas.

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 05, 2019

Biden Courts the IBEW

Joe Biden might not be officially running for President, but he sure seemed like he was planning to jump in the race on Friday when he addressed the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (...

by Guest Post | on Apr 01, 2019

IBEW Activists Work to Bring Back Prevailing Wage to New Hampshire

This post was written by the IBEW Media Center For more than three decades, New Hampshire has been the lone New England state lacking a prevailing wage law. But after voters in November’s...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 01, 2019

Beto Inspires the Nation in his 2020 Presidential Campaign Launch

On Saturday, Beto O'Rourke officially launched his Presidential campaign with rallies in El Paso, Houston, and Austin. These rallies also coincided with thousands of livestream house parties...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 29, 2019

Prevailing Wage Bill Faces Opposition from Business Groups

Budget negotiations in New York are down to the wire and one of the bills that union members are still fighting for is a provision that would define public works projects in the state. The definition...

by Press and Media | on Mar 29, 2019

Trump's Scared Schiff-less

Now that the Mueller investigation is over, Trump and his cronies in the Republican Party are turning their eyes to Congressman Adam Schiff, the man who is leading the Congressional investigation...

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