April

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-raiswageky520x304.jpg

Minimum wage hike drive moves into high gear

The labor-backed campaign to raise the minimum wage resumed as the "Raise The Wage" bus headed for more states, while Maryland became the second state to enact a multi-year hike of the wage to $10.10 an hour.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-reid520x300.jpg

Senate Republicans block equal pay bill

GOP senators today killed the Paycheck Fairness Act, a mini-version of which President Obama ordered into existence yesterday for employees of federal contractors. 

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-bustourcrowd520x310.jpg

Fast for families activists demand Cantor support immigration reform

On February 24, two buses, one with a northern route, the other covering the south departed from Los Angeles. to visit 70 cities, ending up in Washington on April 9.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-giveamericaraise520x304.jpg

Senate battle on minimum wage hike to erupt after Easter

That announcement by Senator Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, brought cheers from a jammed Capitol rally after the labor-backed "Raise The Wage" bus ended its 11-state tour by halting at the foot of Capitol Hill.