WASHINGTON (PAI)--For the second time in three years, a Republican Senate filibuster threat killed the Paycheck Fairness Act, legislation designed to bring the U.S. towards the goal of equal pay for equal work.
Republican Gov. Rick Scott of Florida is out to steal the election for his party by purging tens of thousands of potential Obama voters from the voter rolls.
For the labor movement and its allies, today's recall election of Scott Walker is only part of a groundswell of inspiring actions that began with a historic uprising early in 2011.
Tthe Republican-dominated Statehouse redistricted Texas so that, in spite of a gigantic population gain by Democratic-leaning Latinos, Republicans could be sure of taking three of the new congressional seats.
If the mayor's budget is approved, it will reduce Memphians' library access by nearly 25 percent.
Under the banner "A Better New York for All," City Councilor Jackson set the tone for the day: "Youth services is our number one priority. We are going to fight tooth and nail until the cuts are restored."
A coalition of parent, community, student and labor groups brought their message to the Philadelphia city School Reform Commission
The American Federation of Government Employees, which represents all federal poultry inspectors, is telling the Obama administration to reject planned new poultry inspection rules.