There were protests to demand power be restored and for more help with the clean up. This situation to too big and too costly for private, profit-making companies to handle.
GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney is utterly disconnected from workers in America.
Eighty demonstrators gathered outside the Hilton Anatole luxury hotel to clarify understanding of the true program of Mitt Romney.
The drop in workers' income, piled on a prior decline, was so deep that it may take until 2020 before workers' incomes match their peak set in 2000.
At the Ohio State AFL-CIO Convention delegates heard a continuous cascade of powerful appeals to fully mobilize labor behind the President in the all-important November election.
AFL-CIO Pres. Trumka was not surprised by the findings, which back up the federation's emphasis on the drastic impact the recession - known as the Bush Crash - has had on workers and families.
Florida workers were hit hard by the Great Recession and the economic recovery is coming to them more slowly than their counterparts in other states across the nation.
In a Sept. 5 prime time speech to the Democratic National Convention, King said Obama went against popular sentiment when he constructed the rescue plan for the two firms.
"For almost 20 years I have been a proud member of UAW Local 1112; thanks to President Obama, I still am."
A broad coalition of city residents and leaders is launching a campaign to assure the future of the 90,000-student City College, beleaguered by years of budget cuts.