Missouri's new Republican House leader declared a Republican mandate for a "change in the culture of how we operate," but a freshman lawmaker thinks otherwise.
Ohio's Republican Governor-elect John Kasich declared war on all public employees and workers employed under state contracts - a full month before taking office.
Thousands of inmates in at least seven prisons across the state of Georgia staged a one-day peaceful protest in the form of a strike for their human rights, Dec. 9. The action is aimed at the Georgia Department of Corrections and is being called the biggest prisoner strike in recent U.S. history.
Advocates for women's equality denounced yesterday's unanimous Republican vote to kill a bill that would have strengthened enforcement of women's right to equal pay.
The Leadership Conference on Civil Rights released a list of six priority bills Congress should enact before recessing for Thanksgiving.
Cheers for workers defending the little candy company that makes those hearts, and jeers for the venture capitalists putting on the squeeze.
In a major step forward for better air quality around the nation's ports, U.S. District Judge Christina Snyder ruled Aug. 26 that the Port of Los Angeles is within its rights to implement a Clean Trucks Program.
The docks near you might be getting a breath of fresh air soon, with a crucial piece of environmental legislation introduced into Congress last week.
The Obama administration is urging the Senate to end wage discrimination against women by passing the Paycheck Fairness Act.
WASHINGTON (PAI) - Policies on whether, and how, to aid the nation's families have gotten caught in the poisonous political partisanship permeating the country, said speakers at a panel on the future of families.