Republicans on the committee favor closing the deficits entirely by cutting spending, including Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security.
Considering the many cuts found in the Governor's budget, some wonder why he continues to spend public funds by ordering the arrest of peaceful protesters at Occupy Nashville
Thousands of students, labor leaders, and community activits tuned in to the AFL-CIO’s “America Wants to Work” National Teach-In last week.
Hundreds of Frederick County workers packed the county hearing room to speak to the five county commissioners two days in a row this week.
Over 200 community activists, union members and students rallied outside of right-wing Republican Senator Roy Blunt's office in St. Louis demanding "no cuts" to Medicaid, Medicare and Social Security.
A video produced by the Labor Education Service outlines the many public services being affected by the state government shutdown.
Calling the economy "not as good as it's been, but definitely on the mend," California Governor Jerry Brown released a revised budget proposal.
Recently H.R.1 passed in congress cutting $60 billion from the federal budget. One of the programs hit hardest is the Pell Grant program which was stripped of $5.7 billion.
"Youth apathetic? ... Anyone who wakes up before dawn to drive across the state and rally at the capitol is not apathetic!"
The nation's official unemployment rate declined ever so slightly for the third straight month in February, down 0.1 percent to 8.9 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced last week.