Category: Politics and Elections
Prosecutor Says Governor Wants ‘Special Favors’
Gov. Rick Perry is “making a mockery” of the Texas’ justice system, said the special prosecutor overseeing the state’s abuse-of-power case against Perry.
Google, Facebook, Yelp Abandon ALEC
If you Google “companies that have cut ties with ALEC,” you’ll find…Google. AFSCME was one of 50 organizations that earlier this month urged the Internet giant to stop funding ALEC.
A Message for AFSCME Members from Sen. Elizabeth Warren
Senator Warren has a message for AFSCME members. While Senator Warren is not on a ballot this November, she reminds us why it’s so important that we get out to vote this fall.
Help us Register 1,000 New Voters
Tuesday, Sept. 23, is National Voter Registration Day! It’s important to make sure that your voter registration is up to date well in advance of Election Day, Nov. 4.
Wisconsin Governor’s Report Card Shows Failing Grade
Governor Walker sacrificed public education funding in favor of millionaires.
Don’t Want to be Evil? Drop ALEC
If Google wants to adhere to its “Don’t Be Evil” motto, AFSCME and other organizations are urging the Internet giant to stop funding evil and cut ties with ALEC, which pushes bills that advance corporations at the expense of working families.
Philadelphia City Workers Reach Tentative Agreement
BBQ & Politics Potent Mix in Kentucky
AFSCME members turn out to hear good-old fashioned political stump speeches at the annual Fancy Farm picnic.
Renewing Voting Rights
Rights Amendment Act of 2014 would guarantee the right to vote.
Senate Faction Rejects More Jobs
Extremist right-wing senators led by Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) showed their true colors by voting to block a bill that would have meant more jobs for American workers.
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