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The Ryan Republican Budget (House Concurrent Resolution 34)

On July 31, 2011 we celebrate the 46th anniversary of the Medicare and Medicaid programs. On August 19, 2011 we will celebrate the 76th anniversary of Social Security. The Ryan Rep...

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Medicaid: What Is It? Who Is Covered Under Medicaid?

Download fact sheets from the Alliance for Retired Americans by clicking MORE below:...

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CWA 73rd Convention Resolution: Oppose Columbia Free Trade Agreement

Resolved: CWA opposes the U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement and will work to educate leaders in the U.S. about how this Free Trade Agreement moves our global economy in the wrong ...

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Tell Congress: Stop Offshoring Jobs. Start Rebuilding America.

Our leaders should be promoting job growth here at home and protecting workers? rights, not approving trade deals that will destroy U.S. jobs and decimate what?s left of American m...

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Illinois AFL-CIO Legislative Update

The Illinois General Assembly concluded its one day session on Wednesday last week. Both chambers are scheduled to return to Springfield for the fall veto session on Tuesday...

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Believe or not, Washington politicians are pushing an EXTREME plan to end Medicare as we know it. They want to replace Medicare with a voucher system that would put seniors at the ...

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A total of fifteen union leaders from the Chicago area signed onto letters opposing the Korea FTA which was faxed to congressional members Rush, Quigley, Davis and Gutierrez's stat...

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NAFTA-Style Job-Killing Korea Free Trade Agreement.

Only the House of Representatives can stop the Obama administration?s horror-show plan to implement Bush?s NAFTA-style job-killing Korea Free Trade Agreement. The vote on this deal...

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Wisconsin Anti-Union Law To Take Effect

A divided Wisconsin Supreme Court handed Republican Gov. Scott Walker a major victory Tuesday, ruling that a polarizing union law that strips most public employees of their collec...

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Memorial Day, Veterans and Social Security!

Recently, there has been a move afoot from far-right Republicans to cut Social Security way back, or even privatize the system, and put everyone at the whim of the stock market. W...

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