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Public records transparency eroded with SEIU appointment

Gov. Kate Brown thinks Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 503 should be a leading voice on the state’s Public Records Advisory Council, which is charged with improving transparency in the state’s public records laws – which should tell Oregonians all they need to know about how seriously she’s taking this process. 8 more words

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Unions Protest the “War on Immigrants”

On June 10, 2002, protesters marched down Constitution Avenue with signs reading “STOP ASHCROFT’S WAR ON IMMIGRANTS” and “ASHCROFT: WHERE IS THE COMPASSION?”  These impassioned union members of SEIU (Service Employees International Union) Local 82 called for fair immigration laws and fair treatment of immigrants. 937 more words

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California state payroll increased by $1 billion in 2017, twice as fast as previous year

No wonder the state wants half of the businesses’ tax-cut savings. Someone’s gotta fund the bureaucrats.

From Sacrament Bee: California’s state payroll – excluding its universities – grew by more than $1 billion last year, twice the rate of growth as the previous year… 373 more words


Today! Details About Women's March to the Polls Takes Place in Chicago

With a government shutdown in temporarily in place, emotions are high in preparation of today’s Women’s March Chicago’s March to the Polls kicking off this morning with a video montage about the importance of Illinois women running for office, celebrating this year’s surge of women candidates and mobilizing women to get out the vote for the March primaries and November midterm elections. 457 more words