Posts Tagged ‘Labor Unions’
 

 
 

“Fair Share” Bill: The Camel’s Nose Under The Tent

Written by Patti Brown The lines in the sand have been drawn and it’s unlikely that the public hearing in the State House last night on HF2420 —the controversial “fair share” or “reasonable reimbursement” bill as it...
by Polly Twocents

 
 
 

Iowa Association of Business and Industry Hits the Airwaves

The Iowa Association of Business and Industry (ABI) has launched a grassroots media campaign this week aimed to stop a controversial proposal that forces workers to pay fees to labor unions. The statewide radio campaign will fo...
by The Iowa Republican

 
 
 

GOP Candidates Sound off on Culver’s Executive Order

Roberts Criticizes Culver’s Executive Order for Big Labor Special Interests Republican gubernatorial candidate Rod Roberts is criticizing Governor Culver for signing an executive order intended to benefit “Big Labor” spec...
by The Iowa Republican

 

 
 

Culver’s Fundraising Numbers: Not as Impressive as they Seem

Governor Culver’s fundraising numbers might not be all that they seem to be after all. Yesterday, Culver said that his campaign had raised over $2.14 million in 2009. The number is impressive, but some of the other stats that...
by Craig Robinson

 
 
 

You Get What You Pay For

This month, Iowa PACs and political parties will have to disclose their contributions and expenditures for the first half of the year. In the past, I have not paid much attention to this report. Instead I focused on the candida...
by Krusty Konservative

 

 
 

Culver and the Democrats Moving Forward With Open Scope Bargaining. School Administrators Left in the Dark.

With the legislative session winding down, it seems like some bills are finally dead. The mental health parity bill is dead. A 5% biodiesel mandate is dead. The so-called puppy mill bill is dead. It was going to cost the state ...
by Craig Robinson