Unions Sacrificed In Reid-McConnell Filibuster Deal

By: Wednesday July 17, 2013 5:53 am

While some are trumpeting the deal reached between Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on filibustered nominees, the devil is in the details. Part of the deal involved President Obama withdrawing nominees to the National Labor Relations Board, a move one union leader considers a betrayal. Larry Cohen, president of [...]

CWA Targets Senate Filibuster In Ad Campaign

By: Thursday January 17, 2013 9:28 am

The Communication Workers of America (CWA) are launching an ad campaign for Senate rules reform: Having made U.S. Senate rules reform a top priority, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) today announced details of a paid media campaign ahead of the Senate vote on rules reform expected next week. As part of their over $300,000 [...]

Telecoms Love Pretend Net Neutrality Proposal; Democratic FCC Commissioner Copps Doesn’t

By: Thursday December 2, 2010 11:10 am

Here’s what the top telecom companies are saying about Julius Genachowski’s pretend net neutrality proposal. Time Warner Cable: “We would like to commend Chairman Genachowski, and everyone at the Commission, who have worked tirelessly to craft what we believe to be a fair resolution to these complex and controversial policy issues. We also want to [...]

Labor Poll: Voters Do Not Like The Excise Tax

By: Thursday December 10, 2009 10:15 am

The Communications Workers of America are stepping up their battle against the excise tax on high-end insurance plans, favored strongly by the Obama Administration, by releasing a new poll showing strong opposition to the measure. Voters across all five regions and 2010 frontline Senate states are strongly opposed to taxing high-cost health insurance plans as [...]

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