Stripping the collective bargaining rights of teachers, nurses, firefighters and snowplow drivers to close a modest budgetary gap is illogical. How can stripping away a workers’ voice on the job raise dollars? Answer: It doesn’t.
Big corporations think they matter more than you do. From the Citizens United decision to "corporate personhood" they are grabbing more power-at the cost of citizen power. Across the country, corporate-funded state legislators are rushing to push through bills that would limit your right to vote.
Enough is enough. Tell our state legislators that it's us they need to be looking out for-not corporations.
Thanks to your help, we were able to call on Congress to pass a clean two-month extension of unemployment insurance (UI) benefits in December. This meant that families didn’t have to worry about how they were going to keep a roof over their head and put food on the table during the holidays.