GOP Health Bill Cuts Taxes $594B For Wealthy - Adds $200B Tax On Working Families - 03-13-17
By Doug Cunningham Americans For Tax Fairness says the Republican plan to kill the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, will deliver billions of dollars in tax breaks to corporations and the wealthy while adding taxes to working families. Americans For Tax Fairness is a coalition of groups including the AFL-CIO and SEIU.
National Nurses United Seeks Safe Staffing Law To Save Patient Lives In Ohio - 03-13-17
By Doug Cunningham When you go into the hospital if there aren't enough nurses to safely care for all the patients, you have a greater chance of dying. And yet California is the only state in the U.S. with a safe nurse-patient ratio law, thanks to a long effort by the National Nurses United nurse's union.
NJ Senate To Vote Monday On Letting Police And Firefighters Manage Their Own Pensions - 03-13-17
By Doug Cunningham The New Jersey State Senate is expected to vote Monday on legislation that would let police and firefighter unions manage their own pension systems. Legislation doing that was approved by a state Senate committee on a 10-1 vote. Police and fire unions in New Jersey may try managing their pension systems on their own.