Post Tagged with: "Government Unions"

July 7, 2012 08:45

Tax dollars fund union lobbyists

Obama’s union jobs funds get diverted to pay for union workers to do union work including lobbying for more union pay and benefits from taxpayers. How stupid can we get?

June 25, 2012 13:51

Public unions pushing cities to bankruptcy

Public unions are suing to force bankrupt cities to honor high pension benefits. If cities file bankruptcy union contracts could be thrown out.

November 23, 2011 07:12

Union War on Wisconsin Governor Walker

Out-of-state Big Money will pour into Wisconsin to dump Gov. Walker and his lieutenant governor, Rebecca Kleefisch, plus four GOP state senators the unions don’t like much, either. (No pushovers, those four legislators.) Massive funds will come from dues collected in other states (in the spirit of solidarity) to be dispensed in far-off Wisconsin. Why?

October 22, 2011 10:38

Biden pushes $95 million campaign funding with “rape and murder” fear tactics

Biden’s recent comments supporting the $35 billion union funding “jobs” bill will put at least $95 million into Democrat campaign coffers. Public sector union employees in California alone already generate $20 million A MONTH in political campaign influence.

September 27, 2011 07:27

Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels on Good Government, Reforming Education, & Collective Bargaining

Gov. Mitch Daniels (R-IN), now serving in his seventh year as the state’s CEO, has clearly left his mark on Indiana. This year, with Republicans in control of the state legislature, he’s continued to reform government, enacting landmark education reforms. Daniels shared stories of his policy accomplishments in a wide-ranging speech last week at Heritage. He’s the author of a new book, “Keeping the Republic: Saving America by Trusting Americans.”

September 6, 2011 07:44

Labor Lobbying, Union PAC Contributions and More

Labor unions often flood the radio, television and mailboxes with their messages in hopes of swaying public opinion.

August 22, 2011 04:46

Taxpayers, State Employee Unions in Brutal Fight

On one side are the embattled state employee labor unions. It is one of the few places where labor unions still have some power left. For decades union membership has been declining all over the country. This is a fight they must fight if they are to survive.

July 26, 2011 07:56

Central Falls Gives Ballots to Police and Firefighters Asking for 50% Pension Reductions or Risk Losing Everything in Bankruptcy Court

What cannot be paid won’t. Taxpayers have had enough. Central Falls is a small and troubled city, but this same scene is going to eventually hit Pittsburgh, Oakland, Houston, Detroit, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, and most likely every major city in the country.

June 29, 2011 06:26

Connecticut Governor Plans To Fire 5,500 State Employees As Unions Reject Compromise

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy announced Tuesday he will seek to fire 5,500 state employees and leave 1,000 vacancies unfilled after public employee unions rejected a $1.6 billion concession plan.

April 5, 2011 05:15

How Democrats keep getting elected

The Hollywood conservative, Andrew Klavan, nails public sector unions and their incestuous relationship with Democrats.