Mid-Term Senate Races Matter: Heller’s High Water

U.S. Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) released the below statement after a right-leaning federal judge in Texas nullified the Obama Administration’s Department of Labor overtime rule. “The former Obama Administration’s expansion of the federal overtime rule would have devastated Nevada’s business owners and job creators. Since the rule was issued last year, I have been strongly …

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Gutting Protections for Working People?

Concerns are rising that Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress are preparing to revoke a suite of Obama-era executive orders that have provided basic protections for U.S. workers. These executive orders raise wages, improve worker safety, and help ensure that taxpayer dollars do not support companies that break the law. Specifically, the orders under threat: …

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Bernie Sanders: Agenda for America—12 Steps Forward

Bernie Sanders, a challenger to Hillary Clinton, for President of the United States has put forth his “Agenda for America” Rebuilding Our Crumbling Infrastructure We need a major investment to rebuild our crumbling infrastructure: roads, bridges, water systems, waste water plants, airports, railroads and schools. It has been estimated that the cost of the Bush-Cheney …

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