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Deal on New Guest Worker Program Clears Path For Immigration Reform

Monday, April 01, 2013

It’s been more than 25 years since the last immigration reform, but as early as next week we could see movement on this issue that has long ailed the country. Eight Senators who've been working on drafting a comprehensive immigration bill are expected to present it, following an agreement on the new guest worker program between businesses and labor unions.

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School Bus Strike Impasse

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Larry Hanley, international president of the Amalgamated Transit Union, discusses the state of the school bus strike negotiations--and the union's position.

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Why the NFL Ref Lockout Had the Public on Labor's Side

Thursday, September 27, 2012

NFL referees have managed to do what public sector employees in Wisconsin and teachers in Chicago couldn’t: Inspire near-unanimous public sympathy for the demands of organized labor.

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AG Schneiderman Looks to Force Big Donor Disclosure

Wednesday, August 15, 2012


The attorney general believes a section New York charities law enables him to regulate any group that collects more than $25,000 from New York state donors.


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Who Had the Better Week—Cuomo or Christie?

Friday, March 23, 2012

Cuomo ekes out a settlement on pension and redistricting reforms, while Chris Christie must be thrilled that he's got Democrats talking tax cuts.

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Opinion: Where Are the Liberals? Here, Here, and Here

Friday, January 13, 2012

Earlier this week, New York Times columnist David Brooks asked, "Where are the liberals?" The short answer is that they are everywhere—pushing solutions, envisioning a stronger America and building a movement.

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