Dear EMILY’s List supporter, The GOP is shaking in its boots. Why? We’ve got a late-breaking opportunity to win a House seat for Democrats. EMILY’s List candidate Kathy Hochul is running in a special election in New York’s 26th district, where Republican Congressman Chris Lee resigned after a scandal. New polling shows Kathy with a slight lead over her opponent, so she has a real shot to win this May …Continue reading →
Memories are made from dreams. Days gone by events you’ve seen. The days move by so fast. You hardly think they’ll ever last. When you’re young they go so slow. It gives you time to mature and grow. You dream about the days of your life. The joys, the pleasures and even the strife. I’ve lived in New York, Los Ang eles and Asheville too. I’ve worked in Savannah, Texas …Continue reading →
by Mike Hall, May 10, 2011 Last year, when Congress passed the Affordable Care Act, it was a “historic milestone on our path toward a more just society,” says AFL-CIO Executive Vice President Arlene Holt Baker, “But we also know that much work is left to be done.” That work includes moving to a single-payer, universal health care model as called for by the AFL-CIO Convention in 2009 and today …Continue reading →
A new bill in the NC Senate would eliminate Same-Day Registration and youth pre-registration, slice a week off Early Voting, end Sunday voting, and require other changes that will make it much harder for millions of NC citizens to vote. We will fight this bill (S-657) and keep you updated about what you can do to help.
History of Workers’ Compensation in North Carolina This summary is a history of workers’ comp in North Carolina that will give a better perspective of how we arrived at the introduction of HB 709 and SB 544. At one time in our history, if a worker had an accident on the job it was left up to the employee to make out the best they could. Even if the accident …Continue reading →
11th District Convention May 14 Saturday : 11th Congressional District Democratic Convention Haywood Community College Bell Auditorium Registration will begin at 11:00 am with the convention starting at 12:00.
by Tula Connell, May 3, 2011 Imagine one day you woke up and there were no sanitation workers to pick up the pile of stuff in your trash. No letter carriers or postal workers to move your mail. No teachers in the classrooms, no firefighters to stop your neighbor’s house—or yours—from burning to the ground. Such is the scenario being created by many Republican lawmakers in the states who are …Continue reading →
Just verified this with Snopes and it is REAL. ALSO WENT TO TRUTH OR FICTION, IT’S on their site also. PLEASE INFORM EVERYONE you know! 1.) Emails with pictures of Osama Bin-Laden hanged are being sent and the moment that you open these emails your computer will crash and you will not be able to fix it! If you get an e-mail along the lines of ‘Osama Bin Laden Captured’ …Continue reading →
David R. Anders, PFFPNC Presidet Contact every legislator with the attached messages: The attached flyer was sent to me by our attorney Travis Payne, and as a prompt, I have included one additional documents from the North Carolina Department of Commerce called North Carolina Accolades. If we are to be successful with holding off workers’ comp changes, we must keep putting the information before our legislators or they will soon …Continue reading →
Getting Osama: What We Should Have Done In The First Place … But Republicans Wouldn’t Do By Bill Scher Created 05/02/2011 – 1:15pm Osama bin Laden’s demise came after President Barack Obama restored counter-terrorism operations to America’s top national security priority, reversing President George Bush’s decision — before and after the 9/11 attacks — to deprioritize the effort to destroy al Qaeda. Bush may have coined the phrase “global war …Continue reading →