September

What's the beef? USDA toughens regulations

The New York Times reports that the beef industry is upset with the Agriculture Department over its new regulations on deadly food toxins found in ground beef.

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Post office of the future will be busier than ever!

It is time for us all to ask the billion-dollar question: What is the role of the United States Postal Service in the 21st century?

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Sharp rise in foreclosure notices

Home foreclosures grew sharply in August, a marked 33 percent increase after slowing to a trickle over the last year, making it the sharpest rise in four years.

GOP opens offensive against almost all regulations

Republican lawmakers in Congress have opened an unprecedented offensive against almost every type of government regulation.

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Congressional Progressive Caucus presents jobs plan

Following up on speak-outs it organized around the country during the summer  the Congressional Progressive Caucus Sept. 13 unveiled a far-reaching Rebuild the American Dream Framework, focusing on six areas for immediate and long-term job creation.

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Jackson: Jobs needed as state cuts endanger lives

People want to move from welfare to work, but the requirements to make that transition are missing.

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"We’re fighting for our jobs,” Chicagoans declare

Protesters declared, "Enough is enough," and called for a new people's coalition to engage in mass demonstrations to protect workers' rights and create jobs.

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Trumka: New GOP bill would gut workers’ rights

Republicans are backing a new bill they introduced after the NLRB filed a complaint against Boeing, which the board says retaliated against workers for exercising their rights.

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Close race for Weiner's Congress seat

Democrats are making a last minute push today, the day of the special election in New York's 9th Congressional District, where the surprisingly embattled Democratic candidate David Weprin is predicted to lose Republican Bob Turner.

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After record hot summer, get ready for winter

This summer has been the second hottest on record, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported last week. And there's more.

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