The U.S. Postal Service announced Wednesday that it will stop delivering mail on Saturdays, although it will continue Saturday package delivery.
The Progressive Caucus bill, called the Balancing Act, invests in job creation and calls for paying for those investments with defense cuts.
When the Minnesota legislature convened Jan. 8, everything had changed - and nothing had changed
"We cannot cut our way to job creation," the Rev. Broadnax told labor and community allies here as they held a press conference out-side of the Delmar-Loop Social Security office.
Over 100 demonstrators gathered Dec. 4 outside Pennsylvania Democratic Sen. Bob Casey's office on Market Street.
Diane Fleming first encountered Social Security when she was three years old. Now she's 70, and one of hundreds of people descending on Congress.
A broad coalition of city residents and leaders is launching a campaign to assure the future of the 90,000-student City College, beleaguered by years of budget cuts.
The AFL-CIO is "strongly against" extending the Bush tax cuts for the top 2 percent of the nation's earners, but fears congressional Democrats may blink on the issue, Legislative Director Bill Samuel says.
Many question the necessity scientific research, especially of sending instruments into the the solar system and building telescopes that are ever more ambitious.
One could be forgiven for thinking that shuttering state's only tuberculosis center during the worst outbreak in 20 years isn't a particularly good idea.