It's hurting our communities, said demonstrators in downtown Detroit protesting the tea party led government shutdown.
WASHINGTON (PAI)-Charging ahead with their ideological agenda, the right wing Republicans who run the House Education and the Workforce Committee voted on April 17 for one of their pet causes, replacing overtime with comp time.
Remember Rosie the Riveter? This image was created to inspire women to do the work that was typically done by men. Since then, women have made huge advances in the workplace.
Senate offices are getting buried under tens of thousands of letters and a huge coalition has managed to spur one million calls into the Capitol.
A new report released today on Equal Pay Day shows that the yearly median pay for women in America is $10,784 less than their male counterparts.
Payday loan companies can charge up to 1,950 percent interest; Missouri voters may be able to change that in November.
It's no surprise that this week's meeting of America's Health Insurance Plans, the health insurance industry's national trade association, was greeted by a "welcoming committee."
Vermont has taken the first step towards creating a statewide single-payer government-run health care system.
The U.S. is one of the few nations in the industrialized world that do not guarantee health care.
Single payer legislation has passed the California legislature three times already, but was vetoed each time. Now activists hope the fourth time will be a charm.