In San Jose, working people, and city workers in particular, have faced an antagonistic city government for the past eight years.
In a joint letter to lawmakers, the leaders of the nation's four postal workers' unions called the House GOP's scheme "outrageous and misguided."
The House GOP majority rejected a Democratic attempt to aid low-wage workers by ending federal government hiring of contractors who violate the law.
In spite of deep anger and skepticism about New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's sincerity, the Working Families Party has endorsed his re-election bid.
"Labor rights are now government-to-government in trade pacts, while corporate rights get to go over the top of governments."
The life of General Gordon Baker, Jr. was celebrated with a huge outpouring of many hundreds this past Saturday.
"We cannot and we will not stand silent while workers are impoverished through the supply chains of big business and attacked by their own governments."
The Forward Together Moral Movement from across North Carolina will demand that state legislators rescind laws they say are hurting the state's most vulnerable.
"I think it's a lousy idea."
"A city's investments should reflect the values of its taxpayers, and Walmart is consistently out of step with Portland values."