Benedict Arnold Koch brothers get government handouts from the Farm Bill, which cuts $8 billion in food stamps.
Group Focused on Government Ethics Puts Scott Walker on List of “Worst Governors in America” Center for Media and Democracy ...Walker made the list of most ethically challenged public officials due to poor marks in several categories, including cronyism, scandal, mismanagement and excessive partisanship.
Teamsters YRCW Local Union Leaders to Meet on December 6 teamster.org ...The Teamsters National Freight Industry Negotiating Committee (TNFINC) has called a meeting with Teamster Local Unions that represent YRCW members on December 6th to review a forthcoming proposal from YRCW that modifies the existing Restructuring Agreement that is not scheduled to expire until March 31, 2015...
The influence of billionaire dark money groups has dramatically expanded to every level of government ever since the Supreme Court ruling on Citizens United. The high court decision allowed outside organizations like corporations and trade associations to spend unlimited money on political campaigns.
California Teamsters and allies used the power of their numbers last year to defeat Proposition 32, an anti-worker proposal secretly funded by the
Benedict Arnold Koch Brothers and other anti-worker billionaires. Now, California officials are demanding the billionaires' Proposition 32 slush funds pay back all of the money from donors that they refused to identify.
Families hoard cash 5 yrs after crisis Associated Press ...An Associated Press analysis of households in the 10 biggest economies shows that families continue to spend cautiously and have pulled hundreds of billions of dollars out of stocks, cut borrowing for the first time in decades and poured money into savings and bonds that offer puny interest payments, often too low to keep up with inflation...