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Today's Teamster News 04.17.13

Congress Quietly Repeals Congressional Insider Trading Ban  NYU Local   ...there’s one piece of legislation that both Democrats and Republicans hate unanimously: the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act, a law passed last year designed to prevent insider trading among lawmakers and government officials by requiring them to post disclosures of their financial transactions online. ... it was repealed on Friday without debate...

Today's Teamster News 04.16.13

Our Public Transportation System Is a Sweatshop on Wheels  truthout   ...The deterioration of the nation’s public transportation, like the deterioration of health care, education, social services, public utilities, bridges and roads, is part of the relentless seizing and harvesting of public resources and programs by corporations...

Today's Teamster News 04.11.2013

Republicans applaud chained CPI in Obama budget  Politico   ...It would decrease the amount paid out in Social Security benefits by lowering the rate of cost of living adjustments...
Republicans Attack President's Budget for Social Security Cuts  CNN   ..."He's going to have a lot of pushback from some of the major senior organizations ... and Republicans as well..."

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