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The quiet evolution in Springfield

Patiently and without rancor, Gov. Bruce Rauner and several union leaders have negotiated new employment contracts that will create a more efficient state workforce and reduce some of the pressure to lay off state workers in flat-broke Illinois. Five Teamsters bargaining units and 12 trades units...

Penultimate EU Member State Ratifies Association Deal With Georgia

Italy became the 27th member of the 28-nation European Union that ratified an Association Agreement between Georgia and the bloc, the Georgian Foreign Ministry said in a statement Thursday.

Despite California's budget surplus, unions eye tax hikes

Here is one thing for California to be thankful for: The state treasury is overflowing with tax money. Long gone are the dark years of multibillion-dollar deficits — $42 billion in 2008 — and sharp cuts in state services, especially healthcare for the poor and education. Credit the recovering national...

Teachers cheer potential cutback on Common Core

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The teachers union cheered recent revelations that Gov. Cuomo may seek to reduce the role of state tests in teacher evaluations.

The Palestinian Authority’s Brutal Treatment of Journalists

The Good and the Great, with the president of the United States and the utopians of the European Union in the lead, work single-mindedly for the creation of a Palestinian state. It is axiomatic in these exalted circles that peace in the Middle East will come only when the Palestinians have this state. Show More Summary

Texas Republican Wants Vote Seceding From U.S.

An executive committee member of the Texas Republican Party wants a vote on whether the state should leave the union. …Tanya Robertson “already has support from a few other members” for her resolution, noting that she “got the idea for the resolution from the Texas Nationalist Movement.” …The Texas Nationalist Movement, a far-right anti-government group, [...]

Stay Union, Stay Strong: N.J. State AFL-CIO Calls for Solidarity in Face of Friedrich’s U.S. Supreme Court Case

Strong unions empower working people to fight for justice, fairness, dignity and respect. No matter the challenges that we face, your solidarity will ensure a strong and enduring labor movement for generations to come.

New York's Highest Court Denies Request To Release Eric Garner Grand Jury Minutes

The New York State Court of Appeals, the state's highest court, has denied an appeal brought by the NAACP and the New York Civil Liberties Union, among others, to release testimony heard by the grand jury that declined to indict Daniel Pantaleo—the NYPD officer who put Eric Garner in a fatal chokehold in Staten Island last summer. [ more › ]

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence sued over decision to block Syrian refugees

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is being sued over his decision to block Syrian refugees from resettling in the state. The Indianapolis Star reports the lawsuit was filed Monday night by the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana on behalf of Indianapolis-based nonprofit Exodus Refugee Immigration....

Brussels Terror Alert: US Military Bars Travel to NATO HQ City, State Dept Warns ‘Shelter in Place’

Brussels, Belgium is home to NATO headquarters and the European Union. It is also the base of operations for an... The post Brussels Terror Alert: US Military Bars Travel to NATO HQ City, State Dept Warns ‘Shelter in Place’ appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

The Time For The World’s First Transgender Studies Program Is Now

It would be hard to deny that 2015 has been a historic year for transgender Americans. The year has seen the first recognition of transgender individuals by a president during a State of the Union address, critical acclaim for the Amazon series “Transparent” and, of course, you’ve probably heard of a certain Caitlyn. Show More Summary

ECONOMIST: 'Jobs market is literally on fire in most states in the union'

The Bureau of Labor Statistics just released its monthly estimates of unemployment rates in all 50 US states and the District of Columbia, and things are looking pretty good. The Bureau noted that unemployment rates fell in 32 states and DC, went up in just 3 states, and stayed the same as September in 15 states. Show More Summary

NewsBusted: State of the [Marital] Union

"According to the Globe, Barack and Michelle Obama’s marriage is on the rocks: Friends say Michelle tries to talk to him about their problems, but the president offers no solutions. Only empty rhetoric." – Jodi Miller, NewsBusted.

Fraud And Hokum's Journal: The Nation Of Islam Say That They Will Not Oppose The Murder Of HBCU Albany State In With A Local White University Because The New School Will Have A "Black Progressive Student's Union" And Will Respond With Force If Any White S

HBCU Albany State University Will Merge With Darton State University, While The New Majority White School Will Retain The Name "Albany State" Source AJC: The Civil Rights Pharisees Of Georgia Agree To The Merger With A White School As...Show More Summary

Belgium Supports UN-Led Anti-ISIL Coalition, Including EU, US, Russia, Iran

Belgium advocates the creation of an anti-Islamic State coalition under UN auspices that would include the European Union, the United States, Russia and Iran, the Belgian prime minister said Thursday.

EU states to agree tighter passport checks: draft document

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union interior ministers are to agree on Friday to tighten checks at the external borders of the passport-free Schengen area to boost security after the attacks in Paris that killed 129 people, a draft document seen by Reuters shows.

Oklahoma Expands Rights For Same-Sex Parents

TULSA, Okla., Nov 17 (Reuters) - The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that custodial rights to children of same-sex couples in a union before gay marriage was legalized in the United States can be granted. The court reversed and...Show More Summary

Ex-FBI Agent Blames Paris Terrorist Attacks on EU Open Border Policy

The idea of open borders within the European Union (EU) undermines the national security of its member states, James Conway, a former FBI agent and counter-terrorism expert, told Radio Sputnik.

Oklahoma's top court expands custodial rights for same-sex couples

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The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that custodial rights to children of same-sex couples in a union before gay marriage was legalized in the United States can be granted. The court reversed and remanded an Oklahoma County District Court ruling as it expanded the rights of non-custodial parents in same-sex relationships. Show More Summary

A Shameful Episode: Dozens of States Refuse Syrian Refugees, as Texas GOPer Says It's Too Easy for Them to Buy Guns

European Union officials have now announced that all of the Paris attackers identified so far were actually EU nationals -- not Syrian refugees. But as you can see from the map above, there are now at least 28 states in which governors have indicated they'll refuse to admit Syrian refugees. Show More Summary

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