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This past Saturday, you might have been cooking a late breakfast, planning a fun weekend activity or taking some quiet time with your family.

It’s easy to say that the 2020 election is the most important of our lifetimes, but hearing this firsthand from AFSCME Retirees, many of whom have dedicated their lives to public service and making America a better place to live, shows the urgency to us all.

If there’s one thing the 2020 election has in spades, it’s choices – and not just the choices between Donald Trump and Joe Biden, Mike Pence and Kamala Harris, and choi

For Immediate Release: Friday, July 28, 2017

Contact: Joe Farrell, Abby Finkenauer for Congress (319) 382-6671

Contact: Mazie Stilwell, AFSCME Council 61 (515) 210-9045

AFSCME COUNCIL 61 ANNOUNCES ENDORSEMENT OF ABBY FINKENAUER IN IOWA’S FIRST CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

July 5, 2017

Contact:

Mazie Stilwell, Communications Specialist

(515) 246-2637

[email protected]

ISP RIOT WAS DOWNPLAYED BY DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

DES MOINES – AFSCME Council 61 President Danny Homan issued the following statement regarding Saturday’s violent uprising at the Iowa State Penitentiary: 

DES MOINES – AFSCME Council 61 President Danny Homan issued the following statement regarding the expiration of the State of Iowa employee contract and other city, county, and school contracts:

The attached lawsuits were filed with the Polk County District Court at 8:00 AM on Monday, February 20, 2017. They challenge the constitutionality of HF 291, the bill gutting collective bargaining for public employees in Iowa.