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Across the nation, women are creating change for working families more than ever before. The Women’s Leadership Academy is ready to train more AFSCME women to be leaders of that change.

It’s not a secret that drug prices in the United States are rising much faster than inflation.

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

July 25, 2018

Contact: Mazie Stilwell, Communications Specialist

(515) 246-2637 | [email protected]

 

INJUNCTION ON PAUL PATE’S VOTER SUPPRESSION IS A WIN FOR IOWANS

DES MOINES – AFSCME Council 61 President Danny Homan issued the following statement following the temporary injunction of the majority of Paul Pate’s voter ID law: 

The Janus case was an attempt to deliver a knockout blow to millions of working people and their families who looked to the Supreme Court as an independent institution that advances equal rights and fundamental freedoms for all.

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

June 27, 2018

Contact: Mazie Stilwell, Communications Specialist

(515) 246-2637 | [email protected]

 

AFSCME STATEMENT ON JANUS V. AFSCME SUPREME COURT RULING

DES MOINES – AFSCME Council 61 President Danny Homan issued the following statement following the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Janus v. AFSCME Council 31

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

June 12, 2018

Contact: Mazie Stilwell, Communications Specialist

(515) 246-2637 | [email protected]

 

AFSCME ENDORSES FRED HUBBELL FOR GOVERNOR

DES MOINES – AFSCME Council 61 President Danny Homan issued the following statement following the endorsement of Fred Hubbell for Governor:

When he first took a job at the Centralia Correctional Center in Illinois, Keith Kracht knew that a career in public service wouldn’t make him a millionaire. But then again, that’s not why he went into public service.

AFSCME President Lee Saunders lashed out at the Trump administration after President Donald Trump signed a series of executive orders to make it easier to fire federal workers and weaken their unions.

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

May 24, 2018

Contact: Mazie Stilwell, Communications Specialist

(515) 246-2637; [email protected]

 

AFSCME RESPONSE TO BOULTON CAMPAIGN SUSPENSION

DES MOINES – AFSCME Council 61 President Danny Homan issued the following statement in response to Nate Boulton’s decision to suspend his campaign for Governor: