• 10 reasons to vote for Kay Hagan

    From voting to preserve civilian jobs on N.C. military bases to fighting pay freezes, opposing Social Security privatization, and voting for laws to guarantee women receive equal pay for equal work – federal employees have multiple reasons to vote to re-elect Kay Hagan to U.S. Senate.

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  • Organizing to Win at 57th Annual Convention

    “Organizing to Win” was the theme as almost 200 delegates representing over 100,000 public and private sector local union members from across North Carolina and their guests convened the 57th Annual Convention of the North Carolina State AFL-CIO, which featured speeches by Kay Hagan, Tefere Gebre, and a special tribute to P.R. Latta.

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  • Be a link in the human chain against Chained CPI (7/2)

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    People in over 40 cities across the country will form a “Human Chain Against the Chained CPI”.

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  • NC’s unions step up campaign, say “Kay is Key” to immigration reform

    In print, on the radio, online, and over the phone, we’re telling Kay Hagan she’s key to creating commonsense immigration policy.

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  • Vigil-goers hope and pray Congress sees the light against cuts

    On December 10, dozens of workers, retirees, students, and veterans in downtown Raleigh joined others gathered in Greensboro and in Asheville to light candles and stand vigil outside congressional offices while their neighbors and faith leaders put the national debate over tax cuts for the rich and program cuts for the rest in personal terms.

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  • Special delivery from Working America for Kay Hagan (12/19)

    Join the AFL-CIO’s community affiliate, Working America, to deliver a stack of cards calling for Sen. Hagan to end massive tax cuts for the rich and protect the programs which protect the rest of us.

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  • Rally to Save the Postal Service…Again (4/12)

    In dealing with Congress, sometimes (often?) you just have to shake your head. Such is the case with the United States Senate, where North Carolina Senators Richard Burr and Kay Hagan are now considering a bill that would dismantle the United States Postal Service!

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  • Act Now to Save the DREAM Act

    Hagan needs to hear from us Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced he will offer the DREAM Act as an amendment to the Department of Defense authorization bill. A vote will likely occur this week and require 60 votes. The Developmental, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act will allow undocumented students who have […]

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  • Public Safety Bargaining Bill Passes U.S. House

    Bill now moves to Senate The U.S. House of Representatives took an important step forward in providing fire fighters, police officers, and other public safety workers collective bargaining rights by passing the Public Safety Employer-Employee Cooperation Act as an amendment to the war supplemental spending bill moving through the Congress. Most states already provide bargaining […]

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  • Health Care Can’t Wait — Major Actions Next Week (9/29)

    Wendell Potter, CIGNA whistle blower leads ‘Crucial Conversation’ The NC Justice Center will hold the next installment in it’s ‘Crucial Conversation’ lunch series next Tuesday, September 29, 2009. The guest speaker will be Wendell Potter. Until recently, Potter was a senior executive for corporate communications at CIGNA, a major private health insurance company. His job […]

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  • Successful 52nd Annual NC AFL-CIO Convention

    U.S. Senator Kay Hagan Elections, resolutions, and answering the call to action At our recently concluded 52nd Annual Convention in Atlantic Beach, NC, delegates took action on a range of issues, including the election of officers and executive board members, approving resolutions to guide our work for the next year, and writing letters to the […]

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  • Sen. Hagan Declares Support for the Public Option

    Let’s keep up the pressure for real reform! The U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee has released – with Senator Hagan’s support – health care reform legislation that would cover 97% of Americans at a 10-year cost of $600 billion – hundreds of billions less than an earlier proposal that did not […]

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