Lawmakers Will Join Labor Leaders To Rally in Washington For Full TSA Union Representation

Reps. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) and Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.) plan to rally with organized labor in Washington to call on Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to grant full collective bargaining rights to more than 50,000 workers at the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Airport security personnel — known as transportation security … Continue reading

Senate Democrats: GOP Has ‘No Excuse’ To Block Senator Reid’s Jobs Bill

Senate Republicans have “no excuse” to block a jobs bill set to come up for a procedural vote Monday because they have supported its key provisions in the past, Democrats say in a statement. Senate Democrats will seek to overcome a filibuster to move ahead with a $15 billion piece … Continue reading