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April 2019 Legislative Plans to Protect Rights and Create Jobs

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  • New Davenport Casino will Bring Union Jobs

    Faced with a choice between a downtown casino location built by out-of-state contractors and a location near Interstate 80 using local union labor, the Davenport City Council selected the latter. Yesterday, the council voted to enter into a contract with …

  • WIND FARMS TO BENEFIT FROM FISCAL CLIFF DEAL

    One of the less-publicized elements of the fiscal cliff deal reached by Congress on New Year’s Day was the extension of the Wind Energy Tax Credit, which gives developers an economic incentive to construct wind farms. The extension will affect …

  • ILLINOIS COULD ADD $275M FOR ROADS AND BRIDGES IN 2013

    When Illinois’ lawmakers return to Springfield over the next week, they will decide whether to add $275 million to this season’s budget for road and bridge construction. This money is part of $400 million that could be added to the budget …

  • FISCAL CLIFF DEAL COULD BOOST INFASTRUCTURE

    ​With the “fiscal cliff” fast approaching, Congress and the White House have offered contrasting proposals, but one item in President Obama’s package is especially encouraging– the allocation of between $50 billion and $75 billion for new infrastructure spending. Some pundits have …

  • ILLINOIS ANTI-UNION CONSTITUTIONAL BILL FAILS

    Associated Press: November 7, 2012 (CHICAGO) — A proposed amendment to the Illinois Constitution that would have made it more difficult to expand public employee retirement benefits has failed. With about 90 percent of the vote reported on Wednesday morning the …

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