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Pennsylvania Sunday Papers on EFCA and Sen. Specter

Posted in EFCA, Filibuster, Senate, Special Interests
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette both carry pieces today on the probability that EFCA may be re-introduced in the coming weeks.  We have previously observed — both in prior blog posts and in our white paper on EFCA in the 111th Congress — the central role Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter (R) will play in EFCA’s prospects this year.  That notion… Continue Reading

Labor Holds EFCA Rally on Capitol Hill; No News About Timing of Introduction

Posted in EFCA, Legislative Strategy, Special Interests
Today’s rally in support of the Employee Free Choice Act came and went without the bill’s re-introduction as some speculated might happen.  By most accounts, a few hundred union leaders and supporters joined a few Senators and Congressmen at the Capitol for the rally. The AFL-CIO reported that “thousands” turned out to hear speeches by the… Continue Reading

More on today’s rally

Posted in EFCA, Legislative Strategy, Special Interests
From the Washington Examiner: Thousands of workers from across the nation will gather on Capitol Hill today to hold a massive petition delivery event urging passage of the Employee Free Choice Act. Kicking off the delivery of 1.5 million signatures in support of the legislation to members of Congress; activists from the nation’s unions and… Continue Reading

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