Women's Groups Showing Labor Who's Boss
The movement 'in crisis' has groups like Emily's List taking the lead-to get needed female voters out this November.
The comeback of Wayne Carey
Wayne Carey says the first time he started commenting on football he wasn't passionate about it.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Major Sacramento labor leader Bill Camp fired over Kevin Johnson's strong mayor initiative
Bill Camp, the outspoken executive secretary of the Sacramento Central Labor Council, has been fired, apparently because of an internal dispute over Kevin Johnson's strong mayor initiative.
Finance and Commerce
Top Projects: The Penfield
Financing : AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust Fund, Dougherty Mortgage, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, St. Paul Housing & Redevelopment Authority, Metropolitan Council, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, and Ramsey County Editor's note: This is the 15th installment in Finance & Commerce's Top Projects of ... (more)
Mental health talkback forum
Prof Patrick McGorry is working with the AFL on a research project tracking players' mental health.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Los Angeles Dodgers
Top prospect Seager among four heading to AFL
Infielder Corey Seager is one of four Dodgers prospects named Tuesday to the Glendale Desert Dogs' roster for the upcoming Arizona Fall League.
Quinn among Phillies prospects headed to AFL
Pitchers Colton Murray, Ryan O'Sullivan, Ethan Stewart and Nefi Ogando will be pitching for Scottsdale in the Arizona Fall League.
Cuomo's union troubles underscore years of tensions, analysts say
Local public school teacher unions, anti-frackers, and other activists protested outside a Democratic spring dinner at Villa Lombardi's in Holbrook Tuesday evening, April 28, 2014, where Governor Andrew Cuomo was scheduled to headline the event.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Sydney Morning Herald
Ex-AFL player sues over foot injury
Ex-AFL key defender Matthew Egan is suing a surgeon and the Geelong club doctor over a foot injury that caused him to miss out on the 2007 grand final victory over Port Adelaide and ended his football career.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Wollongong Bulldogs savage Kiama Power
Premiers Wollongong Bulldogs made it a perfect five successive grand finals in South Coast AFL with a dominant 38-point victory over Kiama Power in Saturday's blockbuster qualifying final at West Street Oval.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Aker welcomes probe into cyber bullying claim
Jason Akermanis says he welcomes an official investigation after being at the centre of a complaint for breaching the AFL Victoria cyber safety policy.
Press & Sun-Bulletin
In re-election bid, Cuomo spurned by public unions
In re-election bid, Cuomo spurned by public unions Cuomo battled with public-workers unions.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Cuomo says he has "overwhelming support of the union movement"
Cuomo says he has "overwhelming support of the union movement" Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/VIFJ3t Public-employees unions have spurned Gov. Andrew Cuomo in recent weeks, choosing to mainly stay on the sidelines during his re-election bid rather than endorse him.
The Ararat Advertiser
'Educate yourself' - Crocker on tackling violence against women
THE IMPACT of violence against women didn't hit home for North Melbourne Football Club's Darren Crocker until an emotive presentation by a woman directly exposed to it.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Anchorage Daily News
Union leader urges Mallott, Walker to join forces in race for governor
The state's top union official said Wednesday he doesn't believe the Alaska AFL-CIO will endorse anyone for governor if the two leading challengers to Gov. Sean Parnell can't agree to merge their campaigns, with one becoming the other's lieutenant governor.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
The Daily Caller
Unions Hesitant To Endorse Andrew Cuomo
The 2.5 million-member New York chapter of the AFL-CIO is taking a pass on endorsing Cuomo despite originally supporting him during his first run for governor in 2010, The Legislative Gazette reported Tuesday.
106.7 KISS FM
More Unions Snub Governor Cuomo
The New York State AFL-CIO has announced the candidates it is endorsing in the fall elections.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
No AFL-CIO endorsement for New York Gov. Cuomo
The New York State AFL-CIO on Monday announced the candidates it is endorsing in the fall elections.
Albany Times Union
The state branch of the AFL-CIO is throwing its support behind state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli as the clock ticks down to Election Day.
Creative Loafing Tampa
Mitch Perry Report 8.18.14: Political consultants think Eastern Hillsborough voters are pretty stupid
Eastern Hillsborough is easily the most socially conservative part of the vast county, but there are a sizable number of Democrats out there who believe that credible moderate candidates have a chance.