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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.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Does Melbourne deserve an AFL priority pick?
Melbourne captain Nathan Jones says he is unsure whether or not his club deserves a priority pick, but was nevertheless left "shattered" by what was "obviously an embarrassing performance" by the Demons on Sunday in their 64-point defeat at the hands of GWS.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Wisconsin Governor's Race Is Dead Heat
With the latest polls in Wisconsin showing Republican Gov. Scott Walker in a dead heat with Democratic opponent Mary Burke, there is only one major issue: Walker himself, a national figure and his reforms of healthcare and pensions for many public employees.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Exide Technologies Issues Layoff Notices to Employees at Vernon, California Recycling Facility
Exide Technologies , a global leader in stored electrical-energy solutions, today issued layoff notices to certain employees at the Company's recycling facility in Vernon, California.
Eagles dealt blow: LeCras ruled out
Essendon are breathing a sigh of relief, with star West Coast forward Mark LeCras ruled out of Saturday's crunch AFL clash at Etihad Stadium.
Nightclub manager Tropeano bashed AFL star's twin
NEARLY 30 drivers have been caught attempting to evade new point-to-point speed cameras - with manoeuvres including swerving onto the wrong side of the road - new SA Police figures show.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Ian Prendergast wants to stay at AFLPA
The AFL Players Association's hierarchy could be revamped further in light of Ian Prendergast's preference to stay at the organisation and work alongside new boss Paul Marsh, despite missing out on the CEO's position.
Sherwood's Notebook: The Mayoral Campaigna Cleaning Up
Union leaders on Monday milled about in front of the imposing headquarters of the AFL-CIO on 16th Street, a strip of yellow "caution" tape warding off any vehicles that might try to pull onto the expansive driveway.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Obama Scales Back Lobbyist Ban on Commissions After Suit
President Barack Obama is reversing part of a ban he imposed on lobbyists serving on federal boards and commissions after lobbyists went to court to argue the prohibition violated their free-speech rights.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Workers get chance to decertify union four years after NLRB said no
On Aug. 20 and 21, the workers at a Houston plant owned by Lamons Gasket Co. will vote whether to retain United Steelworkers of America as their union .
Sunshine State News
Democrats, Liberals Reap Massive Cash Advantage from Top Political Spenders
With less than 100 days until the November midterm elections, updated federal campaign finance records show Democrats and liberals are way ahead of their Republican counterparts in receiving donations from large organizations.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Essendon, James Hird take on ASADA at Federal Court
The Essendon Football Club and suspended coach James Hird head to the Federal Court today to begin a challenge against the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority's ongoing investigation into the club's 2012 supplements program.