Bulletpoint No. 1: The union vote could be key in both the primary and the general election
In 2016, unionized workers were essential in helping Hillary Clinton maintain her lead over Bernie Sanders. Although a handful of major unions endorsed Sanders, most of the biggest ones — including the NEA, the SEIU, AFSCME, UFCW and the UAW — endorsed Clinton.
For more than a quarter century, the American labor movement has been struggling to convince Democrats of the value of unions and the crucial role they play in the struggle for social and economic justice.
If an investor was searching for the country’s most explosively successful commodity, they might look to the ground for natural resources or to Wall Street for some new financial instrument. But, the most meteoric success story can be found virtually all around us—in the booming video game industry. Growing by double digits, U.S. video game sales reached $43 billion in 2018, about 3.
Do tax incentives for new construction “rob” area schools of needed funds? Some Normal Town Council candidates are claiming tax-incentives for economic development hurt area schools.
On October 15, the Normal Council agreed to a $29.2 million, five-story office building in Uptown Normal, deemed the “Trail East” project.