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AFL-CIO Backed Demcratic Coalition Begins Push for Glass-Steagall

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) stated in a public meeting in Massachusetts last week that when Congress reconvenes (Monday), she and others would begin a major push to pass Glass-Steagall. Today, Americans for Financial Reform (AFR), a Democratic Coalition group formed … Continue reading

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“Moral Decay” in Detroit, Illinois Decision, Pensioners Robbed

Michigan and Illinois are among only seven states with clauses in their constitutions prohibiting cuts to public pensions. Yet by hook (Federal court in Detroit) and by crook (state legislature in Illinois), a ruling and a law last week ripped … Continue reading

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Rep. Conyers Calls for Hearings on Detroit Bankruptcy

  20 July (LPAC) Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich), who represents a section of Detroit, issued a letter July 20 to the head of the House Judiciary Committee, Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va), seeking a hearing on the July 18 decision by … Continue reading

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