American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees: AFSCME Iowa members lobby legislature

Saturday, January 26th, 2008

“Almost 200 AFSCME activists converged on the state capitol in March to educate legislators about the benefits of an increased cigarette sales tax and stronger corporate accounting laws.

“First-time participants included an estimated 40 home care providers who care for the elderly and people with disabilities who would otherwise have to live in institutions. Some of those workers were accompanied by their ‘consumers’ as well.” …

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