LABOR SECRETARY SOLIS STILL PUSHING NO-VOTE UNION BILL
From LaborUnionReport.com blog In a Washington Post interview published on Saturday, it appears that President Obama’s Labor Secretary Hilda Solis is still pushing the no-vote unionization bill, otherwise misleadingly called
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California Election Returns Open Thread
The Secretary of State has the returns as they come in, now that the polls are closed. In addition to the budget slate on the ballot we have US House
Ethics of Obama’s New Labor Chief Questioned
Recently, we wondered aloud how anyone could expect a Secretary of Labor that has had a long history of being a member of various Big Labor groups can be expected
Did Hilda Solis violate BCRA, in addition to House ethics rules?
The DC Examiner noted that there could be another, even more serious issue with Hilda Solis. Recall that she was on teh board of Americans Right at Work (ARW), serving
Just a reminder: Geithner’s tax problem wasn’t less* than Daschle’s
He was merely first in the queue: Despite the fact that Geithner sailed through the confirmation process—while Daschle went up in flames—Geithner’s tax troubles were actually far more egregious. People
The Solis/White House emergency tapes have come to light!
LA Times blogger Andrew Malcolm seems determined to point out that, yeah, there are still opportunities for political humor in this country, even if Obama did get elected. His spoof
Hey Look! Another Tax Issue!
Link: The husband of President Obama’s Labor secretary nominee paid about $6,400 Wednesday to settle tax liens that had been outstanding for as long as 16 years against his business,
Obama Likes Tax Cheats Like Bill Clinton Likes Big Macs and Loose Women
It’s a freakin’ epidemic. Hilda Solis, a congress critter and Obama’s nominee for Labor Secretary, is married to Sam Sayyad. He has tax problems. Geez. Los Angeles County records showed
Labor Department makes rules to expose union corruption
From Paul Pringle at the LA Times: The U.S. Labor Department, in the final hours of the Bush administration, has toughened standards to require most unions to publicly report nearly
Labor Policy Follies
The confirmation hearings have begun for Labor Secretary nominee Hilda Solis. As discussed here, Solis was hardly responsive to the serious and important questions asked of her: Many Republicans oppose
Congressional Hispanic Caucus sold advocacy for donations
This story in the Wall Street Journal has not been given enough attention. Basically, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus created an entity to advocate for subprime loans to their constituents in
Barack Obama’s Janus Policy On Trade
If there is any doubt whatsoever that trade policy is going to be the ugly stepchild of the incoming Administration and that Barack Obama will play both sides on the
SEIU’s Hilda Solis at Labor: Andy Stern and Tyrone Freeman got their girl
Hilda Solis and Xavier Becerra were both picked for Barack Obama’s cabinet in positions that are intensely important to the labor movement, Secretary of Labor and US Trade Representative, respectively.