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Between 2011and 2013, Scott Walker cut public school funding by more per student than any other governor in the nation. His cuts totaled $1.6 billion during two years, reducing the revenue limit per student by 5.5 percent, the first time revenue caps were ever decreased. Watch the video and learn more here: http://afsc.me/1Dgc9of

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On September 1st, the Republican National Committee proudly tweeted that “ALL Republicans Support Equal Pay.” Then what happened yesterday?

On September 1st, the Republican National Committee proudly tweeted that “ALL Republicans Support Equal Pay.”

Then what happened yesterday?

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From Aramark’s prison food service contract to for-profit charter schools, privatization has been a failure in Michigan. 


For more information: www.progressmichigan.org

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Today we all take a moment to remember.

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More than 50 years ago, the Equal Pay Act was signed into law. Yet today, women are still paid 77 cents to a man’s dollar, and the pay gap is even worse for women of color.There will be another vote on the Paycheck Fairness Act today, and your senators need to hear from you. Urge them to vote YES here:http://afsc.me/PYWXqT

More than 50 years ago, the Equal Pay Act was signed into law. Yet today, women are still paid 77 cents to a man’s dollar, and the pay gap is even worse for women of color.

There will be another vote on the Paycheck Fairness Act today, and your senators need to hear from you. Urge them to vote YES here:http://afsc.me/PYWXqT

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More than 50 years ago, the Equal Pay Act was signed into law. Yet today, women are still paid 77 cents to a man’s dollar, and the pay gap is even worse for women of color.There will be another vote on the Paycheck Fairness Act today, and your senators need to hear from you. Urge them to vote YES here:http://afsc.me/PYWXqT

More than 50 years ago, the Equal Pay Act was signed into law. Yet today, women are still paid 77 cents to a man’s dollar, and the pay gap is even worse for women of color.

There will be another vote on the Paycheck Fairness Act today, and your senators need to hear from you. Urge them to vote YES here:http://afsc.me/PYWXqT

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Meet Karen and Joyce – who may share the same name as the notorious right-wing billionaire Koch brothers, but certainly NOT the same values! 

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In case you missed it, President Obama gave a rousing Labor Day speech at Laborfest in Milwaukee on Monday. You can watch highlights of the speech here: http://afsc.me/1uAclbW

In case you missed it, President Obama gave a rousing Labor Day speech at Laborfest in Milwaukee on Monday. You can watch highlights of the speech here: http://afsc.me/1uAclbW

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In newly-released audio, Mitch McConnell shows his true stripes while at a Koch brothers summit. Apparently, “these people” believe in “all the wrong things,” he intones as he then lists of a series of “gosh darn proposals” like raising the minimum wage, providing affordable healthcare, and renewing unemployment benefits.

Tell Mitch McConnell he’s wrong here: http://www.afscme.org/thesepeople

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Via AFSCME Secretary-Treasurer Laura Reyes: 
"Today is Women’s Equality Day, 94 years after women first received the right to vote. Don’t take it for granted: VOTE!" http://afsc.me/1tQCnr3

Via AFSCME Secretary-Treasurer Laura Reyes: 

"Today is Women’s Equality Day, 94 years after women first received the right to vote. Don’t take it for granted: VOTE!" http://afsc.me/1tQCnr3