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"...Ronnie Earle filed for the race, and former Texas AFL-CIO Executive Vice President Linda Chavez-Thompson is rumored to be..."

Dec. 25, 2009 News Feature

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...lieutenant governor race: Along with rumors that former Texas AFL-CIO Executive Vice President Linda Chavez-Thompson is considering a run,..."

Dec. 25, 2009 News Feature

Election Update 12/20/09
Earle gets in, Isett out, Miles versus Edwards round three in Houston
"...run for the nomination: Apart from Katz, former Texas AFL-CIO Executive Vice President and Democratic superdelegate Linda Chavez-Thompson is..."

Dec. 20, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

A Taxing Discussion
YCT threatens to disrupt health care forum
"...attendees that they might have to use the nearby AFL-CIO offices as overflow). "We just hope they can be..."

Aug. 28, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Res Publica
Citizens calendar, Aug. 20-27
"...a change in priorities from profits to people. 2pm. AFL-CIO Hall, 1106 Lavaca, 413-0286. Free. [email protected]. Tuesday25..."

Aug. 21, 2009 News Feature

Health-Care Showdown
Health-care reform rally draws a big crowd of people on both sides of the issue
"...Democrats and other health-care reform supporters gathered at the AFL-CIO Hall on Saturday, is that after his first fight..."

July 31, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Three More Casualties of Austin's Growth
A deadly accident in West Campus highlights the dangers of construction work in Texas
"...secretary-treasurer of the union Building and Construction Trades Coun­cil, AFL-CIO. As specified in federally mandated regulations, required safety harnesses..."

June 19, 2009 News Feature by Michael King

Res Publica
Good times for good citizens, May 21-28
"...TCDP COUNTY EXECUTIVE-COMMITTEE MEETING 6pm. AFL-CIO Hall, 1106 Lavaca, 477-7500. Free. www.traviscountydemocrats.org...."

May 22, 2009 News Feature

Back Draft
Democrats slam Republicans for dumping consensus voter ID bill for Senate language
"...Texas AFL-CIO called it when they said it was "probably inevitable..."

May 9, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

A Commonsense Solution to Stupidity
Lawmakers craft a scheme to force Perry to accept federal unemployment-insurance dollars
"...the comptroller's Employment and Training Investment Holding Fund. Texas AFL-CIO President Becky Moeller called this a "step in overcoming..."

April 24, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Voter ID in House Committee Today
Or as the Democrats like to call it, "voter suppression"
"...voter registration cards) from the Texas Democratic Party, the AFL-CIO, and Democrat-aligned Lone Star Project...."

April 6, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Stingulus: Rick Perry and the $555 Million He Doesn't Want
Perry's stingy rejection of the stimulus money might backfire
"...next year, via her Twitter feed. And the Texas AFL-CIO predicted, "If today's decision stands, employers will start paying..."

March 20, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Perry Rejects Stimulus Funds for Unemployment
Governor announces rejection of cash in Houston
"...long-term commitments when the money has run out. Texas AFL-CIO Today Gov. Rick Perry said to the workers and..."

March 12, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Looks Like a Straus Waltz to House Speaker
With the help of House Democrats, San Antonio Republican locks up votes for speaker
"...when the House Democratic Caucus met at the Texas AFL-CIO building in Austin. When Straus' candidacy came up, the..."

Jan. 9, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Res Publica
A minicalendar for all those who resolved to be a good citizen this year: Jan. 1-8
"...Dem organizations are meeting today: Capital Area Progressive Democrats, AFL-CIO, 1106 Lavaca, 5:30pm; Capital Area Asian American Demo­crats, First..."

Jan. 2, 2009 News Feature

Fate of the Texas Two-Step
Texas Dems held the final hearing last week gathering testimony opposed and in favor of the Texas Two-Step
"...panel of Texas Democratic Party leaders gathered at the AFL-CIO hall last Friday wasn't clear on what's wrong with..."

Nov. 21, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Res Publica
Your good citizen guide for Nov. 13-20
"...for it. (See "Taking on the Texas Two-Step.") 10am. AFL-CIO Building, 1106 Lavaca. www.txdemocrats.org. Saturday15..."

Nov. 14, 2008 News Feature

Taking On the Texas Two-Step
Remember that confusing dual primary/caucus thing last March? Now's your chance to get rid of it!
"...this Friday, Nov. 14, here in Austin at the AFL-CIO Building, 1106 Lavaca, at 10am. Get more info at..."

Nov. 14, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols

CD 10: Last Pre-Election Finance Reports
Doherty's getting low on cash, McCaul still has $300K
"...2. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO (Washington, DC) $2,500 3. National Elevator Constructors PAC (Columbia,..."

Oct. 28, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

The Making of an Endorsement
"...Austin Central Labor Council-AFL-CIO*, Austin Neighborhoods Council, Better Austin Today, Capital Area Asian..."

Oct. 24, 2008 News Feature

The Making of an Endorsement
"..."We're very happy that the Democrats and the AFL-CIO are coming around to seeing that laissez faire economics..."

Oct. 24, 2008 News Feature

Res Publica
Your civic agenda, Sept. 18-25
"...South Austin Dems for their annual award dinner. 5:30pm. AFL-CIO Hall, 1106 Lavaca, 779-2652. $10. www.southaustindems.org. Friday19..."

Sept. 19, 2008 News Feature

Res Publica
Go, go, good citizen, go! Your civic agenda: Aug. 14-21.

Aug. 15, 2008 News Feature

Those Pesky Superdelegates
Who will they pick? And who are they, for that matter?
"...most eyes are on DNC vice chair and former AFL-CIO Executive Vice President Linda Chavez-Thompson, a two-time former pledged..."

June 6, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...life." The event will be held at the Texas AFL-CIO, 1106 Lavaca, on Sunday, May 25, at 6pm. Catering..."

May 23, 2008 News Feature

Living With Ed's Endorsement
One of These Things is Not Like the Other
"...week! * The Sierra Club * Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO * Better Austin Today PAC * Austin Lesbian Gay..."

March 21, 2008 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Supreme Attention
Four candidates and only two open seats in play in high court race
"...a handful of Austin Dem clubs, and the Texas AFL-CIO. Houston told the Houston Chronicle that the civil high..."

Feb. 22, 2008 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
"...Patrol Council of the American Federation of Government Employees AFL-CIO has sounded another alarm about U.S. enforcement policy –..."

Feb. 1, 2008 News Feature

Border Patrol Corruption Concerns
AFL-CIO group warns the border patrol is cutting corners to boost numbers.
"...Patrol Council of the American Federation of Government Employees AFL-CIO has sounded another alarm about U.S. enforcement policy –..."

Jan. 25, 2008 News Post by Patricia J. Ruland

Dem Endorsement Roundup
Dukes shut out in big endorsement meeting of Democratic clubs.
"...one huge clusterfu… er, forum Wednesday night at the AFL-CIO Hall Downtown. We'll present a more detailed review in..."

Jan. 17, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

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