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No politician running for office today would openly advocate for more wealth inequality in our country, where the richest 1 percent of the population owns 40 percent of the wealth. Even candidate Donald Trump in 2016 promised to stand up for the “forgotten men and women of our country,” who feel betrayed by a rigged economic system that benefits a small minority at their expense. Yet every single day, President Trump and congressional leaders seem determined to do more to increase wealth inequality than to alleviate it; do more for corporations and the wealthy than for single parents working two or three jobs to make ends meet.

Like others around the world, I mourned the death last week of Aretha Franklin.

The Janus case was an attempt to deliver a knockout blow to millions of working people and their families who looked to the Supreme Court as an independent institution that advances equal

AFSCME Texas Corrections members proudly served the state during one of the most violent and dangerous storms - Hurricane Harvey. Our state is safer and stronger because of the work you did. If you or your family suffered because of the storm and have storm related dammage please register to see what resources are available to you.

Click here to register for FEMA 

Click here to register for The Texas Worker Relief Fund

Your AFSCME sisters and brothers in Texas, Louisiana, Puerto Rico, Florida, Georgia and other areas affected by recent hurricanes are on the front lines of the disasters. They are doing what they do best: Serving their community. Helping people.

These AFSCME sisters and brothers are also among those victimized and displaced by this storm. The coming weeks and months will be difficult ones as they try to put their lives back together.

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