For Workers Who Supported Trump, Their Loyalty Has Been Repaid With Betrayal

For Workers Who Supported Trump, Their Loyalty Has Been Repaid With Betrayal

 by David Madland and Karla Walter, Inside Sources

During his campaign, Donald Trump painted himself to be a champion for the American worker, claiming that he would end an era where “our workers’ loyalty was repaid with betrayal” by politicians. If he won, Trump promised that workers would “finally have a president who will protect them and fight for them.”

Now, weeks into his administration, it’s clear that Trump’s rhetoric was all talk. President Trump is not fighting for workers’ interests. Instead, he is leading the charge to betray workers and benefit wealthy corporations.

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Legislative Update 5, 2017

Last week was another busy week at the Kansas Legislature

On Wednesday, March 22, the Senate Transportation Committee worked HB 2095. HB 2095 would increase semi-truck weight limits that are allowed to drive on Kansas highways. HB 2095 would allow semi-trucks to weigh up to 90,000 pounds. There was an amendment offered that requires a vehicle with the permit authorized by the bill and operating in excess of 85,500 pounds to carry only agriculture related products. The amendment was accepted. This bill now goes to the Senate floor where it will be debated and voted on. Continue reading

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