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Texas AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Montserrat Garibay today issued this statement in response to news that all 12 Democrats in the Texas Senate have announced opposition to the confirmation of Texas

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Dallas labor’s list of ongoing actions and campaigns continued to grow during our February 21 Central Labor Council meeting. Upcoming actions are listed below. Campaigns include saving jobs, raising wages, improving health care, and fighting cancer. 

Last year, in communities all across the country, millions of Americans mobilized and called for an economy that works for all of us. From state houses and governors mansions to Capitol Hill, we elected advocates who committed themselves to advancing that cause. That election was defined by a movement of hard working people who stood together to reject the meager crumbs we are being handed and reclaim what is rightfully ours.

If an investor was searching for the country’s most explosively successful commodity, they might look to the ground for natural resources or to Wall Street for some new financial instrument. But, the most meteoric success story can be found virtually all around us—in the booming video game industry. Growing by double digits, U.S. video game sales reached $43 billion in 2018, about 3.6 times greater than the film industry’s record-breaking box office.