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Gentry Collins drops RNC Chair Bid, Blasts Steele

January 2, 2011 politisite 0

” I announce my withdrawal from the race for Chairman of the RNC,” Former Republican National Committee political director Gentry Collins dropped his bid to become chairman of the RNC Sunday night, explaining in an interview that members of the committee preferred to have one of their own lead the party. Collins won the support of only three members of the 168-member committee and it was clear that he faced […]

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SEIU Drops Health Coverage for Workers’ Children

November 29, 2010 politisite 0

One of the largest union-administered health-insurance funds in New York is dropping coverage for the children of more than 30,000 low-wage home attendants, union officials said. The union blamed financial problems it said were caused by the state’s health department and new national health-insurance requirements. The fund is administered by 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, an affiliate of the Service Employees International Union. Union officials said the state compelled […]