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Richard Trumka

Keystone Stalemate: Fix Decaying Pipelines First For Jobs, Health, And Safety

With the Keystone XL pipeline stalled again, now perhaps we can look ahead and consider more promising ways to rebuild our energy system, creating many more jobs than that controversial project ever would. No matter where we look, the far larger issue that still confronts Americans is decaying infrastructure — which emphatically includes the enormous […]

November 19, 2014

AFL-CIO’s Trumka Challenges Heritage’s DeMint On The Minimum Wage

Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and the Republican majority in the House of Representatives may have no intention of ever bringing a minimum-wage increase to the floor for a vote, but that doesn’t mean that liberals will allow the issue to die quietly. In an effort to raise political pressure on Republicans, AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka […]

March 24, 2014