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by Brian Young | on Mar 04, 2021

Report Shows Growing Need for Infrastructure Spending

A new report has been released highlighting the crumbling infrastructure in the United States and the immediate need for massive infrastructure spending. While the report details that things are...

by AFL-CIO | on May 15, 2018

AFL-CIO Highlights the Need for Infrastructure Investment

This week is Infrastructure Week, an annual event where an increasingly powerful coalition led by local, state and federal leaders, as well as both businesses and labor unions,...

by Guest Post | on Mar 12, 2018

IBEW Testifies on the State of the Nation's Electrical Grid

Construction and Maintenance Department Director Jim Ross testified before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Energy Feb. 27 about how the federal government can improve the state of the nation’s...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 08, 2018

Senate Dems Propose Creating 15 Million Infrastructure Jobs

After Trump released his much-maligned infrastructure plan, that failed to provide the needed resources to meet the United States infrastructure needs, Senate Democrats have now released their vision...

by Brian Young | on Feb 12, 2018

Trump's Budget Fails to Deliver Infrastructure Funding

After months of waiting, Trump has finally released his first budget. There has been much speculation about what would be included in it, including a proposal to eliminate federal workers pensions....

by Kris LaGrange | on May 17, 2017

The $1 Trillion Dollar Infrastructure Con

After Trump drained the swamp, he appointed George W. Bush’s Labor Secretary Elaine Chao to be his Transportation Secretary. He once again broke a campaign promise. Trump said that he would not...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 30, 2017

Our Infrastructure Wish List

One of Trump’s biggest promises on the campaign trail was that he was going to use his experience as a builder to fix our nations infrastructure problems.  In the middle of January, he met...

Trump's Infrastructure Scam
by Guest Post | on Feb 10, 2017

Don't Trust Trump's Infrastructure Plan

Trump says he has a plan to rebuild America's crumbling infrastructure. There's no question we need a major infrastructure upgrade. Decades of underfunding by elected officials has led to...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 01, 2016

"She was a terrible Labor Secretary"

In Trump’s ongoing effort to “Drain the Swamp” he has chosen Elaine Chao to be his Transportation Secretary, overseeing the promised $1 Trillion infrastructure plan that Trump...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 27, 2015

Could this happen?

With a July 31st deadline for infrastructure spending to expire, the Laborers International Union of North America is urging Congress to pass a long term extension for the funding.  Laborers...

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