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...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 12, 2015

LILAC: Invest in our infrastructure

The Long Island Labor Advisory Council (LILAC) was formed to bring the building trades, unions, government and porgressive organizations together to develop solutions to protect workers rights, wages...