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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
Highway And Transportation Funding Act Of 2014 July 15, 2014
Earl Blumenauer, D-OR
"If we would have heard from Peter Ruane from the Road Builders in person; Tom Donohue from the Chamber; Rich Trumka from the AFL-CIO; Terence O’Sullivan, the eloquent leader of the Laborers‘; from the AAA and the truckers, Bill Graves, they wouldn’t endorse this approach. They would be talking about our getting down to business. But the Republicans would not allow us a hearing, not for 43 months. So they are reduced to offering tepid letters of support so the whole system doesn’t fall apart."
Celebrating Immigrant Heritage Month June 24, 2014
Elizabeth Esty, D-CT
"I have met with dairy farmers in Connecticut who cannot find enough laborers to work on their farms. Farmers are demanding that Congress reform our immigration system to provide a reliable and stable workforce, so that they can continue to provide local food, milk, and cheese for our families."
Customer Protection And End User Relief Act June 23, 2014
Collin Peterson, D-MN
"All the organizations support the overall principles of AFR and are working for an accountable, fair and secure financial system. Not all of these organizations work on all of the issues covered by the coalition or have signed on to every statement. AARP, A New Way Forward, AFL-CIO, AFSCME, Alliance For Justice, American Income Life Insurance, American Sustainable Business Council, Americans for Democratic Action, Inc., Americans United for Change, Campaign for America’s Future, Campaign Money. Center for Digital Democracy, Center for Economic and Policy Research, Center for Economic Progress, Center for Media and Democracy, Center for Responsible Lending, Center for Justice and Democracy, Center of Concern. Center for Effective Government, Change to Win, Clean Yield Asset Management, Coastal Enterprises Inc., Color of Change, Common Cause, Communications Workers of America, Community Development Transportation Lending Services, Consumer Action, Consumer Association Council. Consumers for Auto Safety and Reliability, Consumer Federation of America, Consumer Watchdog, Consumers Union, Corporation for Enterprise Development, CREDO Mobile, CTW Investment Group, Demos, Economic Policy Institute, Essential Action, Green America. Greenlining Institute, Good Business International, HNMA Funding Company, Home Actions, Housing Counseling Services, Home Defender’s League, Information Press, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, Institute for Global Communications, Institute for Policy Studies: Global Economy Project, International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Institute of Women’s Policy Research, Krull & Company. Laborers‘ International Union of North America, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Main Street Alliance, Move On, NAACP, NASCAT, National Association of Consumer Advocates, National Association of Neighborhoods, National Community Reinvestment Coalition, National Consumer Law Center (on behalf of its low-income clients), National Consumers League, National Council of La Raza. National Council of Women’s Organizations, National Fair Housing Alliance, National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions, National Housing Resource Center, National Housing Trust, National Housing Trust Community Development Fund, National NeighborWorks Association, National Nurses United, National People’s Action, National Urban League, Next Step, OpenTheGovernment.org. Opportunity Finance Network, Partners for the Common Good, PICO National Network, Progress Now Action, Progressive States Network, Poverty and Race Research Action Council, Public Citizen, Sargent Shriver Center on Poverty Law, SEIU, State Voices, Taxpayer’s for Common Sense. The Association for Housing and Neighborhood Development, The Fuel Savers Club, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, The Seminal, TICAS, U.S. Public Interest Research Group, UNITE HERE, United Food and Commercial Workers, United States Student Association. USAction, Veris Wealth Partners, Western States Center, We the People Now, Woodstock Institute, World Privacy Forum, UNET, Union Plus, Unitarian Universalist for a Just Economic Community."
Recognizing The Los Banos Basque Club May 22, 2014
Jim Costa, D-CA
"The Basques lived in the Los Banos area before California joined the United States in 1848. Many of the early Basques in this area were sheepherders, while others worked as ranchers, miners, and laborers. Throughout the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, they organized and formed a vibrant and cohesive community. Many Basques are of Catholic heritage, and Basques in the Los Banos area often gathered to celebrate Baptisms, First Holy Communions, and weddings in large gatherings."
Minimum Wage Fairness Act—Motion To Proceed—Continued April 29, 2014
Tim Scott, R-SC
"I don’t often find myself in the position to quote from members or even presidents of labor unions. I have to gulp when I make my next statement, because it is so rare, so foreign to me. But I will say that Terry O’Sullivan, general president of the Laborers‘ International Union of North America, got it right when he said, “This is once again politics at its worst.”"

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