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Adaptation To Changing Crude Oil Markets October 9, 2015
Tim Ryan, D-OH
"One, in Ohio, lifting this ban means 16,000 jobs in Ohio, almost $3 billion in investment. Our friends, the operating engineers and the laborers who are going to do that work, are supportive of this bill."
National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2016—Conference Report October 7, 2015
Barbara Boxer, D-CA
"In September, 68 organizations sent a letter to the House calling on the House to pass the Transportation bill. Look who signed this. I will mention a few: the National Association of Manufacturers, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Associated General Contractors, the Travel Association, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, the Laborers International Union, the American Bus Association, the AAA, the American Trucking Association, the Society of Civil Engineers, the American Public Works Association, the National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association. This is pretty amazing. This goes on and on."
Honoring Preet Didbal September 24, 2015
John Garamendi, D-CA
"Whereas, against all odds, Preet Didbal made history when she took the oath of office December 2, 2014 to become the first Sikh American women elected to the Yuba City Council. The daughter of farm laborers, Preet worked alongside her parents in the peach and prune orchards and on the graveyard shift at the local cannery during the summer months. She was the first in her family to attend and graduate college, earning her Master’s degree in Public Administration with a concentration in Health Services. She is a health care services manager with the California Department of Corrections."
Tribute To Margo Walsh September 22, 2015
Angus King, I-ME
"Under Margo’s leadership, MaineWorks is strengthening communities and developing infrastructure across our State by providing temporary employment in the industrial construction sector to vulnerable laborers seeking to re-enter the workforce. Margo’s vision has grown MaineWorks into an inclusive and empowering community for recent immigrants, low-income laborers, past nonviolent offenders, military veterans, and other Mainers recovering from substance abuse."
Tribute To Jan Thompson August 5, 2015
Mark Kirk, R-IL
"Over 900 American civilian and military POWs were slave laborers in four mines owned by Mitsubishi Mining Company Ltd. during World War II. Ms. Thompson, whose organization represents surviving POWs, their families, descendants, and researchers working on POW history, accepted on their behalf an apology offered by Mitsubishi Mining’s successor company, Mitsubishi Materials."

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