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    Federal Infrastructure Investment

    Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx was among the speakers at an event on the future of federal investment in infrastructure, particularly surface transportation. “America on the…

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    Trade Policy

    Thomas Donohue and Richard Trumka testified at a hearing on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade bill, and pending trade agreements. The TPP would give the president authority to…

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    Minimum Wage and the State of Labor Unions

    Richard Trumka talked about the AFL-CIO’s recent wage summit and the broader issue of the minimum wage. He also reacted to President Obama’s State of the Union address and…

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    Fast Track Authority

    Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Democratic lawmakers, union members, and consumer safety advocates held a news conference on their opposition to provisions in the Trans-Pacific…

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    National Summit on Rasing Wages, Part 2

    Panelists talked about ways to lessen income inequality and increase wages. Topics included the relationship between raising wages and collective bargaining, and the impact of raising…

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    Christian Science Monitor Breakfast with Richard Trumka

    Richard Trumka talked with reporters and responded to questions at a “Monitor Breakfast” hosted by the Christian Science Monitor at the St. Regis Hotel. He spoke about…

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    Immigration and Deportation Policy

    To mark the June 27, 2013, one-year anniversary of the Senate passing immigration reform, the AFL-CIO hosted a forum on the economic and humanitarian impact of inaction on the issue in the…

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    Book Discussion on So Much To Do

    Richard Ravitch talked about his book, So Much to Do: A Full Life of Business, Politics, and Confronting Fiscal Crises, in which he chronicles his life as a public servant and discusses…

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    2014 Economy Summit, Richard Trumka

    Richard Trumka was interviewed at The Atlantic’s the third annual Economy Summit. He talked about labor unions, the U.S. trade agenda, collective bargaining rights, and the state of…

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    Transportation infrastructure Investments

    Thomas Donohue and AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka testified on federal funding for transportation infrastructure and MAP-21, the current transportation law that expires in September 2014.…

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    Economy and Labor Unions

    Richard Trumka was interviewed as part of Politico’s Playbook Breakfast series. He focused on the economy, jobs, and helping those struggling with income inequality. He also…

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    AFL-CIO Agenda

    Richard Trumka talked about the AFL-CIO agenda with reporters at a “Monitor Breakfast” held by the Christian Science Monitor at the St. Regis Hotel. He answered questions…

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    Immigration Policy

    Following a meeting with the president, business and labor leaders spoke to reporters and answered questions outside the White House about proposed immigration reform legislation being…

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    Newsmakers with Richard Trumka

    Richard Trumka, talked about immigration issues and the effect of low-and high-income workers from other countries on American workers. He said the AFL-CIO was concerned that these…

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    U.S. and European Economy

    Janet Yellen, vice chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, and Matthias Machnig, minister of economy for the German Federal State of Thuringia, discussed the U.S. and…

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    Democratic National Convention, Day Two

    Activities at the second day of the 2012 Democratic National Convention included official nomination of the party’s presidential and vice presidential candidates and a roll call vote…

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    Richard Trumka on Economic and Labor Issues

    AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka talked about the 2012 presidential election at a Christian Science Monitor Breakfast event for reporters at the St. Regis Hotel. He said the…

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    U.S. Economic Recovery and the Middle Class

    Panelists discussed the U.S. economic recovery and the future of the middle class, focusing on the middle class’s contribution to the economic recovery and how taxes could affect that…

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    Newsmakers with Richard Trumka

    Richard Trumka talked about the role jobs and labor unions will play in the 2012 presidential election. Topics included unemployment statistics for April 2012, President Obama’s…

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    U.S. Economic Agenda

    Panelists spoke about the state of the economy, job creation, tax policy, and ways to jump start the economy.

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