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Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Applauds President Biden’s Historic Infrastructure Investment

(HARRISBURG, PA) Today, President Joe Biden announced a historic investment in infrastructure and good jobs, proposing a New Deal for the 21st century. Not since the Great Depression have Americans experienced the level of economic devastation that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought.   We know that the freedom to come together in a union is essential for making any job a good job.  Fittingly, the 46th President of the United States chose a Union hall in Pennsylvania, the Carpenters’ Training Center in Pittsburgh, to launch this initiative to build back better. Read More

Infrastructure Week – Part 1

According to the Infrastructure Report Card issued by the American Society of Civil Engineers, America receives a grade of D+ on infrastructure.  As a Nation, our Roads (D-), Transit (D), Drinking Water (D) Bridges (D+), Inland waterways (D+), Stormwater (D+) and Wastewater (D-) all need some serious attention.  Read More