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  • TCU July 10, 2009

    TCU Supports the Selection of Daniel Elliott to STB Chair

    Edward Wytkind, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issued a statement in reaction to the Obama Administration’s intent to nominate Daniel Elliott as Chairman of the Surface Transportation Board. The TTD (of which TCU is a member) asks for a speedy confirmation of Elliott. The nomination will be considered soon at a Senate

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  • TCU June 23, 2009

    June 25th – National Health Care Reform Rally and Lobby Day

    Join thousands of union leaders, members and allies in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, June 25th to demand healthcare reform that works for everyone. This national mobilization comes at a crucial time in the campaign to turn around America, as we try to make the most sweeping changes in our nation’s healthcare system in 50 years.

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  • TCU June 16, 2009

    TCU Attends High Speed Rail Workshops Around the Country

    TCU representatives were out in force at a series of workshops sponsored by the Federal Railroad Administration to launch President Obama’s high speed rail initiative. TCU’s message was loud and clear: Amtrak, with its unionized workers, should be the operator of choice for new high speed rail service all over the country. TCU Assistant International

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  • TCU June 12, 2009

    TCU Supports the Nomination of Hersman as NTSB Chair

    TCU is proud to support the nomination of Deborah Hersman to serve as Chair of the National Transportation Safety Board. In a statement released by the TTD, of which TCU is a member, Edward Wytkind, President of the Transportation Trades Department said “Ms. Hersman’s detailed knowledge and extensive experiences in transportation safety make her the

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  • TCU June 5, 2009

    $8 Billion for High Speed Rail on the Way

    In a statement Vice President Joe Biden states that the funding for High Speed Passenger rail is on the way. The 10 corridors identified by the administration for funding are now ready to begin receiving those funds. Funding from the stimulus plan is intended to “jump start” the country’s poor high speed rail network. Biden

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