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TCU Leaders attend Legislative Conference & Lobby Congress

  Last week (May 8-10), TCU/IAM leaders from across the country came to Washington, DC, to attend the 2017 Machinists Legislative Conference. Attendees heard from various congressional speakers including Senators Angus King (I – ME), Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Chris Murphy (D-CT), and Jeff Merkley (D-OR). They also heard from Congressmen Anthony Brown and Jamie Raskin

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TCU Members Lobby Congress

TCU Leaders Lobby Congress (clockwise from top left: Mitch Canter, Susan Harmon, Larry Jones, Greg Kocialski, Mark Taylor, Ron Kloos, Dennis Proulx, Bill Kelaher, Charles Jackson, Sal Rodriguez, Stephanie Reavis, Maggie Canter, Kevin O’Connell, Vernon Dove, Jeremy Fitzgerald) As part of the Machinists Legislative Conference, TCU leaders and representatives went to the Hill to lobby

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TCU Weighs In On Positive Train Control (PTC)

On Monday, July 27th, TCU National Vice President and Legislative Director Ron Kloos joined John Risch of the SMART Transportation Division in asking the U.S. Senate to support a revised deadline for rail carriers to implement Positive Train Control (PTC). The letter asks Senators not to allow a PTC extension to derail a potential long-term

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