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Michigan Laborers support fixing our roads now


Posted on January 16th, by Michigan Transportation Team in Fix The Roads Now Blog, News and Blog. Comments Off

Laborers MichiganThe Michigan Laborers’ District Council – representing 13,000 active and retired construction laborers in Michigan – supports fixing the roads now. From MLive:

Michigan Laborers on Snyder’s road repair proposals: “Our members are ready to get to work fixing our roads and bridges to help rebuild Michigan’s economy. It’s time for politicians in Lansing to stop playing games and start working together to make road funding a top priority. What we don’t need are more attacks on collective bargaining rights, which will only weaken the middle class,” said spokesman Jonathan Byrd.” (MLive, 1/16/2013)







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