Legislative

February 13, 2018
Paving Roads - Trump Infrastructure Plan

Trump’s Infrastructure Plan: The Good, the Bad and the Uncertain

On February 12th, President Trump finally announced his infrastructure plan. He proposes to spend $200 billion in federal funds over the next decade, using it to leverage another $1.3 trillion from state and local governments and the private sector, for a total of $1.5 trillion.
January 3, 2018
Voting Booths

Vote or Lose!

It’s a simple truth that “you can’t win ‘em all,” whether it comes to sporting competitions or elections. But you can “lose ‘em all” if you don’t show up to play — and if you don’t vote. And you will “lose ‘em all” if your family, friends and union brothers and sisters don’t vote either.
December 18, 2017
Medicare and Social Security Forms

Robbing Your Retirement and Health Security to Pay for Corporate Tax Giveaways

The tax giveaway bill that’s scheduled to go before the House and Senate this week for final passage is only Phase I in the Donald Trump/Paul Ryan/Mitch McConnell/Koch Brothers war on working families.
November 30, 2017
Tax Plan Harms Workers

Senate Tax Plan Harms Workers, Costs Jobs

In my last column, I discussed how President Trump’s tax cut bill takes the $1 trillion he promised to invest in America’s infrastructure and gives it away to giant corporations, millionaires and billionaires instead. But that’s only one of many ways this monstrosity of a bill would damage our nation.
November 16, 2017
Infrastructure Investment

Rebuild Roads or Line Billionaires’ Pockets?

If you’re like me, you’re probably still asking yourself whatever happened to Donald Trump’s promise to invest $1 trillion in rebuilding our crumbling infrastructure to make America great again.
October 12, 2017
Highways and Bridges

Time for Infrastructure Urgency

During his campaign for president, Donald Trump promised to invest $1 trillion in rebuilding America’s crumbling infrastructure. Whatever you thought of his candidacy, this was one idea we could all agree with.