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AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka explains why CEO Andrew Puzder, President Trump's nominee to be Secretary of Labor, is a bad choice for the office and will not be the advocate working people

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Coloradans deserve safe roads. Tell your representative to vote NO on Senate Bill 17-213. 

With this bill, if the technology starts to fail, there will be nobody behind the wheel to take control. Automated systems in all transportation sectors can be helpful and can provide extra safety for our drivers but this bill leaves drivers on the hook if automated vehicles fail.

It's time to start over with a bill that takes safety into account.

Tell Congress to oppose the Republicans’ plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act because it will confiscate health care benefits from millions of people, hand a big tax break to the wealthy few and impose a burdensome permanent tax on working people’s health benefits.

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Among the avalanche of federally funded programs President Trump wants to hollow out is the Manufacturing Extension Partnership. It's a modest operation that exists solely to help small and medium-size companies create and maintain good-paying American manufacturing jobs — the kind of jobs the president promised to protect.
Among the avalanche of federally funded programs President Trump wants to hollow out is the Manufacturing Extension Partnership. It's a modest operation that exists solely to help small and medium-size companies create and maintain good-paying American manufacturing jobs — the kind of jobs the president promised to protect.
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka called President Trump's first proposed budget "dangerous and destructive" Thursday. The leader of the nation's largest labor federation said Trump's budget plan, which would shift $54 billion from various agencies to boost defense spending, would undercut the president's claims that he wants to help working families.

Colorado AFL-CIO Executive Director Sam Gilchrist made the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s proposed budget:

“The Trump budget revealed today makes deep cuts that will harm Colorado’s working people, seniors, young people, education system, environment, and much more. Rather than bolster programs that help our communities, the President’s proposal balances the budget on the backs of working families.