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Laborers Local 754 is honored to endorse the following candidates for office in the November 2016 election cycle.

We have decided to offer no endorsement for the following races : U.S. Senate, U.S. Congress 17th District and the NYS Assembly 97th District.


President - Hillary Clinton
Vice-President - Tim Kaine
U.S. Senate N.Y. - No Endorsement
Representative in Congress 17th District - No Endorsement
NYS Senator 38th District - David Carlucci
NYS Senate 39th District - William Larkin
NYS Assembly 96th District - Ken Zebrowski
NYS Assembly 97th District - No Endorsement
NYS Assembly 98th District - Karl Brabenec
NYS Assembly 99th District - James Skoufis
Rockland County Court Justice - Larry Schwartz
Clarkstown Town Council - Daniel Caprara

No other local endorsements were solicited or debated.

by Keith Lang | thehill.com | 12/1/15

highway interchangeHouse and Senate negotiators struck an agreement Tuesday on a $305 billion highway bill that would extend federal transportation funding for five years, setting up an eleventh-hour dash to win approval in both chambers.

The resulting 1,300-page bill, paid for with gas tax revenue and a package of $70 billion in offsets from other areas of the federal budget, comes just days before transportation spending is set to expire on Dec. 4.

The measure calls for spending approximately $205 billion on highways and $48 billion on transit projects over the next five years. It also reauthorizes the controversial Export-Import Bank’s expired charter until 2019.
Lawmakers expressed confidence that the package will win approval in both chambers in time to beat the rapidly approaching Friday deadline.

Looking to claim an early legislative achievement, new Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) told reporters Tuesday that GOP leaders “expect to

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December 3, 2015 - North America's Building Trades Issue Formal Endorsement of Hillary Clinton for President

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