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Elections Are More than Just Voting

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There are only 17 days left until the election. If we need any proof that elections have consequences, look no further than our national politics. The last thing New Jersey needs is another four years of Christie’s failed policies. So, as we look towards the future, we must realize that our direction depends on the choices we make. However, those choices involve more than just pulling a lever on Election Day.

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UPDATE: Middlesex/Somerset CLC Additional Labor Walk Location

For the next two Saturdays, October 21st and October 28th, an additional labor walk will be staged from the following location:

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Puerto Rico Relief Workers Return to Warm Welcome at Newark Airport

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Reports from relief volunteers in Puerto Rico highlight the devastation of the hurricane. People have been left without access to food, drinking water, medical care and other basic necessities. Therefore, enough cannot be said for the hundreds of union volunteers who braved hazardous conditions to come to the aid of families during this dark hour.

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Clouded Skies and Hazy Politics Won’t Hold Us Back

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There are 24 days left before the election. This is great news for those of us who would like to break away from the embarrassment of the Christie/Trump agenda. This election carries enormous potential because it can serve as a strong contrast to the anti-worker policies that have pervaded our nation and stifled the middle class.

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Upcoming Debates for Governor and Lt. Governor

Reliable information is hard to come by these days, which makes opportunities to hear from the candidates themselves all the more important. This year’s governor’s race is about choosing the candidates who will fight for New Jersey’s middle class and reenergize our economy.

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Norcross Bill Would Authorize Use of College Savings for Trade Schools

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Congressman and union brother Donald Norcross understands that both college educations and apprenticeship programs play an important role in equipping young people with the skills and knowledge needed to build a successful career. Therefore, he is championing a bill that would allow 529 college savings plans to be used for trade schools as well.

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Murphy and Oliver Calling on Labor’s Support as Race Tightens

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Remember what happened last year when we thought we could simply coast to victory? Obviously, the story did not have a happy ending. But one thing was clear: all of us vowed never to let that happen again.

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Register to Vote Before the Deadline: October 17, 2017

Election Day is less than a month away, and working families need to make their voice heard. Therefore, we need everyone to make sure they are registered to vote. The deadline to do so is Tuesday, October 17, 2017.

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Sheila Oliver Joins Labor on the Walk to Victory

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We are 31 days out from Election Day, and the strong support we have seen from unions underscore the importance of this election. This weekend alone, 1,079 union members knocked on 37,765 doors, helping to get the word out to our brothers and sisters about the candidates who represent our values.

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ILA Ships Aid to Puerto Rico by the Ton

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We are proud of all the unions who are taking part in the Puerto Rico relief efforts from HPAE nurses and transportation workers to building trades and heavy equipment operators. Supplies have traversed our country from end-to-end, by way of car, rail, air, and ship. And of course, no union understands what it takes to move goods around the globe better than the ILA.

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