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BALTIMORE CITY

•   ATU Local 1300 is offering transportation on the following dates:

Thursday, October 23, 2014 – Thursday, October 30, 2014 from 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 from 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Please call ATU Local 1300 at (410) 889-3566 to schedule pick up.

•   Metropolitan Baltimore Council, AFL-CIO is offering transportation on:

Tuesday, November 4, 2014, ELECTION DAY from 10:00 am – 8:00 pm.                         

Please call (410)242-1300 to schedule pick up.

 

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY

•   Brown-Ulman Campaign is also offering transportation on the following dates:

Thursday, October 23, 2014 – Thursday, October 30, 2014 from 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Please contact Danielle at (301) 343-7926 to schedule pick up.

Click on link above to view Early Voting Locations.

 

 


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While volunteers around the country are on street corners, outside of groceries stores, at bus and subway stops and elsewhere to help people register to vote, you can get started right now, right here with just one click. If we’re going to beat back the attack on working families by the likes of Mitch McConnell, Scott Walker, the Koch brothers and other extremists, all of us—you and your family and friends—must be registered to vote. Read more >>>

 2014 GENERAL ELECTION ENDORSEMENTS AS OF AUGUST 28, 2014*
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Endorsement:           The MD/DC AFL-CIO urges full support for the candidate

No Endorsement:     The MD/DC AFL-CIO urges no support of any kind for the
                                      candidate or candidates.

No Recommendation:    The MD/DC AFL-CIO makes no recommendation as to support for a candidate or candidates in a particular race and affiliates should support the candidate of their choice.

Click on link above to view full list of endorsements.
 

Support Mission

Transport Workers (TWU) Local 527 provides support services for U.S. troops as they train and learn signal command at the Fort Gordon military base in Augusta, Ga. TWU members do everything from issuing and repairing equipment and vehicles to making sure the well water is safe to drink and the facilities are heating and cooling properly. Read the full article>>>

It's pretty frustrating seeing all the headlines that claim the economy is alive and kicking. Sure, there is economic growth and a steady increase in jobs, but what kind of jobs are we talking about exactly? Well, they aren't the kind of jobs we think of first when it comes to steady, middle-class jobs. No big surprise here, low-wage service sector jobs like those in the fast-food industry are seeing the biggest gains. Bryce Covert at The New Republic has a nice summary of what America's workers are up against when it comes to wages. Read more >>>

When President Barack Obama first announced his candidacy for president, he said: “I am running in this race because of what Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. called ‘the fierce urgency of now.’ Because I believe that there’s such a thing as being too late. And that hour is almost upon us.” Like Dr. King, our president was calling on America to make real the promises of our democracy. That fierce urgency of now is here for thousands of refugee children from Central America. I know many of these kids’ stories because it is my story, too. Read more >>>

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