Time to Meet with Congressional Reps

Teamster pension activists from the Twin Cities met recently with Congressman Keith Ellison (D-MN). They reported having a very fruitful discussion. 

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(Left to Right: Donna Carlson, Dave Erickson, Bob McNattin,
Congressman Keith Ellison, John Ruhland, and Harry Carlson.) 
"It was heartening to hear how informed our Congressman was on the issues," said Bob McNattin a retiree from Teamsters Local 120. "Ellison knows how hard we organized to get Treasury to reject the Central States cuts, but he also knows we still need real solutions and legislation to protect our retirement security." The delegation left the meeting confident that the Congressman would remain an important ally going forward. These Minnesota Teamsters encourage other committees or pension activists to meet with their Senators and Representatives or their staffs. We need to keep growing support and visibility in this election year. 

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  • Stephanie McAllister
    followed this page 2016-10-25 11:25:53 -0400
  • Brady Finley
    commented 2016-07-24 21:16:31 -0400
    I sure trust Clintons’ pick for VP much more than Trumps’ who has been anti Union his entire political career!
  • Dale Dobbs
    commented 2016-07-24 15:16:02 -0400
    Committees to Protect Pensions CPP@CPPensions
    KOPPA S.1631 – H.R. 2844
    http://www.mycspensionhandsoff.com
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