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The Sacramento Bee
What shutdown? Frustrated voters shrug as pols point fingersWashington, many voters responded with a collective shrug of disgust. Mike Scr
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 hours ago
Washington, many voters responded with a collective shrug of disgust. Mike Scribner, the president of the 1,000-member Teamsters union local in Topeka, Kansas, called the impasse "just kind of sickening" and said both parties are out of touch... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
What shutdown? Frustrated voters shrug as pols point fingersWashington, many voters responded with a collective shrug of disgust. Mike Scr
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 hours ago
Washington, many voters responded with a collective shrug of disgust. Mike Scribner, the president of the 1,000-member Teamsters union local in Topeka, Kansas, called the impasse "just kind of sickening" and said both parties are out of touch... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
What shutdown? Frustrated voters shrug as pols point fingersWashington, many voters responded with a collective shrug of disgust. Mike Scr
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 4 hours ago
Washington, many voters responded with a collective shrug of disgust. Mike Scribner, the president of the 1,000-member Teamsters union local in Topeka, Kansas, called the impasse "just kind of sickening" and said both parties are out of touch... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
What shutdown? Frustrated voters shrug as pols point fingersWashington, many voters responded with a collective shrug of disgust. Mike Scr
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 4 hours ago
Washington, many voters responded with a collective shrug of disgust. Mike Scribner, the president of the 1,000-member Teamsters union local in Topeka, Kansas, called the impasse "just kind of sickening" and said both parties are out of touch... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
What shutdown? Frustrated voters shrug as pols point fingersWashington, many voters responded with a collective shrug of disgust. Mike Scr
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 4 hours ago
Washington, many voters responded with a collective shrug of disgust. Mike Scribner, the president of the 1,000-member Teamsters union local in Topeka, Kansas, called the impasse "just kind of sickening" and said both parties are out of touch... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
What shutdown? Frustrated voters shrug as pols point fingersWashington, many voters responded with a collective shrug of disgust. Mike Scr
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 4 hours ago
Washington, many voters responded with a collective shrug of disgust. Mike Scribner, the president of the 1,000-member Teamsters union local in Topeka, Kansas, called the impasse "just kind of sickening" and said both parties are out of touch... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
What shutdown? Frustrated voters shrug as pols point fingersWashington, many voters responded with a collective shrug of disgust. Mike Scr
Dayton Daily News / Posted 4 hours ago
Washington, many voters responded with a collective shrug of disgust. Mike Scribner, the president of the 1,000-member Teamsters union local in Topeka, Kansas, called the impasse "just kind of sickening" and said both parties are out of touch... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
What shutdown? Frustrated voters shrug as pols point fingersWashington, many voters responded with a collective shrug of disgust. Mike Scr
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 4 hours ago
Washington, many voters responded with a collective shrug of disgust. Mike Scribner, the president of the 1,000-member Teamsters union local in Topeka, Kansas, called the impasse "just kind of sickening" and said both parties are out of touch... Read more
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CBC.ca
Racy photos on the tracks cited in train conductor's firing by CP RailCP Rail, she told CBC News, "I definitely think I'm going back with a giant tar
CBC.ca / Posted 18 hours ago
CP Rail, she told CBC News, "I definitely think I'm going back with a giant target on my back." Katelnikoff's union, Teamsters Canada, also declined to comment. Katelnikoff said the union has filed a grievance on her behalf. While CP Rail... Read more
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Boston Herald
Fed judge wants to see grand jury instructions in City Hall extortion casethe defense because of a federal appeals court decision that last year reversed
Boston Herald / Posted 20 hours ago
the defense because of a federal appeals court decision that last year reversed the extortion convictions of Massachusetts Teamsters Joseph Burhoe and John Perry, who had been found guilty in 2014 of using the threat of pickets to pressure a TV... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Dutchess Public Transit drivers to consider strikingover by the county last summer, could go on strike as soon as the beginning of
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 23 hours ago
over by the county last summer, could go on strike as soon as the beginning of next month. The 100 drivers are members of Teamsters Local 445. Their contract with the county expires at the end of the month and negotiations are at an... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
EIU board to review potential program transitionAlso on the docket, board members will be voting on a contract renewal with the
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted yesterday
Also on the docket, board members will be voting on a contract renewal with the Teamsters Local 26 union. As part of the renewed agreement, there will be a 1 percent across-the-board wage increase in the first two years of the contract. The tree... Read more
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New York Daily News
Lawmakers pushing legislation to save union pension fundsTeamsters Local 707 retirees who paid into the union’s pension fund throughout
New York Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Teamsters Local 707 retirees who paid into the union’s pension fund throughout their whole career have had to live off reduced checks after Local 707 bottomed out a year ago.(Susan Watts/New York Daily News) A year ago, Teamsters Local 707 retirees... Read more
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TribLIVE
New Harrison Township police contract relaxes residency requirementbargaining unit. Officials said he will be making in the neighborhood of $102,0
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
bargaining unit. Officials said he will be making in the neighborhood of $102,000. The police officers are represented by Teamsters Local 249. The Teamsters' bargaining unit approved the pact. Police officers would pay $100 monthly toward their... Read more
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FOX News
Calling Conservatives Crazy, Stupid, Racist and Evil SOBsmedia. All that reflects the typical lefty view that right-wingers are “son of
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
media. All that reflects the typical lefty view that right-wingers are “son of bitches” who need to be taken out, as Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa so sweetly explained. Hoffa envisions a “good fight” because his opponents must be the... Read more
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asianage
Alphabet, Apple employee buses attacked by vandals during commutewho drove two of the Apple buses described the incidents as a “pellet gun attac
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
who drove two of the Apple buses described the incidents as a “pellet gun attack”. Doug Bloch, a representative for the Teamsters unit, said that only the outer layer of the buses’ double-paned windows cracked, suggesting that the projectiles... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pittsburgh plow drivers could be penalized for refusing to work overtimea Friday storm dumped freezing rain and more than 5 inches of snow on the city.
TribLIVE / Posted 5 days ago
a Friday storm dumped freezing rain and more than 5 inches of snow on the city. Paul Kapetanovich, recording secretary for Teamsters Local Union 249, which represents about 60 city snow plow drivers, declined comment. On Tuesday, he said drivers... Read more
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Greenwich Time
RTM factions disagree on approach to future labor dealsGREENWICH — After considerable drama, a contract with the town’s Teamsters unio
Greenwich Time / Posted 5 days ago
GREENWICH — After considerable drama, a contract with the town’s Teamsters union was accepted this week with little fanfare. But with other labor negotiations about to start, town officials disagree over how they should proceed. Officials are about... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
State of Maryland Reaches Contract With Employee Unionsof Teachers Healthcare - Maryland, the American Federation of State, County and
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 5 days ago
of Teachers Healthcare - Maryland, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees - Maryland, and the Teamsters Local 355. The state also is introducing a hiring bonus of up to $5,000 for correctional officers and cadets who... Read more
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Boston Herald
Lawyers: Pair facing extort rap acted on behalf of constituentsthe defense filing states. The federal appeals court in Boston last year threw
Boston Herald / Posted 5 days ago
the defense filing states. The federal appeals court in Boston last year threw out the extortion convictions of two Teamsters after finding they had a legitimate labor objective when they threatened businesses to hire their brethren. Prior... Read more
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TribLIVE
Costa says Pittsburgh plow drivers ‘let the phone ring’ during weekend snowstormthem saying the reason the streets aren't clear is because we called off,” said
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
them saying the reason the streets aren't clear is because we called off,” said Paul Kapetanovich, recording secretary for Teamsters Local Union 249, which represents about 60 city snowplow drivers. “They're blaming the drivers for it. Meanwhile, I... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
How governor candidates stack up against big-money rivalsthat, aldermen also are set to vote on Emanuel’s proposed five-year contract wi
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
that, aldermen also are set to vote on Emanuel’s proposed five-year contract with the union representing city Teamsters and more than 30 other labor groups in the Coalition of Unionized Public Employees. The proposals set wages for... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
Spectrum Brands selling Rayovac battery business to Energizer Holdings for $2Band AAA alkaline batteries. About 80 percent of employees of the Portage and F
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 7 days ago
and AAA alkaline batteries. About 80 percent of employees of the Portage and Fennimore battery plants are represented by Teamsters Local 695, based in Madison, Spectrum Brands spokesman David Prichard said, and their contracts expire in 2022 and... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Sex Abuse Victim's Video Tests LawTimes wrote in his obituary. In Salerno case, Roy L. Williams, the former pres
New Haven Independent / Posted 11 days ago
Times wrote in his obituary. In Salerno case, Roy L. Williams, the former president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, was too sick to appear in court. Instead, his testimony, videotaped in a prison hospital where he was locked up on... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Peak TV brings production jobs back to Los Angeles, with a boost from streaming seriesexperts say. “I started in 1977, and I've never seen it as busy as it is today
Los Angeles Times / Posted 11 days ago
experts say. “I started in 1977, and I've never seen it as busy as it is today,” said Steve Dayan, who heads the Hollywood Teamsters Local 399, which represents about 4,500 studio drivers, location managers, casting directors and other crafts. He... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Emanuel buys measure of labor peace with new union deals ahead of re-election bidwere explaining the general terms to reporters on a background teleconference c
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
were explaining the general terms to reporters on a background teleconference call. The contracts come after holdout Teamsters Local 700, which represents snowplow and garbage truck drivers, agreed to a tentative deal last weekend, averting a... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Pecatonica Teamsters continue to strike because of stalemate negotiations with Bay Valley FoodsWednesday despite a federal mediator being present for the ongoing talks betwee
The Journal-Standard / Posted 12 days ago
Wednesday despite a federal mediator being present for the ongoing talks between Bay Valley Foods and their striking Teamsters. Talks went from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and concluded without any resolution, said Wade Musso, a member of the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Trio of Washington County Republicans seek nomination for vacant state House seatveteran who is a manager at a construction company; and Joseph DeThomas, who wo
TribLIVE / Posted 13 days ago
veteran who is a manager at a construction company; and Joseph DeThomas, who works at Komatsu Mining and is a member of Teamsters Local No. 585. The party will hold a meeting at 9 a.m. Jan. 27 at Washington Country Club during which up to 78... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
JCPS hopes increased wages will attract new bus driversa part of it," she said. As for the current JCPS bus drivers, there are mixed
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 13 days ago
a part of it," she said. As for the current JCPS bus drivers, there are mixed emotions. While newer drivers are ecstatic, Teamsters Local 783 President John Stovall said some aren't happy about it. "It's like all contracts: You start in at a... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
Farm Show contest is demonstration of horsepowerEnslin, who owns a 67-acre farm. “It was hard for them.” Horse pulls, an endur
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 14 days ago
Enslin, who owns a 67-acre farm. “It was hard for them.” Horse pulls, an enduring piece of Americana at the Farm Show, pit teamsters and horses against a “sled” filled with concrete blocks. Teams must pull the sled for 27½ feet. The weight... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Bay Valley Foods strike continues for 9th week in Pecatonicatemperatures. They're set to return to the bargaining table Wednesday. “They’
The Journal-Standard / Posted 14 days ago
temperatures. They're set to return to the bargaining table Wednesday. “They’re not going to cave,” said Pat Slowey, the Teamsters Local 754 business agent. “They’re solid. They know what they’re out here for. They’re here to protect their... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
As Alaska Air Cuts Costs, Employee Discontent Growsmore pilots by the end of 2018 to resume its previous level of service. Greg U
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 16 days ago
more pilots by the end of 2018 to resume its previous level of service. Greg Unterseher, representing Horizon pilots for Teamsters Local 1226, doubts the airline can meet that target. "We see no ability to get these pilots. I don't know where... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Plow, truck drivers union reaches tentative deal with city, averting strike voteand garbage truck drivers announced Sunday it reached a tentative five-year con
Chicago Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
and garbage truck drivers announced Sunday it reached a tentative five-year contract agreement with the city of Chicago. Teamsters Local 700 members were scheduled to have an authorization vote Sunday, but a tentative deal was struck late... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
From Mexico to the U.S., a NAFTA tale of two truckersmore efficient to hire Miranda to take the refrigerators directly to their fina
Dayton Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
more efficient to hire Miranda to take the refrigerators directly to their final destination. For 20 years, though, the Teamsters union persuaded lawmakers to stop Mexican trucks from driving beyond parcels of land that hug the border from... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Smith meets with Teamsters: Minnesota’s new senator prepares...The Teamsters she met with are part of Central States Pension Fund, which is on
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 17 days ago
The Teamsters she met with are part of Central States Pension Fund, which is on its way to being insolvent as it pays out $3.46 for every dollar it takes in. There are 21,000 members in Minnesota affected by this, with 3,624 of them in the Eighth... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
Sussex County Council to vote on right-to-work ordinanceto work should be moved forward.” Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 17 days ago
to work should be moved forward.” Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Delaware Legislative Director William Glass countered, “We had a fellow at the last meeting that stated that his... Read more
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Dover Post
Sussex County Council to vote on right-to-work ordinanceto work should be moved forward.” Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees
Dover Post / Posted 17 days ago
to work should be moved forward.” Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Delaware Legislative Director William Glass countered, “We had a fellow at the last meeting that stated that his... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
No raise: Lee County Port Authority officers claim discriminationof propaganda leaflets and fliers have gone out to travelers from police office
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 18 days ago
of propaganda leaflets and fliers have gone out to travelers from police officers and their bargaining agent, Teamsters Local 79 chapter of Tampa. The paperwork says the Port Authority is denying some police officers raises because... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
No raise: Lee County Port Authority officers claim discriminationof propaganda leaflets and fliers have gone out to travelers from police office
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 18 days ago
of propaganda leaflets and fliers have gone out to travelers from police officers and their bargaining agent, Teamsters Local 79 chapter of Tampa. The paperwork says the Port Authority is denying some police officers raises because... Read more
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Santa Maria Sun
Press fires employee for changing byline to anti-gay slurin a position to make that same mistake,” News Editor Donald Katich told the Ga
Santa Maria Sun / Posted 20 days ago
in a position to make that same mistake,” News Editor Donald Katich told the Gate. “The employee is represented by the Teamsters. There is a process we are obligated to follow when it comes to decisions or termination. The employee is no longer... Read more
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Island Packet
Union plans appeal after agency approves plant settlementThe company agrees to post notices informing employees of their rights, but it
Island Packet / Posted 20 days ago
The company agrees to post notices informing employees of their rights, but it does not admit to any wrongdoing. The Teamsters union in Boise filed complaints against the company last year, claiming company supervisors intimated and coerced... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
HELPING HANDS: This year's donors$275 Daniel Tibbetts, Raynham, $1,875 McCall Transportation, Brockton, $815
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 20 days ago
$275 Daniel Tibbetts, Raynham, $1,875 McCall Transportation, Brockton, $815 Copeland Chevrolet, Brockton, $200 Teamsters Local Union No. 653, South Easton, $250 Republic Services Inc., Phoenix, Az, $1,500 T.L. Edwards Inc., Avon,... Read more
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Roll Call
10 Issues Congress Faces in Januaryto ensure the solvency of underfunded pension plans be incorporated into any ma
Roll Call / Posted 20 days ago
to ensure the solvency of underfunded pension plans be incorporated into any mass spending package. The Central States Teamsters pension plan, the United Mine Workers pension plan, and more than 200 others are on the brink of failure, Democrats... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Salary board sets county worker pay in Carbonby the bargaining unit, the employees under the commissioners’ jurisdiction, an
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 21 days ago
by the bargaining unit, the employees under the commissioners’ jurisdiction, and employees covered under the AFSCME and Teamsters bargaining units. The board also established and abolished several positions as follows: ■ Domestic Relations —... Read more
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Times Leader
Brooks named new leader of Wilkes-Barre city council for 2018Association of Fire Fighters Local 104. The Wilkes-Barre Police Benevolent Asso
Times Leader / Posted 21 days ago
Association of Fire Fighters Local 104. The Wilkes-Barre Police Benevolent Association and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 401, representing Department of Public Works employees, have not agreed to swap a holiday. Councilman Bill... Read more
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The News-Times
Danbury City Council to vote on workers’ contract extensionand maintenance workers would receive a 2.75 annual raise through the 2019-2020
The News-Times / Posted 21 days ago
and maintenance workers would receive a 2.75 annual raise through the 2019-2020 fiscal year. The workers, represented by Teamsters Local 677, would see the city’s contribution to their health insurance plan remain flat for the first two years of... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Debate Over Truck Driver Pay Contributes To Year-End Critical Shortagesame time, the need for drivers grows as online retailers like Amazon demand da
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 21 days ago
same time, the need for drivers grows as online retailers like Amazon demand daily delivery. Barbara Maynard is with the Teamsters at the port of Los Angeles, the nation’s largest port in the country and a major supplier for Arizona. “Everybody... Read more
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Breitbart
Recreational Marijuana Bust: Cities, Unions Fight over Taxes,Organizingand Commercial Workers’ union, which had expected to organize retail sales beca
Breitbart / Posted 22 days ago
and Commercial Workers’ union, which had expected to organize retail sales because they represent grocery clerks, and the Teamsters’ union, because they represent transportation drivers, both declared that they, too, now intended to battle to... Read more
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Philly.com
One year later, Philly soda tax still controversialthat provided hundreds of family-sustaining blue-collar jobs in manufacturing,”
Philly.com / Posted 23 days ago
that provided hundreds of family-sustaining blue-collar jobs in manufacturing,” Danny Grace, secretary-treasurer of Teamsters Local 830, said in the news release. Economists and researchers – some financed by supporters or opponents of the... Read more
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Crosscut
Best of 2017: As Ballard changes, bike controversy heats upimpact businesses. “The reality is, you can’t make that that street safe,” sai
Crosscut / Posted 24 days ago
impact businesses. “The reality is, you can’t make that that street safe,” said Michael Walker, a business agent for Teamsters Union Local No. 174. “It‘s my personal belief the bike lobby has no regard for the safety of the bicyclists and no... Read more
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