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Sunday, November 23, 2014

Press Releases and Speeches

US Senate Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline -

WASHINGTON, DC -- The following statement was released today by Sean McGarvey, President of North America's Building Trades Unions, upon the defeat in the U.S. Senate of S. 2280, legislation that would have granted immediate authority for the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline:

Building Trades Unions Exceed 5-Year Fundraising Goal for Diabetes Research -

WASHINGTON, DC -- North America's Building Trades Unions today announced that it had reached and surpassed its five-year fundraising objective for the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) at the University of Miami.

North America's Building Trades Unions to U.S. Congress: Approve the Keystone Pipeline Now -

WASHINGTON, DC -- North America's Building Trades Unions today called upon the United States Congress to take immediate action to approve the Keystone XL pipeline.

The 2014 Elections -

WASHINGTON, DC -- The following statement was issued today by Sean McGarvey, President of North America's Building Trades Unions, on the results of the 2014 midterm elections:

Domestic Energy Exploration Creates More Than 45,000 Jobs -

New Study Confirms Direct Correlation Between Job Creation And Marcellus Shale Development

Speeches

BCTD President McGarvey Addresses 2012 National Legislative Conference -

Ladies and gentlemen... brothers and sisters... and distinguished guests...it is my great pleasure to welcome you to the 2012 National Legislative Conference of the Building and Construction Trades Department.

And it is my distinct and humble honor to address you this morning as the President of this great organization.  I am so very grateful to this Governing Board of Presidents for placing their faith and trust in me.  And you can rest assured that it will be my intention to NEVER, EVER let you down.