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the Boilermaker Reporter

Volume 48, Number 3
Jul 2009 to Sep 2009

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Union holds first ever Industrial Sector conference, 2009 Canadian apprenticeship competition results, Boilermakers rally for health care reform, Union mortgage assistance keeps home fires burning for L-154 member, and much, much more...

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Employing a few basic strategies can improve your investigations and thereby improve your chances of winning.

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We can’t let misinformation destroy health care reform

Newton B. Jones, Intl. President

THROUGHOUT AUGUST, support for President Obama’s health care plan began to fade slowly as criticism of the plan grew. That fading support is a disturbing development, because the plan many citizens oppose is a fiction, created by anti-reform groups.

A recent NBC News survey uncovered this perverse trend. When shown key components of Obama’s reform plan and asked whether they would support such a plan, a majority of Americans said they would.

Reporter  V48N3

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