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the Boilermaker Reporter

Volume 44, Number 1
Jan 2005 to Mar 2005


Included articles:

Articles include: Social Security: Who will pay the bill?, Workers at Washington Marine join Boilermakers union, Kvaerner pays Local 19 members $280,000, Shipyard Workers sue NASSCO for $39 million, Local 85 hosts 2nd annual tripartite conference, The Bush NLRB is rewriting the rules, Workers need an asbestos-disease compensation fund, Workers must unite to stop CAFTA, Bush targets rail workers, Taxpayers subsidize Wal-Mart, Bike-Building Boilermaker lands hard-core deal, Boilermakers' children survive tsunami-stay and help, Wlodyka is new participant out reach representative, and much, much more ...

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Let’s ensure a good future for all

Newton B. Jones, Intl. President

IN HIS FIRST TERM, President Bush’s number one priority was lowering taxes. He succeeded to a degree that still amazes many observers. Though his tax cuts primarily benefited the wealthiest Americans and created our nation’s largest budget deficits in history, they sailed through Congress.

The tax cuts of 2001-2004 shifted more of the tax burden to middle-class working families and saddled our children and grandchildren with trillions of dollars of government debt.

Reporter  V44N1

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