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Government Affairs Department

LEAP Web Site

The Boilermakers' Legislative Education Action Program web site provides resources to keep members politically involved.

Staff

  • Cecile Conroy - Director of Government Affairs - Political and Legislative Departments
  • Hannah Samuel - Executive Assistant

Services Provided to Lodges and Members

  • A manual for locals to become more informed and active in the political process
  • Voter registration information
  • Regular updates on legislative and political issues through various avenues, such as the website, correspondence to the locals, the Boilermaker Activist and the Boilermaker Reporter
  • A congressional action website and voter scorecard
  • Materials for local lodge meetings
  • An annual legislative and political conference in Washington, D.C.
  • Campaign related items, such as shirts, signs, and stickers
  • Political information on candidates running for Congress
  • Legislative information on working family issues such as jobs, pension, safety, and health care security
  • Campaign related items

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We use social media to update members on legislative and political issues, share stories of worker rallies, and provide opportunities to get involved.

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Resources

Contact Information

International Brotherhood of Boilermakers,
Iron Shipbuilders, Blacksmiths, Forgers and Helpers
Department of Government Affairs
1750 New York Avenue, NW, Suite 335
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: (202) 756-2868
Fax: (202) 756-2869
Website: http://capwiz.com/boilermaker/home/

LEAP News

  • Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), center, at the 2019 LEAP Congressional Reception with, l. to r., Vernon Jackson and the late Wilton Barnett, L-S50; IVP-NE John Fultz; Dan Weber, L-193; Clifton Saul, L-S50; EA-DGA Hannah Samuel; Ron Myers, L-193; and Darrin Furgason and Brian Bosse, Vulcan.

    Congresswoman Holmes Norton visits Boilermaker reception

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  • Delegates Andy Labeck and Christopher Donahue of Local 5, Zone 5 talk to a legislative staffer about the need to repeal the Cadillac tax, during the 2019 LEAP Conference in Washington, D.C.

    House Democrats and Republicans vote to repeal ‘Cadillac tax’

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  • IVP-NE John Fultz

    LEAP speakers talk energy policy, the economy and 2020 elections

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  • Local 627’s Shane “Kalai” Ferreira, who works for BAE Systems in Hawaii, offers reasons why a strong Jones Act is essential to the nation. L to r: BM-ST Jacob Evenson; Jesse Isleman, legislative aide of Sen. Brian Schatz (D-HI); Wesley Dale and Ferreira.

    Delegates advocate for local and national issues during LEAP

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  • John Dingell (Photo: Detroit News file photo)

    Political friend, former congressman John Dingell dies at 92

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