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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

Connect with Us

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

  • Election 2018 Boilermaker Endorsements

    Election 2018 Boilermaker Endorsements

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  • Liberty Bell award commemorates LEAP’s golden anniversary

    Liberty Bell award commemorates LEAP’s golden anniversary

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  • Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-IL 17th), fifth from right, with, l. to r., IVP-NE John Fultz; John Tortat, L-60; guest Julie Tortat; guest Debbie Cooper; Kirk Cooper, L-60; IR Bill Staggs; IR Miguel Fonseca; ED-QCCUS/AD-CSO Eugene Forkin III; and IVP-WS J. Tom Baca.

    Boilermakers’ reception brings legislators

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  • Rep. Marcy Kaptur accepts the Boilermakers’ top legislator award for a member of the U.S. House. L. to r., IP Newton Jones, Rep. Kaptur and IVP-GL Larry McManamon.

    2018 Abe Breehey Legislators of the Year

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  • Delegates, International officers and staff at the 50th LEAP conference

    Boilermakers celebrate 50 years of LEAP

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