The Building Tradesman Newspaper

Positions, everyone - Issues more in focus as election season advances

With the airwaves filled with election rhetoric already for much of the year, few Americans would mind if we returned to the tradition of making Labor Day the kickoff point of the presidential campaign season. ..

Candidates come calling to court very important voters: Michigan's

So, Michigan voters…what makes you so special? ..

Voucher system doesn't play by the rules of the game

Jeremy Hughes, superintendent of Dearborn Schools, argues that education vouchers will not provide parents with the choice and competition in education that voucher proponents promise. He urges voter opposition to the proposed amendment to the Michigan Constitution that is on the November ballot. ..

Low voter turnout makes your vote a high priority

Michigan Building
Trades 43rd Convention

Sullivan stays on at building trades; vows aggressive organizing, political push

AFL-CIO Building Trades Department convention delegates unanimously elected Edward C. Sullivan as president and Joseph Maloney as secretary-treasurer for five-year terms at the July 25 constitutional convention. ..

With George W., 'compassion' is in the eye of the beholder

A compassionate conservative? The record of George Bush during his years as Texas governor indicates otherwise. ..

'The greater the political power, the greater the bargaining power'


'Fight for the future of Michigan' kicks off with primary


Stabenow for Senate: 'Working families deserve someone who will fight on their side'


Primary election is easy to ignore - please don't