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The Building Tradesman Newspaper Editions

NEWS BRIEFS

Date Posted: October 13 2000

Material costs down, but wages aren't A year ago, some construction materials manufacturers were making a killing. Today, they're getting killed. Two years ago, wallboard prices were soaring and manufacturers...

On Target in the Upper Peninsula

Date Posted: October 13 2000

MARQUETTE Twp. - Target stores are movin' on up, into the Upper Peninsula. The first Target store in the U.P. is on the way, being constructed by building trade union...

Reorganized, re-energized Painters meet in Michigan

Date Posted: October 13 2000

The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades is restoring the roar in Michigan and around the nation. Under new General President Michael E. Monroe, the union has been completely...

Stabenow's plan: Bring an end to bloated prescription drug prices

Date Posted: October 13 2000

By U.S. Rep. Debbie Stabenow Candidate for U.S. Senate Every month, Julia Kanopsky is forced to make a difficult decision. How will she pay for the hundreds of dollars of...

State Supreme Court supremely important this year - and this decade

Date Posted: October 13 2000

So you've taken the time to vote, either by absentee ballot or at the polls. You get down to the final portion of the ballot, which has the names of...

VOUCHERS WILL HURT MICHIGAN'S PUBLIC AND PRIVATE EDUCATION SYSTEMS

Date Posted: October 13 2000

ESSEXVILLE - It was a day to be proud of, and the tradesworkers responsible for the mammoth generator conversion project at Consumers Energy's Karn-Weadock Generating Complex on Saginaw Bay were...

We're fighting for your fair wages and safe jobs - won't you join us at the polls on Nov. 7?

Date Posted: October 13 2000

By Patrick Devlin Secretary-Treasurer Greater Detroit Building and Construction Trades Council "Now more than ever the people are responsible for the character of their Congress. If that body be ignorant,...

C'mon, send 'em in! Return voter forms to clerk by Oct. 10

Date Posted: September 29 2000

How important is the Nov. 7 general election? Extremely important. That's why the Detroit and Michigan Building Trades Councils this week have mailed more than 70,000 voter registration applications and...

Looking down…And looking up

Date Posted: September 29 2000

AT 5:46 P.M. on Oct. 28, 1998, the 25-story shell of the former J.L. Hudson's Building sat on this site in downtown Detroit. A minute later, after the largest implosion...

NEWS BRIEFS

Date Posted: September 29 2000

Carpenters ready to further shun labor? The United Brotherhood of Carpenters, whose Michigan chapter has already disassociated itself from the Detroit and Michigan Building Trades Councils, may choose to withdraw...

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