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Transportation union urges Congress to pass infrastructure bill

In a letter to members of the House of Representatives, the Transportation Trades Department (TTD) of the AFL-CIO urged the two parties to come together and pass historic infrastructure investment bills.

The TTD, as well as the 33 affiliated unions it represents, highlighted the need for reliable, long-term reauthorizations for American highways, public transit and passenger rail systems, and called on lawmakers to pass the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act by the Oct. 31 deadline. The union also said it supported “large-scale infrastructure investments” that would modernize and repair the country’s aging transportation infrastructure.

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