Tag: ATU International President Larry Hanley

Massachusetts Legislature Puts Taxpayers at Risk 

Photo of Massachusetts State House

Yesterday, the Massachusetts legislature did a great disservice to working families, T riders, and taxpayers across the Commonwealth with the suspension of the Taxpayer Protection Act (or Pacheco Law) for the next three years. The goal of the Taxpayer Protection Act (or Pacheco Law) was to protect the Commonwealth from the waste, fraud, and abuse …

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Baker exploits MBTA’s winter woes to push ill-conceived reform

  Boston Globe | By Larry Hanley | June 15, 2015 Summer is here, but Governor Baker is still exploiting Bostonians’ frustration with last winter’s blizzard breakdown of public transit to push through an MBTA reform package that will jeopardize the service, safety, and affordability of Boston’s bus and rail service. The governor wants to …

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ATU International President Larry Hanley Reacts to State of the Union

Photo of Amalgamated Transit Union International President Larry Hanley.

“The progressive plans proposed by President Obama in his State of the Union will do nothing to help the poor or the middle class if ‘fast track’ legislation and the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal are passed by Congress.” “While the president has put forth very laudatory goals, he and Congressional leaders in both …

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MBTA General Manager Accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott accepts Local 589’s Jimmy O’Brien #ALSIceBucketChallenge and nominates ATU International President Larry Hanley. Also helping her with the challenge is Local 589’s Larry Kelly and Charlie, the T’s mascot.

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