Tag: Governor Deval Patrick

Legislative Update: FY 15 Budget

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Dear Brothers & Sisters, This past Friday, Governor Patrick signed a $36.5 billion budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2015. We wanted to update you on a few things that were included in the passed budget: Driver Assaults: Although everyone is entitled to a safe workplace, this is often not the case for our members. To help ensure …

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Patrick Praises 589 Members

Today, Gov. Patrick, the Secretary of Transportation, and the MBTA’s General Manager came to the Cabot Facility in South Boston to thank all our members for their professionalism during the winter storm. Service was down from Friday afternoon until Sunday. During that time, crews spent time clearing the tracks and shoveling out stations. Patrick said it …

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Statement on Governor’s Transportation Funding Plan

“The members of the Boston Carmen’s Union ATU Local 589 are on the front lines of providing accessible and effective public transportation every day. Based on that experience, our Union is fully supportive of Governor Deval Patrick’s comprehensive plan to fund public transit across the Commonwealth as a real solution to a imminent crisis,” said …

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