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2011-08-09 13:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement was release today by Mike Hellstrom, business manager of Laborers' Local 108: "Every workday members of my union, Laborers' Local 108, get behind the wheel of recycling and trash hauling trucks, as they perform their work. They live throughout the metropolitan New York area and depend on the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to maintain the roads, bridges and tunnels on which they are driving. On any given...

2011-08-08 10:30:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement was release today by Kenneth Brancaccio, president of Laborers' Local 79: "On behalf of the 9,000 members of the Construction & General Laborers Local 79, I want to unequivocally add our support to the Port Authority's plan to finance and fund its capital projects. Today hundreds of our members are working around the clock to restore the World Trade Center site to its rightful place as one of the premier...

2011-08-08 10:05:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Robert Bonanza, business manager of the 15,000 member Mason Tenders District Council of Greater New York & Long Island (MTDC) today announced the support of the MTDC, and its affiliated local union, for the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey's proposed toll and fare increase. "Our support for this toll increase can be summed up in one word - JOBS -," said Bonanza. "Since the economic crisis of 2008, our members have...

2011-04-15 12:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lt. Governor Jim Cawley, on behalf of Governor Tom Corbett, today recognized the Borough of Lewistown and a State College-area official for using innovative approaches to strengthen their communities and better serve their residents. "As local government officials you hear firsthand the issues of your constituents and it is your responsibility to provide solutions that make your community a vibrant place to live, work and raise a...

2011-03-28 10:30:00

VICTOR, N.Y., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A Rochester-area firm, Han-Tek Inc., has been awarded a contract by the New York Power Authority (NYPA), to design and build a new transfer car for the Lewiston Pump-Generating Plant (LPGP), the auxiliary facility at NYPA's Niagara Power Project in Lewiston, N.Y. Under the terms of the competitively bid contract, Han-Tek will supply a transfer car to handle the demands and weight of the Power Authority's upgrade at LPGP of five generator step-up...

2011-02-02 00:00:43

Meeting planned for government entities to discuss environmentally responsible means to leverage funds from leasing land within the Marcellus Shale for local economic development purposes. Wexford, PA (PRWEB) February 1, 2011 Cambria County Commissioners in conjunction with Co-eXprise announce today an invitation to all local municipal authorities, townships, and other government entities to attend a presentation scheduled for February 17, 2011, at 6 p.m., at the Cambria County Courthouse,...

2010-01-19 10:40:00

Web site catalogues information about Public Authorities nationwide ALBANY, N.Y., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Albany Law School's Government Law Center (GLC) today announced the launch of the nationwide Public Authorities Information Clearinghouse (PAIC) (www.publicauthority.org), designed to help interested parties navigate through the documents that pertain to the governance of public authority. "Public authorities are the fastest growing form of government in the United...


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