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Southwest Pipe Trades UA Union Local 412 Albuquerque, New Mexico

Local 412 Endorsed Candidates for the 2022 General Election

The following candidates have been endorsed by the United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters Local Union 412. We strongly urge our Local 412 and UA members in New Mexico to support the candidates who support the issues important to our industry, organized labor and our livelihood. Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham Lt Governor Howie Morales CD1

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Oklahoma lawmakers honor UA Local 344 Business Manager Cartwright

Oklahoma lawmakers honor UA Local 344 Business Manager Cartwright

Oklahoma state representatives and senators presented Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 344 Business Manager Gary Cartwright with a Bipartisan/Bicameral Citation for his service to the Local and his commitment to the community.  Cartwright spent 24 years on the tools before Business Manager Darren Jones appointed him Local 344 business agent. When Jones became a UA International

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Southwest Pipe Trades Association - Government Affairs

Passing H.B. 636 will keep vital State Plumbing Board

House Bill 636 will be heard on March 10 during the committee of Licensing and Administrative Procedures. If approved, the bill will allow the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners (TSBPE) to continue providing the valuable services related to reviewing applications and granting plumbing licenses. In 2019, Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order extending

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