The United Association is among those calling President-elect Barack Obama’s economic stimulus bill the right move to get Americans working again.
United Association is among those calling President-elect Barack Obama’s $800
billion economic stimulus bill the right move to get Americans working again.
union, which represents workers in the plumbing, HVAC, pipe fitting and
sprinkler industries, is asking all U.S. citizens to support the infrastructure
improvements included as part of Obama’s economic plan.
“A better America is something we
all want and something our children and grandchildren deserve,” said William P.
Hite, the union’s general president. “It’s our obligation to find sensible,
workable solutions to get us there. Barack Obama is promoting a national
rebuilding plan for energy, hospitals, schools, communication systems, roads
and bridges, ports and other vital transportation systems. We should all
work toward helping our new president to achieve these objectives.”
Construction work means money for
many Americans, Hite said, adding that much of that money will quickly find its
way into the U.S. economy.
infrastructure will revitalize the economy, restore our country’s competitive
abilities, create huge numbers of strong new jobs - and in the process, rebuild
America’s economy,” he said.
Economic plan endorsed by union
January 20, 2009