the Boilermaker Reporter

Volume 46, Number 1
Jan 2007 to Mar 2007

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Included articles:

Democrats lead Congress for first time in 12 years, Tom Baca is new Western States IVP, Senco Construction earns top OSHA award, SAJAC builds training center, IVPs Joe Stinger and Jim Hickenbotham retire, and much, much more...

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Tom Baca is new Western States IVP

Intl. Pres. Newton. B. Jones (r.) swears in Tom Baca as the new International vi

Joe Stinger retires after 40 years of service

The Intl. executive council voted J. Tom Baca into the office of International vice president for the Western States effective January 31. Baca, BM-ST for Local 549 (Pittsburg, Calif.), was nominated by International President Newton B. Jones to take the position vacated by IVP Joe Stinger’s retirement.

Tags  Headline News
Locals  L-72, L-104, L-549
Reporter  V46N1

Bush health care plan doesn’t address problem

Tax breaks don’t ensure access for all or control costs

IN HIS STATE OF THE UNION speech, President Bush outlined a health care plan that he claimed would put basic health care insurance within the reach of those who now do not have it. But the plan he outlined does not address the main problems facing our health care system: universal access and rapidly growing costs.

Reporter  V46N1
Commentary  Newton B. Jones

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