Budget Opposition

Legislation
Attached is a letter template regarding opposition to the proposed budget.  Please reach out to your local representative by either mailing or faxing this letter of opposition (after filling it out with your information). If you choose to call, please use the letter as a script for talking points. Budget LTE Template
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Call to Action! Proposed Legislation!

Legislation
If you are in Congressman LoBiondo’s district, we encourage you to reach out to him (as Chairman of the Aviation Subcommittee) to encourage him to support (possibly co-sponsor) the proposed HR 2800. For general information about HR 2800: http://larsen.house.gov/press-release/larsen-transportation-democrats-introduce-legislation-reject-trump-plan-privatize-air
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Action Needed on Privatization

Legislation
AFGE Local 200 recommends a phone call to your local representative with the following general narrative: Currently, the FAA and its employees oversee the most complex and safest airspace in the world.  Privatization will have significant negative impact upon me and my family.  Additionally, privatization puts the safety of the national airspace at risk. Nothing about privatization improves safety.  Currently, the FAA provides a safe airspace for a record number of travelers.  Privatization turns over control of a complex system to a private entity where safety is only one of many primary concerns.  Please do not support this effort to dismantle the FAA and place me, my family, and the flying public at risk. My personal impacts are… To find your local representative and their contact information, please use see…
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Legislative Call to Action!

Legislation
Right now, Congress is working on the most extreme union-busting, pension-stealing bills we've seen yet. These attacks focus on official time, one of our core union rights that AFGE uses to help employees get fair representation in workplace disputes. Anti-government employee lawmakers are trying to rush through bills that limit our union rights and silence our voice in the workplace. Here's what you need to know about H.R. 1364, the Government-wide Anti-Union Representation Bill: It eliminates the use of official time by making it far too difficult for managers and federal employees to successfully work together to address mission-related challenges It revokes our union's ability to stand up for workers who have been wrongfully fired, disciplined, harassed or intimidated It steals the pension of any worker who exceeds a limited…
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Brotherhood Be Aware Of FAA Privatization Initiatives

General Info, Legislation
In the next few weeks or months we could see some of these initiatives become alive again.  It is important to be aware of the details in order to give the good fight!  We need your involvement.  Call your senators and representatives.  As always, never download this items using your goverment issued computer. http://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/business-aviation/2016-12-22/2016-year-review-short-term-faa-bill-resets-debate-atc-reform http://transportation.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=401028 http://transportation.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=399699 Check our Library.  We have studies on privatization.
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