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S.C. Teamsters Spread the Word on Top Issues to Get Out Vote

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- After a week of talking to members at worksites throughout South Carolina, members of Local 509 spent the Leap Day primary celebrating their work at a “Seafood Fest” GOTV event. Members proudly wore their “I Voted” stickers as they enjoyed a Low Country Boil.

From school bus barns to manufacturing plants, Local 509 members talked to one another about the issues and encouraged each other to vote.  At school bus yards in Charleston, members got right to the point with questions like “are you registered to vote?” and “you voting on Saturday?” 

Today's Teamster News 03.01.13

Bureaucratic Blunder helps over 100 Oil Companies Avoid Paying Royalties  Oil Price.com   ...Democratic lawmaker Representative Edward Markey of Massachusetts ... claims that more than 100 oil and gas producers, including Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX), BP Plc (NYSE: BP), Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM), Royal Dutch Shell Plc, (NYSE: RDS-A) and ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP), have benefitted from bungled leases awarded by the federal government.

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