Government Affairs

The International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers maintains a political presence in Canada and the United States monitoring developments that can have an impact on our industry and our members.
We will strive to keep you updated on those developments through this page. At times we may seek assistance in shaping opinion on certain issues or legislation. This may include letter writing campaigns or other forms of feedback sent to individual legislators.
We will do our best to keep you informed, but if members come across topics that might require our attention, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Government Affairs News

Scott Walker Prepares To Sign Budget That Eliminates The Living Wage And Prevailing Wage

Posted by on Fri, Jul 10, 2015 @ 11:07 AM

For months, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has said he won’t launch his long-expected run for the Republican nomination for President until he gets his own house in order and signs Wisconsin’s budget into law. Despite weeks of delays, he still may make that deadline before his planned announcement on July 13th.

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Topics: legislation, Government Affairs

Jeb Bush: People Need to Work Longer Hours

Posted by on Fri, Jul 10, 2015 @ 10:07 AM
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Topics: legislation, Government Affairs

Is Jeb’s Social Security Flub The Worst Bush Gaffe Yet?

Posted by on Tue, Jul 7, 2015 @ 15:07 PM

If you’re going to cut a program that affects the lives of most Americans, the least you can do is get the facts right. Jeb didn’t. That’s worse than a candidate getting the price of bread or milk wrong, or a president’s wonderment at the fact that grocery stores have scanners. (That particular gaffe was attributed to Jeb’s father, although it may never have happened.)

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Topics: Government Affairs, political

Will The Next Election Lead To A More Prosperous Canada? Not If Labour Takes A Back Seat

Posted by on Tue, Jul 7, 2015 @ 15:07 PM
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Topics: Government Affairs

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