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You are the key to winning for working families this November. Backing you are local unions in your area, the Dallas labor federation, the state federation, and the national AFL-CIO. 

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Working people are desperate for our leaders to put partisanship aside and do what is right for our health, our economy and our country. Tell your Senator to support the HEROES Act (H.R. 6800) and provide the relief working families need.

Recent News

In May, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the HEROES Act, a piece of legislation that would provide much-needed solutions to our current economic and public safety crisis. Unfortunately, its path forward has been uncertain. There has been no debate on the bill in the Senate, and Mitch McConnell even sent the Senate on vacation without hearing it.

The U.S. Senate has delayed crisis relief for another week. The Dallas newspaper headline on July 24 predicted a "tsunami of evictions" as enhanced unemployment benefits expire for more than 34 million American families!

The Executive Board of the Dallas AFL-CIO unanimously chose Brother Lewis Fulbright as Secretary-Treasurer. He was nominated by Rena Honea of the school employees union, Alliance/AFT. Fulbright has led the Council's financial oversight and fund raising. He is a long-time labor leader from the American Postal Workers Union. He will replace Mark York who is retiring after leading a string of labor successes in Dallas County.