Press Releases:

Senate THUD Appropriations Bill Is a “Solid Step Forward”

Long Overdue WRRDA Port and Maritime Jobs Bill Poised for Enactment

Statement on the Passing of Congressman Jim Oberstar

Statement on White House Blueprint for $302 Billion Investment in Surface Transportation

TTD Applauds Passage of Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2014

TTD Urges Administration to Deliver Strong Message to EC: Keep Aviation and Maritime Out of TTIP

TTD Urges Investment in Harbors and Ports, Full Funding for Maritime Security Program

House Got the Message: Job-Creating Infrastructure Investments are Bipartisan

Harbor Maintenance Legislation Will Boost American Competitiveness and Job Creation

Obstructionists Derail Transportation Appropriations Jobs Bill

Ryan Budget Puts Economic Recovery, Nation’s Mobility at Severe Risk

Transportation Unions Vow Vigorous Push to End Neglect of Nation’s Transportation System and Infrastructure

TTD: Maritime Cargo Preference Laws Must be Strengthened

TTD Statement on State of the Union Address

Statement on Transportation Secretary LaHood’s Departure

Sandy Bill Critical to Storm Ravaged Northeast Transportation Systems

Transportation Labor Honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

TTD Applauds Passage of Overdue Sandy Relief Funding

Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill Will Restore Ravaged Northeast Transportation System

American Jobs at Stake in ILWU Contract Negotiations

President Obama Focuses Lame Duck Congress on Job Creation, Middle-Class Tax Relief

Transportation Workers Part of Historic Mobilization to Re-Elect President Obama, Put America to Work

Obama Maritime Academy Investments Ensure Properly Trained Mariners

Who Will Build It? Not Gov. Christie

Policy Statements:

Maritime Security Program is Vital to America’s Economy and Defense Readiness

Congress Must Pass WRDA and Reform Harbor Maintenance Spending

Joining the Fight Against Human Trafficking

Reforms to Strengthen U.S. Maritime Cargo Preference Laws

Federal Comments:

No ID Card Program Should Burden Transportation Workers

Clear Whistleblower Protection Process Needed for Seamen

State Freight Strategies Must Focus on Job Creation

Letters To Congress:

TTD Supports Invest in American Jobs Act of 2014

TTD Pres. Ed Wytkind Urges Ambassador Froman to Keep Maritime out of TTIP

TTD Urges the House to Vote for Coast Guard Bill

TTD Letter to New York and New Jersey Governors Regarding the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor

TTD Urges the House to Vote No on Young-Petri Amendment to Water Bill

House Urged to Pass Critical Water Resources Funding Bill

Vote No on the Ryan Budget Resolution

TTD Fights to Clear Sandy Relief Bill


Congressional testimony:

TTD to House Panel: Serious Proposals Needed to Establish a 21st Century Freight Network

TTD in the news:

TTD Defends U.S. Mariner Jobs in Wall Street Journal

TTD Defends U.S. Maritime Sector in Roll Call

Press Associates Union News Service—Fed Departments, Individual Unions Join Push for Waterways Bill

Trade Only – Senate passes dredging bill


The Hill – Obama taps Charlotte Mayor Foxx for secretary of Transportation

Blog posts:

Let’s Finally End Accounting Gimmickry and Boost Maritime Jobs

ILWU Unity Saves Good Jobs, Pushes Back on Outsourcing Epidemic

Honoring Those Who Defend Our Nation

Maritime Industry Gets Its Day