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Over $10,000 Raised at Houston, Texas PAC Event – Texas Locals Sponsor Event

IATSE General Board Endorses Obama 2nd Term

Nearly $11,000 was raised at an event held February 1, 2005 to benefit the IATSE Political Action Committee. The event, held in conjunction with the IATSE’s 2005 Mid-Winter General Executive Board Meeting at the Westin Galleria Hotel in Houston, Texas and was sponsored by Houston-based IATSE Locals 51, 484, 796, 896 and B-184. Those in attendance included officers and representatives of the IATSE as well as local union representatives, many of whom traveled from all over the country to attend the Board meeting.

“IATSE-PAC fund raisers will continue to be held at various IATSE events throughout the country so that the IATSE may actively participate in the political process by supporting those candidates who are labor friendly and seek to protect the rights of working men and women of this nation”, remarked IATSE President Thomas C. Short.

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The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees or IATSE (full name: International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States, Its Territories and Canada), is a labor union representing over 160,000 technicians, artisans and craftspersons in the entertainment industry, including live events, motion picture and television production, broadcast, and trade shows in the United States and Canada.

For more information please contact:
General: comms@iatse.net
Press: press@iatse.net

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