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Recent Letters in Support of the NETL Programs

The PA AFL-CIO Scholarship Essay Contest is a chance for students to learn more about the importance of Organized Labor in America. For over a decade, we have awarded thousands of dollars to students furthering their education.

Scholarships are offered to students in 3 categories: Graduating High School Seniors (class of 2013), All Post-Secondary Students, and Affiliated Union Members attending an accredited institution.

Recent Letters in Support of the NETL Programs

Listed below are recent letters in support of the NETL programs and federal employees from Congressional Representatives, Unions, and others:

Letter from PA Congressmen to the Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies concerning the President's Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 budget cuts to the Department of Energy's Fossil Energy (FE) Research and Development (R&D) Program.

The Point of Pittsburgh book coverThe Point of Pittsburgh: Production and Struggle at the Forks of the Ohio, by Charles McCollester, is about how one city was the key to the industrial development that made the United States a world power and how the struggle of the region’s people for democratic rights and a decent standard of living was central to the creation of the American middle-class.