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Omaha Steve Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-23-08 07:48 PM
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Building Construction Trades Provide Millions of Dollars For Diabetes Research

http://www.laborradio.org/node/8395

Robert Pearlman, CEO of the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation, says AFL-CIO Building and Construction Trades unions provide millions of dollars in critical support for diabetes research.

: They've donated over $40 million through the years."

Pearlman recently met with union political lobbyists to try to deal with cuts in government funding for diabetes research.

: "To see if we could help forestall the cuts of some of that funding."




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