MN Legislative Conference

Monday, February 27 and Tuesday, February 28

Monday, February 27

5:00 - 7:30 pm Registration and Opening Reception

Tuesday, February 28

7:30 am Breakfast

8:30 am Conference

12:30 pm Capitol visits with other Building Trades members

4:00 pm Adjourn

The purpose of this year's legislative conference is to make sure our legislators understand the positive impacts of our jobs and our union have on the State. In addition to making sure legislators protect Prevailing Wage laws and oppose Right-to-Work legislation, will support investments in infrastructure and construction projects.

Eligibility: Local 322 members interested in attending this conference should contact the local office to register. The first 100 to register will receive a $200 gift card to help supplement lost wages/benefits. Must attend both events on the 27th and 28th. You must be a member of Local 322 in good standing with membership dues and be a Minnesota resident.

Register: Contact the local at and include your name, address and phone number or call the office at 651-379-0272.

Wisconsin Legislative Conference

Tuesday, March 21 and Wednesday, March 22

Tuesday, March 21

11:00 - 1:30 pm Registration

1:30 - 4:00 pm Afternoon Session

5:00 - 7:00 pm Reception with State Legislators

Wednesday, March 22

7:00 am Breakfast for Delegates

8:00 am Morning Session

11:30 pm Lunch

1:00 pm Meetings with Legislators

Location: Monona Terrace, 1 John Nolen Dr, Madison WI 53703

Hotel: Hilton Monona Terrace, 9 E Wilson St, Madison WI 53703

The purpose of this year's Wisconsin legislative conference is construction unions will be under attack in the new State Legislative Session that begins in January. The complete elimination of Wisconsin's Prevailing Wage Law and ban on Project Labor Agreements for public projects are at the top of the legislative agenda. The Wisconsin Carpenters Legislative Conference provides us with the opportunity to speak directly to legislators and let them know the harmful effect this legislation will have on wages, benefits, and our contractors. 

Eligibility: Must be a resident of Wisconsin, be in good standing with your membership dues and attend events on both days, March 21 and 22.

Members will receive a $400 gift card to supplement lost wages and benefits for missing 2 days of work. Members attending are reimbursed for meals and mileage. Hotel rooms are paid for by the local. You MUST register no later than January 31st. The local is sending up to 10 Delegates and currently have 7 spots available. 

Register: Contact the local at and include your name, address and phone number or call the office at 651-379-0272.

Political Contributions

Thank You Letters

Craig Angrimson - District 196 School Board

Connie Bernardy - House District 41A

Dan Bostrom - St. Paul City Council

Deb Calvert - Senate District 44

Lyndon Carlson - State Rep - District 45A

Bev Cashman - House District 24A

Chris Coleman - Mayor of St. Paul

Committee For Better Schools - Vote Yes for Kids

Roger Erickson - House District 2A

Melissa Franzen - Senate District 49

Jacob Frey - City of Mpls - Ward 3

Marion Greene - Hennepin County Commissioner - District 3

Matt Klein - Senate District 52

Dan Kimmel - State Rep - District 56A

Sandra Masin - State Rep - District 51A

Minnesota DFL

Don Mullin - White Bear Lake School Board

Mike Nelson - House District 40A

Jill Olson - Forest Lake School Board

Mike Opat - Hennepin County Commissioner

Victoria Reinhardt - Ramsey County Commissioner

Duane Sauke, House District 25B

Shannon Savick - House District 27A

Senate DFL District 2

Katie Sieben - Senate District 54

Steve Simon - Secretary of State

Bryan Smith - Maplewood City Council

Lori Swanson - Attorney General

Paul Thissen - Minority Leader - MN House of Reps

Darren Tobolt - St. Paul City Council

David Tomasoni, State Senator - District 6

Wesley Volkenant - House District 35B

Erin Wagner, House District 10B

John Ward - House District 10A

Laurie Warner - House District 32B

Yang for City Council - City of Mpls Ward 5

Cheryl Youakim - State Rep - District 46B