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California SMACNA Chapter Visits Congresswoman Sanchez

Pictured are (from left) Steven Penn of Southwest Air Balance in Anaheim Hills, Calif.; Hector Vargas of ACH Mechanical in Redlands, Calif.; Jim and Rita Odlum of Atlas Sheet Metal in Costa Mesa, Calif.; Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez; Gary and Patti Moore of Air-Ex Air Conditioning of Pomona, Calif.; and Mike and Mercy Tardif of Tardif Sheet Metal in Santa Ana, Calif.
ORANGE, Calif. - Members of Orange Empire SMACNA, a local chapter of the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association, met recently with Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez on Capitol Hill to voice their concerns on several issues, including multiemployer pension law reform, national energy policy affecting the sheet metal and HVAC industry, and permanent repeal of the estate tax. This California delegation joined more than 275 union construction industry professionals at the Campaign for Quality Construction National Issues Conference, held May 4-5 in Washington, D.C.

Orange Empire SMACNA represents over 50 contributing contractors throughout Riverside, San Bernardino, and Orange Counties.

For more information, visit www.smacna-oc.org.

Publication date: 05/30/2005

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