Transportation bill: McEntee

Salt Lake Tribune article by Peg McEntee: Democrat has her reasons to buck colleagues It was pretty much a Republican sweep as the Utah Senate voted to override Gov. Gary Herbert’s veto of a transportation bill that would have earmarked as much as $60 million a year for road construction. The anomaly came when DemocraticContinue reading “Transportation bill: McEntee”

Salt Lake Tribune Article: Women find good living in construction trades

By Peg Mcentee Mayne, a lifelong labor supporter, had joined in with the AFL-CIO of Utah and others in establishing Utah Women in Trades. “I always wanted my daughter to be an electrician,” she told me dryly. “She’s an accountant.” Last week, Mayne hosted a Utah Senate reception for tradeswomen such as Leslie and Burquez,Continue reading “Salt Lake Tribune Article: Women find good living in construction trades”