Becky Moeller's file:

Democrat from Texas

Becky Moeller, who heads the 220,000 member Texas AFL-CIO labor federation, became the first female statewide elected official  in the group in 2003 by becoming its secretary-treasurer, according to biographical information posted by the group. Before coming to the Texas AFL-CIO, Moeller was president of the Communications Workers of America Local 6137, the Corpus Christi local representing workers at SBC (now AT&T), the entry says.

Recent statements involving Becky Moeller

Says the federal health care law upheld by the Supreme Court "has improved or saved the lives of more than 4,000 Texans" otherwise prevented from obtaining health coverage due to pre-existing conditions.

Says local Texas chambers of commerce were granted exemptions from paying property taxes on their headquarter properties.

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