WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees congratulates Chris Van Hollen for winning election to the U.S. Senate representing the state of Maryland.
"Chris Van Hollen is a dedicated public servant and will make a terrific senator. Chris has been a tireless advocate for federal employees and all working families, promoting efforts to increase wages, expand benefits, and protect federal jobs from outsourcing.
"AFGE looks forward to working with Senator-elect Van Hollen and the rest of the newly elected members of Congress to build a government and an economy that works for everyone."
The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is the largest federal employee union, representing 670,000 workers in the federal government and the government of the District of Columbia.
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SOURCE American Federation of Government Employees