AFSCME Endorses Statewide Candidates
HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The labor union representing more than 65,000 public service employees in Pennsylvania today announced its support for statewide candidates in the November 2 election. Council 13 of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees convened its Statewide Steering Committee Monday to examine the candidates' qualifications and experience. Following the meeting, Executive Director David R. Fillman announced AFSCME Council 13's support for the following candidates: United States Senator Arlen Specter State Treasurer Auditor General Bob Casey, Jr. Attorney General Jim Eisenhower Auditor General Senator Jack Wagner "Each of these candidates has a solid record of support for working families in Pennsylvania," said Fillman. "AFSCME's policy is to recommend that our members vote for candidates not because of their party, but because of their record," said Barry Bogarde, Council 13's Director of Political and Legislative Affairs.
SOURCE AFSCME Council 13