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