PHILADELPHIA, May 10, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters (NRCC) today announced their list of endorsed candidates for the upcoming Pennsylvania Democratic Primary election.
NRCC Executive Secretary-Treasurer John Ballantyne said, "We are pleased to endorse this strong docket of candidates as they support many of the same important worker rights issues that are important to our Council in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Issues like prevailing wage on public infrastructure projects are so important not only to thousands of carpenters who work in the Commonwealth, but all middle-class workers in our region who are trying to make a good life for themselves and their families.
Tricia Mueller, NRCC Political Director said, "As contributing partners to the economic, civic and social vitality of the City of Philadelphia and the state of Pennsylvania, the Carpenters Union believes in taking an active part in the political process. Our involvement in endorsing candidates lets our members know which candidates share our values and support our vision for the continued economic growth and expansion of our region."
The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters endorsed the following candidates seeking the offices listed below:
- Larry Krasner (D) - District Attorney
- Dwayne D. Woodruff (D) - Supreme Court Judge
- Maria McLaughlin (D) - Superior Court Judge
- Carolyn H. Nichols (D) - Superior Court Judge
- Joseph M. Cosgrove (D) - Commonwealth Court Judge
- Matt Wolf (D) - Municipal Court Judge
- Marissa Brumbach (D) - Municipal Court Judge
- Lucretia Clemons (D) - Court of Common Pleas
- Zac Shaffer (D) - Court of Common Pleas
- Vikki Kristiansson (D) - Court of Common Pleas
- David Conroy (D) - Court of Common Pleas
- Leon Goodman (D) - Court of Common Pleas
About the NRCC:
The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters (NRCC) represents nearly 40,000 hardworking men and women in Delaware and New Jersey and portions of Maryland, New York, and Pennsylvania. NRCC is one of the largest trade unions on the East Coast. The NRCC equips professional men and women carpenters with the skills, training and quality workmanship that are demanded in today's construction industry. For more information on NRCC, please visit our website: www.northeastcarpenters.org; Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NortheastRegionalCouncilofCarpenters; or Twitter @NRCCarpenters.
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