NEW YORK, June 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement was released today by Robert Bonanza, business manager of the Mason Tenders District Council of Greater New York:
"On behalf of New York's working families, I want to personally thank Governor Cuomo, Leader Flanagan and Speaker Heastie for coming together to fix 421-a. By reforming this program to offer better wages to workers, and build more affordable housing, it's clear that Up4NYC's campaign to require that public funds come with public responsibilities prevailed."
The following statement was released by Patrick Purcell, executive director of Greater New York Laborers & Employers Cooperation & Education Trust, (GNY LECET):
"Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York's legislative leaders developed a 421-a plan that will create a pathway to the middle class for New York's working families. I thank eack of them for the leadership they portrayed this session."
The following statement was released by Mike McGuire, director of the Mason Tenders District Council Political Action Committee (MTDC PAC):
"I would like to thank Governor Andrew Cuomo and the legislative leaders in Albany for developing a real plan for 421-a – one that will create desperately needed middle class jobs for New York City residents."
The Mason Tenders District Council is part of the Laborers' International Union of North America. The 17,000 members of the MTDC include construction workers, asbestos and hazardous materials handlers, recycling and waste handlers and Catholic High School teachers.
SOURCE Mason Tenders District Council