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Amsterdam News: 32BJ endorses James for AG, Hochul for Lieutenant Governor

Posted on May 29, 2018

32BJ endorses James for AG, Hochul for Lieutenant Governor

 

By Stephon Johnson

 

The union 32BJ has been busy fighting on the front lines of the labor movement and advocating on behalf of those union officials feel represent them in politics……

 

For lieutenant governor, 32BJ officials have announced their endorsement of Kathy Hochul for re-election. Citing her involvement in progressive victories, Figueroa said that it would behoove his constituents to vote her back in.

“In the past four years in the Cuomo administration, Kathy Hochul has been an important part of a team that has delivered progressive gains for New York’s working families—an increase in the minimum wage for all New Yorkers, and a historic increase in wages for airport workers—and has been a staunch supporter of civil rights issues that matter to our members and everyone in the state,” stated Figueroa. “We look forward to continue working with her to further advance the well-being of all people in our state.”

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