Very proud to have received the Baltimore Sun‘s endorsement today, along with fellow progressives running for Baltimore County Council Sheila Ruth and Izzy Patoka. Watch Sun editorial page editor Andy Green explain why, in the video clip below.
The Baltimore Washington Laborers’ District Council, an affiliate of the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA), represents more than 7,000 LiUNA members who live and work in the Baltimore-Washington region. I am so honored to have received their endorsement.
“We are looking for people who understand that building Baltimore County’s middle class is good for Baltimore County’s economy,” the council’s David Allison said. When the county launches development projects, it should ensure that “local construction workers make family-sustaining wages with healthcare and retirement benefits,” he said. “The candidates for Baltimore County Council we have endorsed for election or re-election today are part of that effort.”
Indeed, we are. I believe every worker in this county and across the state deserves a living wage and benefits. Thank you LiUNA!