New York State AFL-CIO Endorse Andrea Stewart-Cousins for New York State Senate

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StewartCousins_Andrea Hughes_Dennis-President AFL-CIO Westchester, NY, September 20, 2010 — State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins (35th District – D/WF/I) today announced that the 2.5 million members of the New York State AFL-CIO have endorsed her candidacy for re-election. New York State AFL-CIO President Denis Hughes praised Senator Stewart-Cousins’ record of fighting for the working families of New York State.

“The social and economic problems facing our state and nation require strong leadership on the part of our elected representatives.  We are confident that Senator Stewart-Cousins will continue to demonstrate this ability.  The New York State AFL-CIO is pleased to offer our enthusiastic support for her campaign and pledges the assistance of our members in the 35th Senate District,” said New York State AFL-CIO President Denis Hughes.

Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins stated, “The support of the millions of members of the New York State AFL-CIO will enable me to more effectively educate voters about the progress that we have made to create and retain jobs, strengthen our economy and relieve the tax burden on working families.  Together, we will continue to work hard to provide our communities with the resources that are necessary to stimulate our local and State economies, and to ensure that we protect the well-being of working men and women as a top priority.  I look forward to a continued partnership with the AFL-CIO as we work for progressive social and economic change that will yield future prosperity across the State of New York, and I am extremely grateful for their support.”   

The endorsements took place at the State Labor Federation’s biennial political convention, held at the Desmond Hotel in Albany, New York.  More than 400 delegates, representing local unions, labor councils and area labor federations throughout the state, were in attendance.

 

 

 

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  1. This endorsement just adds credence to the already known fact that special interest groups control the the decisions made by the New York Senate which includes Ms Stewart-Cousins-she is beholden to their every whim.

  2. isnt this how we got in the problem in the first
    place..union endorsements in return for contractual
    favors…give me a break…andrea is tone deaf

  3. “…problems facing our state and nation require strong leadership on the part of our elected representatives. We are confident that Senator Stewart-Cousins will continue to demonstrate this ability.”
    Leadership? Is this guy insane?!?! All she has demonstrated is how to shirk responsiblilty.

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