Six more labor unions endorse Congresswoman Marie Newman for re-election
Congresswoman Marie Newman announced that she had received endorsements from The Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen, Sprinkler Fitters Local 281 UA, Riggers, Machinery Movers & Machinery Erectors Local 136, Transport Workers Union Local 512, the National Association of Letter Carriers Branch 4016, and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) District Lodge 19, the Railroad District.
“From Midway to O’Hare, Congresswoman Newman has been a crucial and tireless ally for our members here in Chicago. My members know that they can count on Congresswoman Newman to put working families above everything else. Local 512 is proud to endorse her for re-election,” said Juan Elvira, President TWU Local 512.
“When the pandemic shut down the trade show industry and our members lost paychecks and health care, Marie Newman gathered all of us outside McCormick Place to call on Washington to pass immediate and continued relief for our members. When she was sworn into Congress a few months later, she helped deliver on that promise. We thank Congresswoman Marie Newman for her commitment to workers and working families and we are proud to endorse her for re-election,” said Local 136 Business Manager Rob Fulton.
Congresswoman Marie Newman is running for re-election in Illinois’ New Sixth Congressional District (New IL-06). Created in redistricting, the New IL-06 spans six old congressional districts, however the plurality of New IL-06 residents – approximately 41% by population – are currently represented by Congresswoman Newman.
Since taking office in January, Congresswoman Newman has signed on to over 360 pieces of legislation and introduced or co-led 25 pieces of legislation, five of which have passed in the House and two into law. In May of this year, Axios named Congresswoman Newman one of the top five most legislatively active freshmen in Congress.
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