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New York’s Public Transit Union Endorses Sanders (Link)

SOURCE: Bernie 2016 Press Release

On Wednesday the NYC Transport Workers Union (TWU) endorsed Bernie Sanders for President.

New York’s Public Transit Union Endorses Sanders (Link)

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, who rode the subways growing up in New York City, was endorsed on Wednesday by the Transport Workers Union Local 100. The local labor union represents 38,000 workers across New York, including those who operate and maintain the New York City subway system.

“Brothers and sisters, there is no doubt that America needs a jolt, New York needs a jolt, working families need a jolt and business as usual politics are not going to give us the jolt that we need,” said TWU Local 100 President John Samuelson. “TWU has been fighting for transport workers for decades. In Bernie Sanders, we see a kindred spirit because Bernie Sanders has been fighting for American workers his entire life.”

Bernie 2016 Press Release 

New York’s Public Transit Union Endorses Sanders (Link) was originally published on Aware & Fair

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JoAnn Chateau likes progressive politics and loves the canines. She sometimes writes fiction about Chester (the Alpha Bichon) and his friends -- with a dash of humor and dab of Poli-Sci. JoAnn's views and insights are tinted by her past profession in Counseling, Christian theological studies, and Library and Information Science training. Retired now, JoAnn enjoys the creative life.

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