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Labor Organizations Endorse Hoyer’s Reelection to Congress

BOWIE, MD – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer has been endorsed for his reelection to Congress in the Fifth Congressional District by several labor organizations, including the Maryland State & DC AFL-CIO, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), the National Farmers Union, the American Postal Workers Union, and the American Nurses Association.

"I'm proud to receive the support of organizations representing working men and women in Maryland and throughout the country,” said Congressman Hoyer. “In Congress, I continue to work to ensure that every American who works hard can succeed and get ahead. From supporting the creation of good-paying jobs to protecting workers’ rights, I look forward to continuing to work with these labor leaders and others to advocate for working families.”

“The Maryland State & DC AFL-CIO is proud to endorse Steny Hoyer for reelection to Congress,” said Fred Mason, President of the Maryland State & DC AFL-CIO. “Steny is a true advocate for working men and women, and he has fought tirelessly to put the American Dream within reach for all families. He has been a steadfast partner on the issues our members care about, and we will continue to work with him on behalf of Maryland workers.”

“I am happy and honored to let you know that SEIU has endorsed Steny Hoyer for Congress for 2016,” said Terry Cavanagh, Executive Director of SEIU State Council. “Steny has been a true friend and ally to working people throughout America and especially to those living in Maryland's 5th Congressional District. We look forward to working with Steny Hoyer in the days and months to come on issues of importance to SEIU members and all working families. We have come to count on his leadership in the United States Congress - and have not been disappointed.”

“I’m pleased to inform that the National Farmers Union Political Action Committee has endorsed your candidacy for the U.S. Congress,” said Roger Johnson, Chairman of the National Farmers Union Political Action Committee. “NATFARMPAC seeks to support candidates for federal office who have committed themselves to addressing and meeting the public policy needs of family farmers, ranchers, and the communities in which they live. You have demonstrated that commitment, and we greatly thank you.”

“The 200,000 members of the American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO, are honored to endorse your candidacy for re-election in November 2016,” said Mark Diamondstein, President of the American Postal Workers Union. “You have been a steadfast supporter of postal workers and the issues we care about. You have spent your career fighting on behalf of workers and their families, in support of collective bargaining and dedicated to the creation of more jobs. We look forward to continuing this great work with you… Your friendship and unwavering support of postal workers is genuinely appreciated and applauded by our members – both in Maryland and across the country.” 

“The ANA PAC is proud to endorse House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer's campaign for Congress,” said Marla Weston, PhD, RN, FAAN, Chief Executive Officer of the American Nurses Association. “Mr. Hoyer has a legacy of being a leader and advocate for the role nurses play in the delivery of quality health care. We know he will continue to be a champion for the nurses of Maryland and the patients they serve.”