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Educators Endorse Hoyer’s Reelection to Congress

BOWIE, MD – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) has been endorsed for his reelection to Congress in the Fifth Congressional District by several organizations representing educators, including the National Education Association, the Maryland State Education Association, the Prince George’s County Educators’ Association, and the American Federation of Teachers.

“I am proud to receive the support of educators from the Fifth Congressional District and across the state of Maryland,” stated Congressman Hoyer. “From expanding access to early childhood education and keeping Maryland schools among the best in the nation to making higher education more affordable, I am committed to ensuring Maryland students can succeed in the classroom and are prepared for the jobs of today and tomorrow. I will continue to advocate for our teachers and students so that Maryland can continue to build the twenty-first century workforce we need to remain competitive. I look forward to continuing to work with these outstanding educators on behalf of Maryland students and families.”

“Congressman Steny Hoyer shares our values and the values of the working families of Maryland,” said Lily Eskelsen Garcia, President of the National Education Association.“Steny will always put students and educators ahead of partisan politics because he understands that the road to economic prosperity and security starts in our public schools. He will staunchly advocate for Maryland families and he will continue to work hard to make the economy work for all of us, not just the wealthy few and rich corporations. That’s why we are proud to recommend the reelection of Steny Hoyer for U.S. Congress.”

“Steny Hoyer has been a friend to teachers and state employees throughout Maryland during his entire career in politics,” stated Marietta English, President of the American Federation of Teachers - Maryland. “He has been a leader and fighter on issues important to our members such as the expansion and implementation of full service community schools, preserving Social Security and Medicare benefits, and expanding opportunities for the middle class. AFT-Maryland is proud to endorse Congressman Hoyer for Maryland's 5th District.”

“The Prince George’s County Educators’ Association affirms its endorsement of Congressman Steny Hoyer,” stated Kenneth B. Haines, President of the Prince George’s County Educators’ Association. “Congressman Hoyer continues to do an excellent job in representing the interest of our members, both professionally and in the communities where they live.”