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NJ Laborers Union Backs Healy for Mayor

Published by: PAC Staff on 04/02/2013

The 20,000 member New Jersey Laborers Union officially endorsed Mayor Jerramiah Healy for re-election as Mayor of Jersey City, New Jersey. The union cited Mayor Healy’s accomplishments in making Jersey City a more livable place for residents and more attractive for business.

“Jerry Healy helped usher in an era of unprecedented growth and community development in Jersey City and did so in a way that never sacrificed one for the other,” said Raymond M. Pocino, vice president and eastern regional manager of the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA).  “Even in difficult economic times, Mayor Healy kept Jersey City moving forward and he deserves to be reelected.”

LIUNA Local 3 Business Manager Jose Colon echoed Mr. Pocino’s praise of Mayor Healy and stated that his fellow members are highly motivated in their support. “We have a large contingent of members who reside in Jersey City and we plan to be very busy up to and including Election Day on May 14th,” said Colon. The New Jersey Laborers Union will mobilize hundreds of member-volunteers who will work on get-out-the-vote drives and member-to-member political education.

Mayor Healy was grateful for the Union’s support.  “I’ve always worked hard to support Jersey City's working families, and they will always remain at the forefront of all that I do,” said Mayor Healy. “It’s an honor to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with LIUNA in the fight to keep the progress going for everyone who lives and works in Jersey City.”

Publication Date: 
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 - 15:00