From the Finch campaign:
(Hartford, CT) – The Connecticut Laborers’ District Council announced today that it has officially endorsed current Bridgeport, CT Mayor Bill Finch for re-election in November 2011.
“During Bill Finch’s tenure so far as mayor, he has led the program to open five new public schools. Overall, Bill understands what the challenges are as mayor of Connecticut’s largest city and has made significant progress in creating new economic development opportunities by revitalizing downtown areas with new business and residential complexes,” explained Charles LeConche, business manager, Connecticut Laborers’ proudly endorse Mayor Bill Finch for his re-election this fall 2011. After all, he’s proven already that he’s a true leader and friend to all hard-working families in Connecticut.”
The Connecticut Laborers’ District Council represents approximately 7,500 members employed in the construction industry, public sector and other building and trade fields throughout the state. The Laborers’ International Union of North America, founded in 1903 largely by immigrant workers, includes more than 800,000 members who work in construction and hazardous materials remediation, as well as in healthcare, the U.S. Postal Service and other public service sectors of the economy. For more information, call 860.296.8697 or visit www.ctlpl.com.