Monday, October 20, 2014
Become the 21st Labor Organization to Endorse Gina Raimondo for Governor
CRANSTON – The Rhode Island Brotherhood of Correctional Officers has endorsed Gina Raimondo for governor because of her proven leadership ability. This is Gina’s 21st endorsement from a labor organization.
“Gina is what this state needs right now in the governor’s office” said Richard Ferruccio, President of RIBCO. “She has a track record of getting big things done and a workable, comprehensive strategy to create jobs and turn our economy around. We know that Gina will be a governor who stands up for working families and we’re proud to be supporting her for governor.”
“It’s great to have the support of the Correctional Officers in this campaign,” said Gina. "I will be a governor who rebuilds the middle class and ensures that our economic recovery helps out everyone. We need big, bold progress in Rhode Island and I’m running for governor because I know we’re ready for a comeback.”
Other labor organizations that have endorsed Gina include the Bricklayers' and Allied Craftsmen Local 3, Ironworkers' Local 37, Plumbers' & Pipefitters' Local 51, Plasterers' and Cement Masons' Local 40, Roofers' and Waterproofers' Local Union No. 33, Sprinkler Fitters Local 669, Operating Engineers' Local 57, Sheet Metal Workers Local 17, United Steelworkers Local 12431, Elevator Constructors Local 39, United Food and Commercial Workers Local 328, SEIU 1199 NE, IUPAT District Council 11, IBEW Local 99, 32BJ SEIU, Carpenters Local 94, UWUA Local 310, the Electrical Association, Rhode Island Laborers' District Council, Rhode Island Building & Construction Trades Council.