PA-Sen: McGinty Earns New Labor Endorsement
Last week, PASNAP actually switched their endorsement from Sestak to McGinty.
Now, the McGinty is announcing they’ve secured the support of the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 85.
“We are supporting Katie McGinty for United States Senate because she has demonstrated that she can bring people together to get things done for Pennsylvania families,” said Local 85 Secretary-Treasurer Sabatino DiNardo. “Katie knows that without adequate funding, tens of thousands of Pennsylvanians who rely on public transportation to get to work every day would no longer be able to get to their jobs.”
Local 85 says that they represent 2,200 active and 2,800 retired transit workers in Allegheny County.
“I am proud to have the support of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 85,” McGinty said. “Hundreds of thousands of hardworking Pennsylvanians depend on reliable affordable public transportation to get to and from work. Yet, Pat Toomey and his allies in Washington have failed to adequately fund public transit and working families across Pennsylvania are feeling the consequences. As Senator, I will fight to make sure that any transportation bill has adequate funding for public transportation.”
McGinty is running against former Congressman Joe Sestak and Braddock Mayor John Fetterman in the Democratic primary. Incumbent GOP Sen. Pat Toomey is also running for re-election.