PAINTERS DISTRICT COUNCIL 21 ENDORSES RONGIONE

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PAINTERS DISTRICT COUNCIL 21 ENDORSES RONGIONE THIRD BUILDING TRADE TO ENDORSE GOES TO RONGIONE AS HE CONTINUES TO GAIN MOMENTUM WITH LABOR DREXEL HILL – Adding to his growing list of labor support, Vince Rongione picked up his eighth union endorsement on Thursday from the Painters District Council 21. This is Rongione’s third endorsement from a Delaware County Building Trade, a group that historically went with Rep. Nick Micozzie and Republican candidates. “This isn’t about partisan politics,” Business Manager/Secretary Treasurer Joseph Ashdale said. “This is about the best man for the job. We’ve seen the way Vince works, we’ve seen the values he has and we’re confident …

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BRICKLAYERS ENDORSE RONGIONE FOR STATE REPRESENTATIVE

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BRICKLAYERS ENDORSE RONGIONE FOR STATE REPRESENTATIVE FOURTH ENDORSEMENT FROM A FORMER MICOZZIE SUPPORTER, SECOND BUILDING TRADE TO ENDORSE GOES TO RONGIONE DREXEL HILL – Adding to the list of unions that backed Micozzie through the years and now support Vince Rongione, the Bricklayers announced their endorsement of Rongione on Tuesday. “Vince has a tenacious work ethic and he shares our values on how to create good, career jobs in Delaware County,” said Dennis Pagliotti, President and Manager of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Local 1. “We’re excited to work with him to improve our local economy and invest in public buildings for the 163rd.” The Bricklayers have a …

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UNITED TRANSPORTATION UNION ON BOARD FOR A NEW DIRECTION IN THE 163RD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UNITED TRANSPORTATION UNION ON BOARD FOR A NEW DIRECTION IN THE 163RD AMTRAK WORKERS, SEPTA TROLLEY & BUS DRIVERS, LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEERS, LIGHT RAIL WORKERS THROW SUPPORT TO RONGIONE DREXEL HILL – The United Transportation Union endorsed Vince Rongione on Thursday, continuing Rongione’s momentum with labor and widening his lead in endorsements over his opponent Jamie Santora. “Vince knows that infrastructure and public transportation create jobs and keep our economy moving. He is a young, tireless worker with the kind of new ideas and perspective we need in Harrisburg,” said Paul Pokrowka, Chairman of the Pennsylvania United Transportation Union. “Especially in Delaware County, we need a state representative …

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Delco Times: Sheet Metal Workers back Dem in 163rd

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Sheet Metal Workers Local 19 endorsed Vince Rongione for the open seat in the 163rd Legislative District. Rongione is running for state House against Republican Jamie Santora. They seek to fill the seat being vacated by retiring state Republican state Rep. Nicholas Micozzie, of Upper Darby. “I’m honored to have the support of Local 19 and all of their members in 163rd,” Rongione said in a statement. “With the right priorities, we can turn Pennsylvania’s economy around and bring good-paying jobs to Delaware County. I’m excited to work with the Sheet Metal Workers to accomplish that.” The union has 4,300 members across 23 counties in the state. Rongione, of Upper …

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SHEET METAL WORKERS LOCAL 19 ENDORSES RONGIONE; THIRD MICOZZIE BACKER PICKS RONGIONE FOR THE FUTURE

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SHEET METAL WORKERS LOCAL 19 ENDORSES RONGIONE THIRD MICOZZIE BACKER PICKS RONGIONE FOR THE FUTURE, “DELCO IS READY TO TURN THE PAGE” DREXEL HILL – Sheet Metal Workers Local 19 endorsed Vince Rongione, candidate for the 163rd district of the Pennsylvania State House, over candidate Jamie Santora who has announced no endorsements. “Delaware County is ready to turn the page,” President Gary Masino said. “We’re ready for the new ideas and vision that Vince is going to bring to the district. He’s someone who shares our values–that hard working families deserve good paying jobs–and he has ideas to strengthen and grow the local economy. We’re excited to …

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Delco Times: Local 1776 backs Rongione in 163rd

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By John Kopp, Delaware County Daily Times Vince Rongione announced Wednesday that the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1776 is backing him as he seeks election to the state House of Representatives. Rongione, a Democrat, is running against Republican Jamie Santora for the open seat in the 163rd Legislative District. Republican state Rep. Nicholas Micozzie, of Upper Darby, is retiring at the end of his term. “We’ve historically been Micozzie people, but we know that Vince Rongione is the right man for the future of this area and this economy,” Local 1776 director of political and legislative action John Meyerson said in a statement. Rongione, an attorney from Upper …

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ANOTHER MAJOR MICOZZIE BACKER ENDORSES RONGIONE FOR 163RD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ANOTHER MAJOR MICOZZIE BACKER ENDORSES RONGIONE FOR 163RD UNITED FOOD AND COMMERCIAL WORKERS LOCAL 1776 PICKS RONGIONE DREXEL HILL – Another major stakeholder that supports retiring, long time Representative Nick Micozzie, threw their support behind Vince Rongione, the former Sestak aide vying to replace Micozzie in the Pennsylvania legislature. “Vince Rongione clearly stands out as the best choice to replace Micozzie as the next State Representative for the 163rd. We aren’t a partisan organization. We are about supporting the best candidates and policies for our neighborhoods, our workers and our economy,” said Wendell Young, President of UFCW 1776. “We know Vince is an incredibly hard worker. He’s …

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Delco Times: Electrical Workers Local 614 endorses Rongione in 163rd district

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By John Kopp, Delaware County Daily Times The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 614 endorsed Vince Rongione for the state House of Representatives. Rongione, a Democrat, is running against Republican Jamie Santora for the open seat in the 163rd Legislative District. The seat is being vacated by Republican state Rep. Nicholas Micozzie, of Upper Darby, who is retiring at the end of his term. IBEW Local 614 represents about 1,450 electricians employed by Exelon Generation, PECO Energy and Veolia Energy. The union has members working in six counties, including Delaware County. Emil Meyer, president and business manager of Local 614, said the union endorsed Rongione for his opposition to …

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WORKERS FROM PECO, EXELON, VEOLIA BACK RONGIONE FOR 163RD; IBEW LOCAL 614 ENDORSEMENT ADDS TO RONGIONE’S MOMENTUM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DREXEL HILL – Vince Rongione, State Representative candidate for the 163rd district, added another labor endorsement at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 614 meeting on Wednesday, March 12. “Rongione is the best candidate to bring good jobs to our local economy, improve our infrastructure, and fight for working families,” said Emil Meyer, President / Business Manager of IBEW Local 614. “Vince understands that the safe, efficient and consistent delivery of all forms of energy by our members is the linchpin upon which every other aspect of modern society relies. We trust him to look out for us and his community.” “He’s an articulate advocate and …

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Delco Times: Delaware County Democrats endorse candidates for election

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By John Kopp, Delaware County Daily Times NETHER PROVIDENCE — State Rep. Margo Davidson won the endorsement of the Delaware County Democratic Committee members in 164th Legislative District. The committee members selected Davidson, of Upper Darby, Thursday at the Delaware County Democratic Committee’s nominating convention. Davidson earned 32 votes, beating challengers Billy Smith (18 votes), of Lansdowne, and Dafan Zhang (one vote), of East Lansdowne. However, the party nearly voted to withhold an endorsement in the district, which includes Lansdowne and Yeadon for the first time. A motion to do so failed by a vote of 29-24. Party members also voted to endorse Leanne Krueger-Braneky in the 161st Legislative District, …

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