PENNSYLVANIA STATE BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION TRADES COUNCIL ENDORSES RONGIONE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PENNSYLVANIA STATE BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION TRADES COUNCIL ENDORSES RONGIONE WIDENING LEAD IN LABOR SUPPORT, RONGIONE CONSOLIDATES TRADES DREXEL HILL – Vince Rongione earned the endorsement of the Pennsylvania State Building and Construction Trades Council at their council meeting on Sunday evening. Made up of 16 Regional Council and more than 115 local unions from 15 International Building Trades Unions, the State Council is the largest and highest level organization of building trades in the state. With over ten unions behind his campaign, Rongione has a demonstrative lead in labor support over his opponent who’s announced one trade endorsement. “The State Building  Trades and Construction Council is enthusiastically …

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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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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: Plumbers Union Local 690 backing Dem candidate for 163rd District

By John Kopp, Delaware County Daily Times Posted: 02/03/14 Pennsylvania Plumbers Union Local 690 announced Monday that it is endorsing Vince Rongione for the 163rd Legislative District. Business Manager John Kane said the union is supporting Rongione because the Upper Darby Democrat proved to be a tireless worker while serving as an aide to former U.S. Rep. Joseph Sestak. “He’s an extremely smart guy,” Kane said. “He wants the job, which is most important. … He understands that job creating and education are among the most important things out there.” Local 690 historically has supported state Rep. Nicholas Micozzie, an Upper Darby Republican who announced last week that he is …

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