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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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: Steelworkers endorse Rongione for 163rd seat

By John Kopp, Delaware County Daily Times Posted: 01/21/14 United Steelworkers Union Local 10-1 endorsed Vince Rongione on Tuesday for the 163rd Legislative seat. Rongione, a Democrat from Upper Darby, is campaigning for the seat held by longtime Republican state Rep. Nicholas Micozzie, of Upper Darby. Rongione announced his candidacy earlier this month. “Local 10-1 is part of the backbone of the local economy,” Rongione said. “They know what it’s like to fight for their jobs. I’m always going to fight for more and better jobs for the community. I was thrilled to have them with me.” Local 10-1 fought to save about 850 jobs when Sunoco announced its intentions …

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PoliticsPA: 1/22 Morning Buzz

Written by PoliticsPA Staff HD-163: United Steelworkers Local 10-1 members voted unanimously to endorse Vince Rongione, candidate for State Representative of the 163rd District. “Vince comes from a great union family and has a tenacious work ethic. Any steelworker would be proud to stand shoulder to shoulder with Vince in the fight for more and better jobs,” USW 10-1 President Jim Savage said. “Here at Local 10-1 we know what it means to fight for jobs and we know that Vince has what it takes to fight with us. That is why we unanimously endorsed him, and why we will work tirelessly to see him win.” Rongione is challenging incumbent …

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