RONGIONE RELEASES PLAN TO FREEZE PROPERTY TAXES FOR SENIORS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RONGIONE RELEASES PLAN TO FREEZE PROPERTY TAXES FOR SENIORS TAX RELIEF WOULD HELP SENIORS KEEP THEIR HOMES DREXEL HILL – Candidate for State Representative in the open seat race in the 163rd, Vince Rongione, released a plan to freeze property taxes for seniors over the age of 65. “The property taxes in our area are too burdensome, especially for our seniors who are struggling to stay in the homes they’ve lived in for years,” Rongione said. “These are people who have worked their entire lives to earn a living, own a home, raise a family, and they earned themselves a respectable retirement. Now their income is frozen, …

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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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RONGIONE OUTRAISES OPPONENT IN BID TO BE NEXT STATE REP FOR 163RD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RONGIONE OUTRAISES OPPONENT IN BID TO BE NEXT STATE REP FOR 163RD RONGIONE RETAINS MORE CASH ON HAND WITH OVER $62,000 IN COFFERS DREXEL HILL – Today, Drexel Hill resident and candidate for the 163rd District seat in the State House, Vince Rongione, announced that his campaign raised over $75,000. The total is particularly impressive because his campaign also retains over $62,000 cash on hand, outpacing his opponent Jamie Santora in both categories. With nearly 300 donors, Rongione’s report shows a large foundation of individual supporters. Of those donors, 251 gave $250 or less and 164 gave $100 or less indicating strong grassroots support for the campaign. …

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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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