Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters (NRCC)
Philadelphia (May 16, 2017) --The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters (NRCC) today announced their list of endorsed candidates for the upcoming Pennsylvania Democratic Primary election.
NRCC Executive Secretary-Treasurer John Ballantyne said, "We are pleased to endorse this strong docket of candidates as they support many of the same important worker rights issues that are important to our Council in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Issues like prevailing wage on public infrastructure projects are so important not only to thousands of carpenters who work in the Commonwealth, but all middle-class workers in our region who are trying to make a good life for themselves and their families.
Tricia Mueller, NRCC Political Director said, "As contributing partners to the economic, civic and social vitality of the City of Philadelphia and the state of Pennsylvania, the Carpenters Union believes in taking an active part in the political process. Our involvement in endorsing candidates lets our members know which candidates share our values and support our vision for the continued economic growth and expansion of our region."
- Patricia Maisano- County Treasurer
- Margarert Reif- County Controller
- Christina VandePol- County Coroner