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Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO endorses Breckenridge

Published: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 10:47 a.m. CST • Updated: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 11:40 a.m. CST

DES MOINES — The Iowa Federation of Labor AFL-CIO, has endorsed Wes Breckenridge for House District 29. The local labor council, the South Central Federation of Labor, voted to recommend Breckenridge’s endorsement at the last delegate meeting that was held.

“Wes Breckenridge is the best choice for workers in House District 29. As a former union member and local president, Wes understands the challenges that working families face,” said Ken Sagar, President of the Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO. “The Iowa Federation of Labor is proud to support a progressive candidate like Wes Breckenridge who supports finding ways to raise wages for all, supports adequately funding our schools and public services, and wants to protect workers’ rights from the attacks we’ve seen sweeping across the nation.”

Breckenridge said he was grateful for the endorsement.

“As someone who stands up for working families and fights to protect employees rights, I am proud to receive the Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO endorsement. It is my honor to stand with working families of Jasper County,” Breckenridge said.

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