AFSCME Endorses Stinziano

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- AFSCME Ohio Council 8 has endorsed state Rep. Michael Stinziano in the Nov. 6 general election.

The American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees Ohio Council 8 represents 42,000 state and local government employees.

"Public services and the dedicated employees who provide them are the foundation of a viable and vibrant state and the local communities within it," said the endorsement letter signed by John A. Lyall, president of AFSCME Ohio Council 8 and Robert A. Davis, political and legislative director of AFSCME Ohio Council 8.

"This endorsement reflects your commitment to our shared values and concerns," the endorsement letter said.

Stinziano, a Columbus Democrat, said he was pleased to earn the group's support.

"I look forward to working with the hard-working men and women of this important group," Stinziano said. "I will continue to support and protect collective bargaining for public employees."

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