WV & APPALACHIAN LABORERS’ DISTRICT COUNCIL ENDORSE BEN SALANGO FOR GOVERNOR
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 7, 2020
CHARLESTON, WV – Today, the WV and Appalachian Laborers' District Council endorsed Kanawha County Commissioner Ben Salango for governor in 2020. The Laborers' District Council represents 7,000 members.
"Ben Salango has been a well-known friend to organized labor, and a champion for working families in West Virginia,” said Craig Harvey, business manager of the WV and Appalachian Laborers’ District Council. He pointed to Salango’s support of working families both in his professional life and as a Kanawha County Commissioner, as well as his years spent practicing law and defending West Virginians against corruption, abuse, and neglect."
"We appreciate Ben Salango’s friendship to working people, his commitment to creating new jobs in West Virginia, and his longstanding support of organized labor," – Harvey said.
"II am honored to have the support of the WV and Appalachian Laborers in this campaign," said Commissioner Salango. "I am committed to protecting working families in West Virginia and working every day to create new jobs in West Virginia. I look forward to having the Laborers’ join me on the campaign trail to guarantee that we can make this happen."