Navigation Links
SEIU Endorses Anderson, Perea, and Perea in Fresno
Date:11/29/2007

Three Candidates are Best for Working Families

FRESNO, Calif., Nov. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Several locals of the Service Employees International Union have endorsed Councilman Henry T. Perea for mayor of Fresno, and Supervisors Susan Anderson and Henry R. Perea for re-election, the union announced Thursday.

The endorsements were made after a One Voice Town Hall meeting, at which members of SEIU locals 521, 1000, and United Healthcare Workers-West voted on which candidates were the best choice for working families in Fresno and the Central Valley.

"Each of these candidates is the kind of leader we need in our community," said SEIU-UHW member Debra Byrne, a medical assistant at Kaiser Permanente-Fresno. "They understand the issues that matter most to working people, such as protecting public health and strengthening workers' rights. Their experience working with other elected officials also shows that they know how to get things done."

"As a correctional officer in the Fresno County Jail, I see first-hand how crime affects our community," said SEIU Local 521 member Larry Galaviz. "Henry T. Perea sees it too, and he understands the entire criminal justice system from prevention and strong enforcement to incarceration. We need a mayor who will put public safety first. That's why he has the support of me and my and fellow correctional officers in SEIU."

Henry T. Perea was first elected in 2002, becoming the youngest councilman in Fresno history. He has served as the council's acting president, and was recently appointed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training.

Susan Anderson is a former prosecutor and county clerk who was first elected to the Board of Supervisors in 2000.

Henry R. Perea has served on the Board of Supervisors since 2004. He previously served on the Fresno City Council and Fresno County Board of Education.

As the nation's largest and fastest-growing union, SEIU represents 656,000 California workers in health care, public services, and property services. SEIU members are fighting for good jobs, safer staffing levels in hospitals and nursing homes, and for quality, reliable public services.
CONTACT: Charlie Eaton

559-779-1032


'/>"/>
SOURCE SEIU
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. SEIU Endorses AB 8, An Opportunity to Make History
2. Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce Endorses Governor Schwarzeneggers Health Care Proposal
3. San Francisco Bay Area Autism Speaks Chapter Endorses Blue Ribbon Commission on Autism Recommendations for Equitable Insurance Coverage for Children With Autism
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/28/2017)... ... June 28, 2017 , ... Continually at the forefront of ... Drops™ have received the Non-GMO Project Verified seal. All five flavors of the ... only third-party verification for non-GMO foods and products in North America. , Available ...
(Date:6/28/2017)... VA (PRWEB) , ... June 28, 2017 , ... Guide ...      , No matter on which side of the Atlantic devicemakers do ... device regulations they have to follow. , In addition to the full text of ...
(Date:6/28/2017)... ... , ... Anyone with a remote control has seen the never-ending twists on the house flipping ... get rich in no time. But what about the buyers of the flipper's flip. ... of a flipped house. An email recently sent to Gary Case said, “Just closed ...
(Date:6/28/2017)... ... ... David B. Sosin, a founding partner at the law firm Sosin, Arnold & ... for the Illinois State Bar Association , in accordance with the organization’s rules of ... following a state-wide election and served in that capacity for the past year prior to ...
(Date:6/28/2017)... ... , ... American Farmer proudly announces the participation of Pure Line Seeds, Inc ... to broadcast fourth quarter 2017. American Farmer airs Tuesdays at 8:30aET on RFD-TV. , ... seed. As demand grew, the small company located in Moscow, Idaho extended its sales ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/8/2017)... , June 8, 2017  Less than a month ... more than 200,000 companies, including hospital networks, in over ... as one of the largest online extortion attempts ever ... healthcare market, it is imperative that providers understand where ... data from this — and many other very real ...
(Date:6/7/2017)... Md. , June 7, 2017  Novavax, Inc., (Nasdaq: ... second of two Phase 2 trials of its RSV F ... of child bearing age have been published in the journal ... publication have been shared in prior scientific conferences). The Company ... in April 2014. Novavax is developing the RSV F Vaccine ...
(Date:6/3/2017)... June 3, 2017  Eli Lilly and Company ... results from the Phase 3 MONARCH 2 study ... 6 inhibitor, in combination with fulvestrant, significantly improved ... alone in women with hormone-receptor-positive (HR+), human epidermal ... who have relapsed or progressed after endocrine therapy ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: