WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tobacco-Free Kids Indiana Action Fund launched an independent, direct voter contact campaign today in several Indiana communities supporting local elected officials who have championed smoke-free workplace laws. In Indianapolis, Angela Mansfield (District 2 - D) and Scott Keller (District 16 - R) are being endorsed for their leadership in passing Indianapolis' smoke-free ordinance. The Indianapolis smoke-free law covers most workplaces, including restaurants, and protects workers and families from the serious health harms of secondhand smoke.
"We're running this campaign in Indiana to support our champions who continue to fight for everyone's right to breathe clean, smoke-free air," said William V. Corr, Executive Director of the Tobacco-Free Kids Action Fund. "Through the Tobacco-Free Kids Indiana Action Fund, we are working to ensure future generations have a healthier Indiana. For Indianapolis voters who care about protecting the health of our kids, families and workers, there is a clear choice: Angela Mansfield and Scott Keller for Indianapolis City-County Council."
Leaders of the Tobacco-Free Kids Indiana Action Fund include former state Secretary of Commerce Mickey Maurer and Indianapolis businessman Bruce Hetrick.
"Angela Mansfield and Scott Keller have been leaders in the fight to protect our city from the devastating toll of tobacco," said Mickey Maurer. "They saw beyond partisanship and delivered critical health protection for our kids and families. Mansfield and Keller are the kinds of leaders we need."
"The Tobacco-Free Kids Indiana Action Fund is committed to fighting Big
Tobacco and paving the way for a smoke-free Indiana -- and we're excited to
have champions like Angela Mansfield and Scott Keller leading the fight
here in Indianapolis," said Bruce Hetrick. "Angela Mansfield and Scott
Keller care about the health of Indianapolis workers and families. They're
|SOURCE Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids Action Fund|
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