FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 15, 2015
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Leading Maritime Trade Unions Endorse Sanchez for U.S. Senate
LOS ANGELES – Today, Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez announced the endorsements of leading maritime trade unions, including the Marine Engineers’ Beneficial Association (M.E.B.A.), the International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots (MM&P) and the Sailors’ Union of the Pacific (SUP) in her bid for U.S. Senate.
“Whether it means visiting a ship at the Port of LA/Long Beach or standing up to Congressional leadership, Congresswoman Sanchez has routinely shown that the hard-working men and women of California come first. Due to her longstanding support of the Maritime Security Program, the Jones Act, and Cargo Preference laws, we are confident that Senator Sanchez will be a champion of U.S. flag maritime issues for years to come¸” said M.E.B.A. President Marshall Ainley. Continue reading