More Endorsement Coverage
News 10 Now takes its turning covering SEIU 1199's endorsement of Dan Maffei, there's also a video on the site:
New York's largest healthcare union announced they are endorsing Democrat Dan Maffei for Congress in the 25th district. The 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East Union made the announcement Wednesday.
Union officials said they chose Maffei because he is knowledgeable on a wide range of issues like healthcare and the rights of workers.
"It is the working people of this community that have really built up this economy, particularly the folks at 1199,. This particular union are the people who work in the hospitals, in the healthcare centers, and the nursing homes. This is one of the biggest economic engines that Central New York has today," Dan Maffei said.