From the Elaine Luria for Congress (VA-02) campaign
Virginia Beach, VA — Elaine Luria joined Vice President Joe Biden and Congressman Bobby Scott this afternoon at United Steelworkers Local 8888 in Newport News, VA to meet with labor union leaders from across Hampton Roads. Vice President Biden, Rep. Scott, and Elaine then greeted workers at the shipyard gate.
“I am honored to be with Vice President Biden and Congressman Scott this afternoon to hear how we can better serve our unions,” said Elaine. “I am dedicated to expanding our workforce and diversifying our economy in Hampton Roads, which means putting significant emphasis on the trades.”
“This woman is with you, this woman knows and understands what it means to make a living, she was a commander in the United States Navy, makes her a little tougher,” said Vice President Biden. “Do me a favor, and do yourself a favor. Elect this woman.”
Elaine has been endorsed by the Virginia AFL-CIO, the American Federation Government Employees, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, the American Nurses Association, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, the International Union of Operating Engineers, the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers, the International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots, the Plumbers & Pipefitters Union, the Seafarers International Union of North America, the Service Employees International Union, the Teamsters Local 400, the Union of Communication Workers, the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, and the United Transportation Union.