Wednesday, September 01, 2010

Career Fire Fighters Announce Endorsements for Council

Local 1664 of the International Association of Fire Fighters has released their endorsements for County Council. We reprint their press release below.

September 1, 2010
MEDIA CONTACT: John Sparks (240-876-1920)

Montgomery Career Fire Fighters Endorse Candidates for County Council

(Rockville, MD) The Montgomery County Career Fire Fighters Association, International Association of Fire Fighters Local 1664, is pleased to endorse the following County Council candidates:

District 2: Craig Rice
At Large: George Leventhal, Marc Elrich, Hans Riemer and Becky Wagner

“We believe that these candidates will stand strong on public safety issues,” said John Sparks, President of MCCFFA 1664. “They understand that our priorities are the priorities of Montgomery County – delivery of the highest level of fire and rescue services, respect for our members, and a willingness to work together to find common solutions.

These candidates have earned our trust and support, and we urge Montgomery County voters to show their support for these individuals on Election Day.”

MCCFFA did not consider endorsements for County Executive and County Council Districts 3, 4 and 5, which are uncontested, and decided not to endorse in the District 1 race.

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