Endorsers include Pipefitters Local #537, Ironworkers Local #7, Heat & Frost Insulators Local #6, and Boston Carmen's Union Local 589
MEDFORD — Today, four local unions have announced their support of Mayor Breanna Lungo-Koehn in her reelection campaign, including Pipefitters Local #537, Ironworkers Local #7, Heat & Frost Insulators Local #6, and Boston Carmen's Union Local 589. This is her fifth union endorsement in this race.
These unions collectively represent over 6,000 MBTA Union transit professionals, 700 specialists in mechanical insulation, firestopping, and hazardous waste remediation, more than 3,600 ironworkers, and over 3,000 pipefitters across Massachusetts and greater New England.
Mayor Lungo-Koehn has also received endorsements from Governor Maura Healey, Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll, School Committee Member Mea Mustone, fellow municipal leaders Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller, Amesbury Mayor Kassandra Gove, and Melrose Mayor Paul Brodeur, the Environmental League of Massachusetts Action Fund, and Roofers & Waterproofers Local 33.
“I have been proud to stand with organized labor to fight for workers and deliver on the issues that impact working and middle class residents in Medford every day,” said Mayor Lungo-Koehn. “I am committed to lead to ensure that Medford is a place where all can thrive and people can afford to live in the communities they work in.”
Mayor Breanna Lungo-Koehn is a lifelong Medford resident and was sworn into Office as the 32nd Mayor of Medford, on January 5th, 2020. During her tenure, Mayor Lungo-Koehn prioritized transparency, accountability, and working hard to ensure that the people of Medford got real results. She has tackled tough issues from navigating the COVID-19 pandemic to keep residents and city employees safe and healthy while we worked to reopen to developing Medford’s first comprehensive multi-year Capital Improvement Plan and launching a community-driven Comprehensive Plan process to create a 30 year vision for our future. Additionally, during her tenure, Medford finalized a Housing Production Plan and proposed an affordable housing trust so residents can afford to stay in Medford, put plans in motion to redevelop three municipal lots to revitalize Medford Square, funded critical city projects, including the removal of more than half of the 500 tree stumps from our sidewalks and repair work for over 94 streets this year, and reworked the City’s budget process, receiving the City’s first Distinguished Budget Award in the process.
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