For Immediate Release
November 3, 2016
Contact: Natalie Higgins, 978-602-3772
Teamsters 170 Endorses Natalie Higgins for
State Representative of the 4th Worcester District
LEOMINSTER: Teamsters 107 has endorsed Natalie Higgins (D) in her campaign for State Representative of the 4th Worcester District (Leominster).
"Being a Democratic Union, Teamsters Local 170 has endorsed Natalie Higgins for State Representative in the 4th Worcester District. Natalie is the right candidate for the middle class and working men and women. Her commitment and strong roots to the community speaks for itself. The 4th Worcester District will be well represented on Beacon Hill!" said Shannon George, Secretary-Treasurer/Principal Officer, Teamsters Union Local 170.
Higgins is running for the Leominster House seat that incumbent Rep. Dennis Rosa has announced he will not seek this fall. She is an attorney and executive director of the Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts (PHENOM), a nonprofit that advocates for better funding, more affordability and accessibility for students, and better support for our faculty and staff in public higher education. Higgins has pledged to defend public education, increase access to mental health services and create economic development opportunities as State Representative.
Higgins has also received endorsements from more than twenty additional organizations including the Massachusetts AFL-CIO, the Massachusetts Nurses Association, MassEquality, the Massachusetts Women’s Political Caucus PAC, the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 4, Massachusetts Voters for Animals, the Massachusetts National Organization of Women PAC, 1199SEIU, SEIU Local 888, SEIU Local 509, SEIU State Council, the Massachusetts Organization of State Engineers and Scientists, the Environmental League of Massachusetts, the National Association of Social Workers - MA PACE, Clean Water Action, Mass Care, UFCW Local 1445, Sierra Club, Central Mass AFL-CIO, NARAL Pro Choice, Planned Parenthood Advocacy Fund, American Federation of Teachers Massachusetts, and Carpenters Local 107.
The General election takes place on Tuesday, November 8th, with early voting at City Hall until November 4th. Please visit electnataliehiggins.com to learn more about Natalie Higgins and early voting.