United Mine Workers of America endorses Tenney for re-election

The United Mine Workers of America has endorsed Congresswoman Claudia Tenney for re-election in November.

Posted: May 7, 2018 4:43 PM
Updated: May 7, 2018 6:34 PM

The United Mine Workers of America has endorsed Congresswoman Claudia Tenney for re-election in November.

Tenney was voted into the 22nd Congressional District seat in 2016, and she’s running for re-election in November against her Democratic opponent state Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi.

Last month Tenney was endorsed by UMWA Local 717, a chapter of UMWA that represents employees at Remington Arms in Ilion.

"I am honored to be endorsed by United Mine Workers of America," Tenney said in a news release. "This union represents thousands of hardworking men and women across the country, including employees at Remington Arms in Ilion, New York. Remington Arms is a staple in our community and I will continue to stand with their dedicated employees."

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