NORWALK, Conn. Mayor Richard Moccia has received the endorsement of the International Association of Fire Fighters Union, Local 830, in this fall's election, according to a statement.
"Local 830 is encouraging all of its members as well as the residents of Norwalk to vote for Mayor Dick Moccia for re-election," states Lefty Petrides, president of Local 830 in the statement. "He understands the needs of Norwalk firefighters and has worked well with the union to ensure that our members have the resources needed to keep the citizens of Norwalk safe."
Moccia is running against Democrat Andy Garfunkel. The election is Nov. 8.
"I am very pleased to have received the endorsement from the men of local 830," Moccia said in the statement. "As a former fire commissioner, and as mayor, I value the work of our firefighters and I look forward to continuing to work with them as mayor."
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