AFSCME Endorses Norwalk Rep. Bruce Morris In Re-Election Bid

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State Representative Bruce Morris has been endorsed by Council 4 AFSCME.
State Representative Bruce Morris has been endorsed by Council 4 AFSCME. Photo Credit: File

NORWALK, Conn. – Council 4 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees has endorsed four-term incumbent state Rep. Bruce Morris (D-140th District) in his bid for re-election.

Council 4 is the largest American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) labor union in the state, with over 32,000 working members. Council 4 represents state, county and municipal employees.

“State municipal employees are the backbone of our public-service infrastructure," said Morris. "Without them essential services would not be provided.”

Morris was endorsed due to his “experience and commitment to fighting for good jobs, a quality health care system, a secure retirement, and workers’ rights,” said Sal Luciano, executive director of AFSCME.

In the Democratic Party primary on Aug. 12, Morris faces a challenge from at-large Common Council member Warren Peña of Norwalk.

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