FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, March 21, 2018
LOS ANGELES, CA – The United Nurses Associations of California/Union of Health Care Professionals endorsed Kevin de León today.
Denise Duncan, RN, President of United Nurses Associations of California/Union of Health Care Professionals said, “As leader of the California State Senate, Kevin de León always stands up for working communities. Over the years he has demonstrated his dedication to building our economy by creating new, good-paying jobs that secure the middle class. In the legislature he championed historic worker’s compensation reforms, continues to speak out against President Trump’s attacks on our Dreamers, and supports policies that improve the quality and affordability of healthcare for all Californians. We are proud to endorse Kevin because we are confident he will continue to defend our values in Washington, D.C.”
“Californians deserve leadership in the U.S. Senate who will defend the interests of working families throughout the state and fight to improve our workplaces,” said Kevin de León. “With the support of the United Nurses Associations of California, we will work together to protect and grow our middle class and continue to improve the quality of healthcare in our great state.”
California State Senator Kevin de León has been an unwavering advocate for working families throughout the state. He carried historic worker’s compensation reforms over the finish line, and fought to ensure employees are paid equally regardless of their gender.
On the eve of announcing his run for U.S. Senate, Kevin de León released the video “Kevin de León for U.S. Senate”. To watch the video, click here or on the screenshot below.
California State Senator Kevin de León was elected by his colleagues to lead the Senate in 2014, making him the first Latino to hold that position in over a century. Through his ambitious approach to policymaking, Senator de León has authored groundbreaking legislation on a variety of issues that have become national models. De León served four years in the California State Assembly before his election to the State Senate in 2010.
For a stronger, more progressive California, visit www.kevindeleon.com.