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Thursday, September 09, 2010

SEIU hate campaign against Sen. Exum continues with part 7; Rushern Baker welcomes SEIU support



SEIU Calls Baker “A Champion for Working Families”

Release Date: May 18, 2010
Contact: James Adams, desk 301.637.3224 mobile 202.536.7880

Largo, MD – The Washington regions fastest growing union representing over 45,000 members in the areas of health care, public services, education, and the nonprofit sector pledges to work tirelessly to help elect Rushern Baker Prince George’s County Executive. Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Capital Area President, Jamie Contreras endorsed Baker saying, “We need a champion like Rushern Baker to help rebuild our economy and move more families into the middle class. Men and women who work hard but struggle to get by can count on Rushern to ensure our tax dollars only support the creation of good-paying jobs.”

Baker accepted the endorsement citing SEIU’s progressive leadership and its shared vision for Prince George’s County saying, “We want a Prince George’s County that’s known for excellence, not incidents. We need to build from our assets and opportunities working with organizations like the SEIU to help ensure that county workers have fair wages, decent benefits, and due process. I proudly stand beside SEIU and I gratefully accept its endorsement.”

SEIU Political Director, Patricia Lippold adds, “Rushern Baker has the leadership qualities we need right now to move our county forward in these challenging times.”

Team Baker continues to build an impressive coalition of labor support who understands that there is much to be proud of in Prince George’s County but there is also much work to be done.


James M. Adams
Team Baker Communications
Baker 2010
202.536.7880 Mobile
301.637.3224 Office

1100 Mercantile Lane
Suite 135B
Largo, MD 20774

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