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UFCW’s Essential Workers Support Anthony Portantino for Congress

Sacramento, CA – The United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Western States Council today announced its endorsement of Senator Anthony Portantino (D-Burbank) for United States Congress. UFCW Western States Council represents 200,000 workers in grocery, retail, drug stores, food processing and the cannabis industry, among other sectors in California, Arizona and Nevada.

“UFCW’s essential worker members are proud to endorse Anthony Portantino for Congress,” said Amber Baur, Executive Director, UFCW Western States Council. “Anthony has been an ally to our members and working families and we can always count on his experienced leadership. We know he will continue to fight for all working people in Washington DC and that’s why we’re proud to support his campaign and ensure he is elected next year.”

“I am honored to have the support of UFCW and their 200,000 members for our campaign for Congress,” said Senator Anthony Portantino. “Thank you for putting your trust in me. Your members can count on me to fight for better wages, workplace conditions and for a better community.”

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July 26, 2023

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