TRENTON, NJ -- Today, the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters publicly endorsed Walker Worthy, Jr. for Mayor. The ceremony was held at 1:00pm at the Worthy for Mayor campaign headquarters, 12 South Warren St. and featured remarks from Mercer County Freeholder and Carpenters Local 254 President Anthony Verrelli.
“We are pleased to endorse Walker Worthy’s election bid for Mayor of Trenton and will fully support his campaign through get out the vote efforts,” said Verrelli. “Walker Worthy believes in supporting strong workers’ rights and we look forward to working with him when he’s elected as the Mayor of Trenton.”
“As President of the Carpenters Local 254, and a Mercer County Freeholder, Mr. Verrelli is an expert on fair labor practices, and how to work with local government to get things done. Trenton is in desperate need of responsible redevelopment, and I am proud to join with the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters to make sure we get Trenton residents back to work, with the union representation they need to take care of themselves and their families,” said Worthy. “My administration will prioritize smart development projects that provide opportunities for trade workers to earn a living wage, and I would like to thank President Verrelli and the Northeast Regional of Carpenters for believing in my vision for a better Trenton, and lending their support to our campaign.”
The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters represents nearly 40,000 hardworking men and women in New Jersey, Delaware and significant portions of New York, Maryland and Pennsylvania. It is one of the largest trade unions on the East Coast and equips professional workers with the skills, expertise and safety training that is demanded in today's construction industry.
For more information about Walker Worthy, Jr.’s vision for a better Trenton, please visit www.worthyformayor.com or his campaign headquarters, located at 12 South Warren St. in Trenton.