Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Congressman Joe Crowley Endorses Kirsten Gillibrand for U.S. Senate...

Congressman Touts Gillibrand’s Commitment to Rebuilding Economy, Creating Jobs, Reforming Health Care

More New Yorkers Standing With Gillibrand

Joe Crowley, Congressman for New York’s 7th Congressional District formally endorsed Kirsten Gillibrand for U.S. Senate today, touting her commitment to rebuilding New York’s economy and creating new jobs, as well as her work in the Senate to include a public option as part of comprehensive health care reform. Congressman Crowley joins 15 of his Democratic colleagues that have endorsed Kirsten Gillibrand’s campaign.

“In less than a year, Kirsten Gillibrand has proven her commitment to New York families through constant work and dedication to her constituents. I know Queens and Bronx families will always be able to count on Senator Gillibrand to work tirelessly on their behalf in the U.S. Senate,” Congressman Crowley said. “Senator Gillibrand has delivered the resources we need to keep businesses in the Empire State and to create new jobs during these difficult economic times. She has fought for the inclusion of a public option in comprehensive health care reform to fix our national health care crisis and lower insurance costs for everyone. I look forward to continuing our work together to put our children on a path to a healthier future with better opportunities to learn, grow and succeed in the 21st century.”

“I am honored to have Congressman Crowley’s endorsement and I look forward to continue working with him and all the community leaders in Queens and the Bronx,” said Senator Gillibrand. “I pledge to always be a voice for New York City families.”

Thousands of New Yorkers, including teachers, doctors, nurses, environmental leaders, pro-choice advocates, and civil rights leaders are supporting Kirsten’s campaign. Click here for the latest information about who has endorsed Kirsten’s campaign.