Elections & Politics

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Calls For The Immediate Resignation or Removal of Congressman Scott Perry

(HARRISBURG, PA) Reporting from the New York Times has uncovered Congressman Scott Perry’s “significant role” in the efforts to subvert and undermine our country’s democracy.  The officers of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder made the following statements: “Representative Scott Perry must resign or be removed from office immediately.  He Read More

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Calls on the State Senate to Seat Senator Jim Brewster Immediately

HARRISBURG, PA- Today, the State Senate GOP announced its refusal to seat Jim Brewster, the elected state senator from the 45th district.  The officers of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, President Rick Bloomingdale, and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder issued the following joint statement: “Today, 66,261 voters of the 45th District have been silenced by 26 GOP members in the Commonwealth’s State Senate.  Read More

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Applauds Historic Election Victory

(HARRISBURG, PA)  Today, the Pennsylvania delegation of the Electoral College met in Harrisburg to cast our Commonwealth’s 20 electoral votes for President-elect Joe Biden.  Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale was proud to serve as an elector and Secretary of the Electoral College.  Labor leaders Ryan Boyer, Business Manager of Laborers District Council of the Metropolitan Area of Philadelphia and the Vicinity, and Daisy Cruz, Mid-Atlantic District Leader of 32BJ SEIU, also served as electors.   Read More