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Fri Jun 11, 2021, 08:53 AM

'No Question': Local Carpenters Union Endorses Katie Hobbs in Bid for Arizona Governor

The Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters on Monday endorsed Secretary of State Katie Hobbs in her bid for governor, the first labor union to endorse Hobbs in the 2022 race.

Hobbs, a Democrat, announced her campaign last week, joining former Fox 10 news anchor Kari Lake, former Nogales Mayor Marco López, Arizona Regent Karrin Taylor Robson, and Arizona’s State Treasurer Kimberly Yee in the race for governor.

Gov. Doug Ducey has held the position since 2015, but will not be eligible to run again due to term limits.

On Monday, Fabian Sandez, the union’s regional manager and president of its local Phoenix chapter, cited Hobbs’ history of fighting for fair wages and the working class.

Read more: https://coppercourier.com/story/carpenter-union-endorse-hobbs-governor-arizona/

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