Senator Klein Endorsed By Uniformed Firefighters Association of Greater New York

State Senate Co-Leader Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) on Tuesday was endorsed by  the Uniformed Firefighters Association (UFA), which represents “New York City’s Bravest” firefighters, fire marshals, marine engineers, pilots and wipers.

“State Senator Jeff Klein is a proven leader, a staunch advocate for public safety and the needs of our city and state’s first responders, as well as being a long-time friend to New York City’s Firefighters.  New York City Firefighters and the Uniformed Firefighters Association are proud to endorse Senator Jeff Klein for reelection, ” said UFA President Stephen Cassidy.

The UFA is the largest firefighters union in the world.

“I’m honored to receive the endorsement of the Uniformed Firefighters Association and I will continue to support them as they protect New York City’s hardworking families,” Klein said.

The UFA joins a growing number of endorsements including the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union, the Transportation Workers Union Local 100, Plumbers Union Local 1, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Bronx County Democratic Party Chairman  Assemblyman Carl Heastie, former Bronx Borough President Fernando Ferrer, former Councilwoman June Eisland, Assembly Members Michael Benedetto, Marcos Crespo, Mark Gjonaj and Luis Sepulveda and Council Members James Vacca, Annabel Palma, Ritchie Torres and Vanessa Gibson.

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