FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 5, 2022
CONTACT: Gwennan Booth – Communications Manager, NYS Laborers’ LECET
NYS State of the State Outlines Bold Infrastructure Investment
Statement from Patrick Purcell, Executive Director, New York State Laborers-Employers Cooperation and Education Trust and John Hutchings, Executive Director, New York State Laborers’ PAC:
Congratulations to Governor Kathy Hochul for making history today as the first woman to deliver New York’s State of the State address.
We applaud Governor Hochul for an address that includes bold proposals that will create good, union jobs for deserving and hardworking New Yorkers.
The proposed unprecedented investment in infrastructure, workforce training and renewable energy projects ensures New York continues to lead.
We look forward to reviewing the details and further discussion with the administration.
ABOUT THE NEW YORK STATE LABORERS: The New York State Laborers’ Union represents over 40,000 members employed in the construction industry and other fields throughout the state. Our members are organized into more than 24 local unions and 5 district councils. We are a proud affiliate of the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA).