NJ Turnpike Employees Union, IFPTE Local 194, Announces their Endorsement of Phil Murphy for Governor

The NJ Turnpike Employees Union, IFPTE Local 194, has announced their endorsement of Phil Murphy in the 2017 Democratic gubernatorial primary.

“Local 194 is made up of hard-working men and women struggling to make ends meet in Chris Christie’s New Jersey,” IFPTE Local 194 President Kevin McCarthy said. “We believe that Phil Murphy is the best candidate to fight for the working families of New Jersey. His determination, experience and progressive leadership is exactly what NJ needs at this important moment in time. It is a great honor for IFPTE Local 194 to join many other labor unions and progressive organizations in NJ and endorse Phil Murphy for Governor because we know he will have our back!”

The NJ Turnpike Employees Union, IFPTE Local 194 is a statewide union representing nearly 1,200 members working in the Office, Maintenance and Tolls Departments of the New Jersey Turnpike.

“Like many of us, IFPTE members are deeply concerned about inequality in our society,” Murphy said. “Their commitment to their jobs, and to keeping New Jersey moving safely, is commendable, and I am honored by their endorsement. Together, we will make an economy that works for all of New Jersey, including the working class.”