Green Bay, WI – Earlier today at an event at Green Bay Packaging, Wisconsin’s 8th District Congressman Mike Gallagher was formally endorsed by the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 139 and North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters.

Recognizing Congressman Gallagher’s legislative record of supporting Wisconsin workers, leaders of both groups said:

“As the people who have built Wisconsin, we care about the well-being of our state and our members. We are excited to endorse a candidate like Gallagher who stays true to Wisconsin’s priorities by fighting for policies that benefit people, not parties.”

Terry McGowan, President

International Union of Operating Engineers Local 139

“Mike has shown his dedication to the skilled trades by supporting our priorities throughout his time in Congress. We look forward to his efforts as he continues fighting for workers and Wisconsin families in his next term”

Corey Bialcik, WI Director

North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters

Upon receiving the groups’ endorsement, Congressman Gallagher said the following, “Regardless of who you support for this or that office, whether you’re a Republican or a Democrat or an Independent, we should all be united on some key issues. The first and most important is this idea of bringing as much work as possible to the state of Wisconsin allowing people to earn a living and honest wage.”

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