WASHINGTON (October 16, 2014). Elissa Silverman has just received the endorsement of the National Nurses United. The National Nurses United represents more than 2,000 registered nurses who live and/or work in the Direct of Columbia.
“I am thrilled to receive the endorsement of National Nurses United,” said Silverman. “Our nurses play a critical role in advocating for quality health care in DC and I’m looking forward to working with them to ensure our city’s medical needs are met.”
Following the last several weeks of endorsements from the Washington Teachers Union, Fraternal Order of Police D.C. Police Union, Sierra Club, and LiUNA!, and others, the National Nurses United endorsement represents Silverman's 14th major endorsement since Labor Day.
Elissa Silverman receives endorsement of International Association of Firefighters Local 36 in race for D.C. Council At-Large
WASHINGTON (October 13, 2014). Elissa Silverman has just received the endorsement of the International Association of Firefighters Local 36.
Here's what IAFF Local 36 President Ed Smith had to say:
“Elissa Silverman will make a great addition to the Council. We are proud to join the AFL-CIO Metro Council, the District of Columbia Police Union, and other unions in supporting her candidacy. Elissa’s considerable experience with the District’s budget process and progressive values will be a valuable asset to the Council.”
"I'm proud that our city's firefighters have joined with so many other grassroots groups and representatives of working people to stand with me," said Silverman. "I look forward to working with them on the Council."