Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Fire fighters union endorses Colón for Lt. Gov.

The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Local 244 has endorsed Brian Colón in the Democratic primary race for lieutenant governor.

"Brian Colón has proven to be a strong advocate for the public employees of New Mexico. He understands that fire fighters have a critical role in public safety for our community," said Diego Arencón, President of IAFF Local 244.

Local 244 represents 861 members of the Albuquerque Fire Department and the Bernalillo County Fire Department.

"I am honored and humbled to have the endorsement of the membership of Local 244. As a father, a husband and your next Lieutenant Governor, I know just how important it is that our first responders have the resources they need to keep our families safe. In the Roundhouse, I will be a partner with Diane Denish to make that a reality," said Colón.

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