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Press release: State Representative Jessica Benham endorsed by PA AFL-CIO

South Pittsburgh (April 18, 2022) - The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO announced that it is endorsing State Representative Jessica Benham in her campaign for re-election to a second term in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. The PA AFL-CIO is composed of unions representing more than 600,000 members in Pennsylvania. 


Darrin Kelly, President of the Allegheny/Fayette Central Labor Council: “Rep. Benham was out front during this pandemic making sure our working families were protected. She is a tireless champion for the union way of life, and we are proud to stand with her as she runs for re-election.”


Rick Bloomingdale, President of the PA AFL-CIO: “Rep Benham’s dedication to working families has been a bright spot of the 21-22 legislative session. We endorsed her because of her steadfast commitment to workers in her district and throughout Pennsylvania.” 


State Representative Jessica Benham: “From growing up a daughter of a union teacher to organizing alongside fellow workers at the University of Pittsburgh to advocating for workers as a freshman member of the General Assembly, I’ve always been honored to be in this fight alongside Organized Labor and am beyond grateful to the PA AFL-CIO for their endorsement.” 


A list of other endorsements of Rep. Benham’s campaign can be found here:



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