Safety Workers Unions Endorse Jose Peralta For State Senate

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A gathering of city safety workers endorsed Queens Assemblyman Jose Peralta for state senator on Friday.

Union officials representing firefighters, emergency medical services and emergency medical technicians gathered in Corona to support Peralta, who is running for Hiram Monserrate’s former 13th District State Senate seat.

“Peralta has been an advocate of keeping fire houses open and fully staffed, not just for the firefighters but for the citizens of Queens,” said Leroy McGinnis of the Uniformed Firefighters’ Association.

“What better endorsement than that from those individuals that risk their lives every day to protect New Yorkers,” said Peralta.

Monserrate is running to recapture his former seat, after the State Senate voted to remove him in response to his conviction for misdemeanor assault.

The former senator dragged his girlfriend, Karla Giraldo, through the lobby of his apartment building in December 2008.

Source: NY1

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