International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Union of Kansas Endorses Governor Laura Kelly for Re-Election
TOPEKA – Today, the Kansas International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation (SMART) Workers endorsed Governor Laura Kelly for re-election. Governor Kelly fought to improve workplace safety regulations for SMART members, including requiring two crew members in train control compartments to maintain safety. This latest endorsement highlights Governor Kelly’s commitment to supporting and uplifting the Kansas workforce.
“Governor Kelly is committed to strengthening Kansas’ workforce and has always made sure we had a seat at the table,” Ty Dragoo, SMART Kansas Legislative Director & Chairman said. “Governor Kelly made incredible progress these last four years, including cutting taxes for working-class families, and we’re looking forward to her leadership during her second term.”
“We’re relying on our sheet metal, air, rail, and transportation workers more than ever before as the Kansas economy experiences record growth,” Governor Laura Kelly said. “Our workforce is one of our greatest assets, and I am proud to have the SMART Union behind me as we continue to show the world that Kansas is open for business.”
Governor Kelly’s campaign continues to build momentum earning broad support from every corner of Kansas, including former RNC Committeewoman Alicia Salisbury, former Republican Attorney General Robert Stephan, former Republican Representative Jan Kessinger, former Republican Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger, over 60 other Kansas Republicans, over 125 current and former Kansas educators, the Kansas Carpenters Union, Equality Kansas, the United Food and Commercial Workers Union, and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Union of Kansas.