TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly’s Campaign today announced the Roofers Local 20 has endorsed Governor Kelly for reelection. The Roofers Local 20 represents local roofers throughout the Kansas City area, who provide shelter and protection for Kansans across the state. As Kansas’ economy continues to grow, construction opportunities increase at all levels, creating more job opportunities for local roofers.
“We are very supportive of Governor Kelly in her fight to bring economic development to the state of Kansas and in fact applaud her for bringing Panasonic and its 4,000 jobs to the state,” Business Manager Steve Gercone said. “I am optimistic that with her in the Governor’s office we will continue to see the state of Kansas take the lead in bringing businesses into this state. I am confident Kansas is in the right hands with Laura Kelly as Governor and will continue to support her.”
“Our local Kansas roofers are vital parts of our communities,” Governor Laura Kelly said. “Kansas’ economy is growing and we’re investing in and strengthening our workforce. We’re going to continue to bring job opportunities to Kansas to uplift working families across the state. I’m honored to have their support and look forward to growing Kansas together.”
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 160 other Kansas Republicans, over 125 current and former Kansas educators, the Kansas Carpenters Union, Equality Kansas, the United Food and Commercial Workers Union, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Union of Kansas, the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Union of Kansas, over 60 Kansas small business owners, the Kansas Service Employees International Union, the Kansas City Pipe Fitters Local 533 Union, the Kansas AFL-CIO, Kansas Laborers’ Local 1290, and End Citizens United & Let America Vote, The Greater Kansas City Building and Construction Trades Council, the Wichita / Hutchinson Labor Federation, and the Ironworkers Local 10 Union.