TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly’s Campaign today announced The Greater Kansas City Building & Construction Trades Council has endorsed Governor Kelly for reelection. The Greater Kansas City Building & Construction Trades Council represents and supports thousands of Kansans who build and maintain Kansas’ critical infrastructure, like roads, bridges, and highways. Throughout her time in office, Governor Kelly has stood by working Kansans, ensuring that everyone has a seat at the table by appointing pro-labor leaders to boards across her administration.
“Governor Laura Kelly has rebuilt Kansas’ economy, bringing in billions of dollars in new investment to our state. This has ushered in an influx of construction jobs and opportunities for our members,” Greater Kansas City Building & Construction Trades Council Business Manager Alise Martiny said. “We are proud to endorse Governor Kelly and to stand by her as she continues to uplift and strengthen Kansas’ growing workforce.”
“I’m grateful to have the support of The Greater Kansas City Building & Construction Trades Council and their members. The growth that Kansas experienced these past few years would not be possible without our strong workforce,” Governor Laura Kelly said. “Kansas is moving forward and I will continue working with The Greater Kansas City Building & Construction Trades Council to make Kansas the best state in the nation to work and raise a family.”
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, and the Kansas City Pipe Fitters Local 533 Union, End Citizens United & Let America Vote, Kansas Laborers’ Local 1290, Kansas AFL-CIO, and the Wichita / Hutchinson Labor Federation.