TOPEKA – Today, The Kansas Plumbers and Pipefitters Union Local 441 endorsed Governor Laura Kelly for re-election. The Kansas Plumbers and Pipefitters Union Local 441 represents over 1,600 Kansans working in plumbing, pipefitting, HVAC, and welding in various industries. Throughout her first term, Governor Kelly ensured that working Kansans had a seat at the table while she grew Kansas’ economy. This latest endorsement highlights Governor Kelly’s commitment to strengthening the workforce.
“After inheriting a broken economy, Governor Kelly has put Kansas back on track and made sure that working Kansans were front and center,” Business Manager Brian Burnett said. “Thanks to her leadership, our members have more job opportunities than before and the Kansas Plumbers and Pipefitters Union Local 441 is proud to support Governor Kelly.”
“I am pleased to welcome the Kansas Plumbers and Pipefitters Union Local 441 to the team,” Governor Laura Kelly said. “Without these hardworking Kansans, the progress we have made to rebuild our economy would not be possible. These members are vital to building the new infrastructure, headquarters, and housing that we need to attract companies and grow our state. I’m proud to have their support and look forward to working together to keep Kansas on the path to success.”
Governor Kelly’s campaign continues to build momentum earning broad support from every corner of Kansas, including over 125 current and former Kansas educators, Republican Kansas Governor Bill Graves, 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, 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, the Ironworkers Local 10 Union, the Roofers Local 10 Union, Education First Shawnee Mission, and over 50 Kansas ranchers and farmers, and the Kansas State Council of Fire Fighters.