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Michigan AFL-CIO Endorses Safe Roads Yes Campaign

Proposal will create good jobs, make Michigan roads safer

LANSING – Today the Michigan AFL-CIO announced that it is formally endorsing the Safe Roads Yes campaign. In a column published in The Detroit News, Michigan AFL-CIO President Karla Swift explained that Proposal 1 “is a critical initiative that will make our roads safer and create thousands of good middle class jobs for Michigan families.”

This afternoon President Swift and John Karebian, Executive Director of the Michigan Nurses Association, met with Governor Snyder about the proposal.

“Today we had a productive meeting with Governor Snyder about why the Michigan AFL-CIO is supporting the the Safe Roads Yes campaign,” said Swift. “While we haven’t always agreed with the governor’s administration, this is an issue where it’s easy to find common ground, because our affiliates believe everyone benefits from safer roads. Moving forward, the Michigan AFL-CIO will work to educate voters across the state about why they should vote Yes on Proposal 1.”

A full copy of President Swift’s column on Proposal 1 can be viewed here.

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