Pete Aguilar Endorsed By Key Democrats, Labor and Elected Leaders

May 6, 2013

Pete Aguilar Endorsed By Key Democrats, Labor and Elected Leaders

(Redlands, CA) Pete Aguilar, Mayor of Redlands and a Democratic candidate for California’s 31st Congressional District seat, has received the endorsement of several Democratic, labor and elected leaders, his campaign announced today. Those endorsing Aguilar include:

– Congresswoman Gloria Negrete McLeod

– Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez

–  State Assemblywoman Cheryl Brown

–   Rialto Mayor Deborah Robertson

–   California Democratic Party Vice Chair Eric C. Bauman*

–   Laurie Stalnaker, Executive Secretary/Treasurer at Central Labor Council AFL-CIO of San Bernardino and Riverside Counties*

 Commenting on today’s endorsements, Pete Aguilar said, “I’m running for Congress because hard working families of San Bernardino County deserve a representative who will fight to create jobs, get our economy moving again, and protect our seniors.”

“I’m thankful that such experienced and accomplished leaders are supporting my campaign to make Washington work better for the Inland Empire,” he added.

Pete Aguilar is a small business owner, Mayor of Redlands, and a candidate to represent San Bernardino County in Congress. He is a strong advocate for economic growth and fairness in the Inland Empire, a leader who has reached across party lines to serve the best interests of middle-class families.

As Redlands Mayor, Pete has forged commonsense solutions that have improved the city’s economy, created jobs, and strengthened vital services that businesses and residents rely on.

Pete worked to balance the city budget, turning its multi-million dollar deficit into a surplus and improving the city’s credit rating. Pete also led efforts to make Redlands more attractive to businesses and to invest in San Bernardino County’s infrastructure.

 Pete lives with his wife Alisha and their two children in Redlands, California.

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* Note: Endorsing as individuals, not on behalf of their organizations.

Here’s What Key Leaders Are Saying About Pete Aguilar:

“Pete Aguilar is a proven public servant and problem solver who puts the interests of Inland Empire residents first. I am proud to endorse Pete Aguilar for Congress.”

–                      Congresswoman Gloria Negrete McLeod

“With so many vital programs coming under attack in Washington, Pete Aguilar represents the kind of leadership the Inland Empire needs, someone who will put average families and our seniors first.”

–                      Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez

“Pete Aguilar has done an outstanding job reaching across party lines to support small businesses and to create jobs for middle-class families. That’s the kind of strong, commonsense leadership that the Inland Empire deserves.”

–                      Rialto Mayor Deborah Robertson

“I’ve known Pete Aguilar for many years, and seen first-hand his commitment to improving our economy and helping middle-class families. Pete’s just the person we need to fight for us in Washington.”

–                      State Assemblywoman Cheryl Brown

“I’m supporting Pete Aguilar because he’ll be an effective voice for working families in Washington, someone who will work every day to create and protect jobs.”

–                      Laurie Stalnaker, Executive Secretary/Treasurer at Central Labor Council AFL-CIO of San Bernardino and Riverside Counties

“Pete Aguilar’s work ethic and longstanding commitment to improving people’s lives make him an ideal representative for the Inland Empire. He’s the right choice for Democrats and anyone who wants to see Washington work harder and better for Californians.”

–                      California Democratic Party Vice Chair Eric C. Bauman

 

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