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03.28.18

IFPTE Endorses Doug Chin for Congress

Following Wednesday’s IFPTE Local 121 membership vote in support of the candidacy of Hawaii Lieutenant Governor, Doug Chin, for the House of Representatives, IFPTE followed suit this week by lending the support of the entire union to Chin’s candidacy.

IFPTE Local 121 President, Jamie Hiranaka, said that, “there is little doubt that Doug Chin will take and champion the unique issues facing Local 121’s membership to Congress.”

Chin, who is running for Hawaii’s first congressional district, is currently Hawaii’s Lieutenant Governor, and the former Hawaii Attorney General. Read the full IFPTE press release and learn more about Chin and his labor positions below.

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UPDATE:
IFPTE Hosts Labor Meet-and-Greet for Chin Congressional Campaign
On April 26, IFPTE hosted a labor meet-and-greet in Washington, DC for Hawaii Lt. Gov. Doug Chin’s Congressional campaign. Lt. Gov. Chin was in town assisting attorneys presenting oral arguments before the Supreme Court’s in Trump v. Hawaii – the challenge to President Trump’s travel ban executive order, initiated by Chin when he was Attorney General of Hawaii.

During the meet-and-greet, Lt. Gov. Chin met with representatives from various unions and discussed how he would work to effectively champion labor unions’ priorities, federal workers’ issues, and represent the concerns of working Hawaiians in Congress.

IFPTE's Endorsement of Doug Chin

Doug Chin's bio and labor positions

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