Sal Luciano, the executive director of Council 4, announced the endorsement Sunday, saying that the union wants to see a congressional delegation able to stand up to the Bush administration.
"Since the Aug. 8 primary, we paid close attention to the remarks of both men," Luciano said. "We saw Joe Lieberman moving closer and closer to Bush, while Ned Lamont held firm in his strong opposition to the direction Bush is taking us."
AFSCME is Connecticut's largest AFL-CIO affiliate with 35,000 members. Will the AFL-CIO follow their lead?
Pazniokas, Mark. "Major State Union Switches To Lamont". Hartford Courant. 9/18/06