PHILADELPHIA (March 18, 2015) – City Council At-Large Candidate, Derek Green, Esquire, receives three major endorsements from Gas Workers Local 686, Transports Workers Union Local 234 and the Philadelphia Fire Fighters’ Union Local 22 (IAFF).
As the former Special Counsel to Councilwoman Marian B. Tasco, Deputy City Solicitor, and Assistant District Attorney, Green has worked throughout Philadelphia to address the issues that confront our City. “I am running for City Council because I have the experience to get things done with a vision to make things better. In areas like education, poverty, jobs, public safety, and quality of life issues, I believe that my leadership can improve our City,” states the candidate. Instead of resting on his achievements, Green has decided to run for City Council to make Philadelphia a better place for all citizens who make up this diverse city.
His political expertise and his overall commitment in improving the city both in the public and private sectors, is the reason for receiving these endorsements. As Mike McDonough, Vice- President of Gas Workers Local 686, states “Derek Green’s vigorous work, attention to detail and straightforward manner with people, makes him an excellent choice for representing Philadelphians’ in City Council.” And according to President Willie Brown of the TWU Local 234, “Derek Green represents a cross-section of what’s good about Philadelphia’s history and what’s even greater about our future. His years of public service is only surpassed by his intricate knowledge of public policy and affinity for good government. His unwavering support of the working class men and women of organized Labor unions throughout the region is the ultimate reason why TWU Local 234’s leaders expeditiously endorsed
For more information about Derek Green’s campaign, please visit: www.dereksgreen.com or Facebook: www.facebook.com/derekgreenforcitycouncil. Donations and contributions to The Green Fund campaign can be submitted to: The Green Fund – P.O. Box 4984, Philadelphia, PA 19119.