July 13, 2023

NYSUT statement on NYS Sen. John Mannion’s 2024 congressional campaign

Source:  NYSUT Media Relations
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ALBANY, N.Y. July 13, 2023 -- New York State United Teachers president Melinda J. Person issued the following statement today recommending endorsement of John Mannion’s 2024 congressional campaign.

"John Mannion is a fierce advocate for public educators and unions, and we are proud to support his run for New York’s 22nd Congressional District. From his time in union leadership at West Genesee to his work in Albany as a state senator, John has proven he will fight tirelessly to uplift educators, students and communities. As a teacher and NYSUT member, we know John will be the powerful voice in Washington for working-class families and strong public schools that Central New York deserves."

Mannion was former president of the West Genesee Teachers Association and is a graduate of the union’s Member Organizing Institute. He also participated in NYSUT’s Pipeline Project, which identifies and trains candidates to run for public office.

New York State United Teachers is a statewide union with nearly 700,000 members in education, human services and health care. NYSUT is affiliated with the American Federation of Teachers, the National Education Association and the AFL-CIO.