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Laborers Local 582 endorsed Linda Chapa LaVia for Mayor of Aurora. Local 582 represents over 1,350 men and women in the Building Construction Trades in Kane and Kendall Counties of Illinois

“On behalf of our members Laborers Local 582 is proud to endorse Linda Chapa LaVia for Mayor of Aurora, said Business Manager Corey Johnson. “Linda has spent her career standing up working families and we know as Mayor her number one priority will be to make lives better for all Aurora families.”

“I am humbled and honored to receive the endorsement of Laborers Local 582,” said Chapa LaVia. “I’ve always made standing up for working families my number one priority and I intend to fight for them every day as Aurora’s Mayor.

Laborers Local 582 join a growing list of elected officials and organizations supporting Chapa LaVia’s campaign, which includes: Senator Linda Holmes, Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs, Former Illinois Comptroller Dan Hynes, Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth, Congresswoman Robin Kelly, Democratic Nominee for Comptroller Susanna Mendoza, the Painters District Council 30, Bricklayers Administrative District Council #1, National Association Letter Carriers Branch #219, AFT Local 604, Sheet Metal Workers Locals 265 & 73, Automobile Mechanics Local 701, and Illinois Police Benevolent and Protective Association.

Chapa LaVia is a lifelong resident of Aurora, a veteran of the U.S. Army and was first elected to the Illinois House in 2002. While serving in the House she has been a leader on education issues, has stood up for veterans, and has delivered millions of dollars to Aurora helping to improve the quality of life for its residents.