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  • “A first-responder for safety in the State Assembly.”

    "Firefighters and paramedics in LA County know that Antonio Sanchez will be a first-responder for safety in the State Assembly. Antonio has the track record and experience to ensure first-responders have the resources we need to quicken response times and save more lives.”

    —Dave Gillotte, President of Firefighters & Paramedics Local 1014

  • “Thousands of workers are uniting behind Antonio.”

    “Antonio Sanchez has put his heart and his skills into helping raise wages and improve the lives of workers throughout the San Fernando Valley. Now, thousands of workers are uniting behind Antonio to help him become our next Assemblymember and continue fighting for the good-paying jobs that are expanding the middle class in the Valley." 

    —Rusty Hicks, President of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO

  • “Antonio will help carve a path to the middle class.”

    “Antonio Sanchez has been a leader in fighting for a livable wage for workers, protecting our immigrant communities, and creating more opportunities for working families to get ahead. Antonio will help carve a path to the middle class for the people in our communities who are working hard but are still falling further behind in this economy.”

    —Ada Breciño, Co-President of UNITE HERE Local 11

  • “Stands with working families for universal health care.”

    “Antonio will stand with working families to fight for universal health care that prioritizes patient care instead of profits. He's the strong voice Nurses need in our communities and the legislature.”

    —Gayle Batiste RN, an operating room nurse and President of the Southern California Nurse Union-SEIU 121RN

  • “Understands the economic challenges parents are facing.”

    “Antonio understands the intense challenges facing parents in this economy and he knows that reliable and affordable child care is crucial to helping working families get ahead. With Antonio, we have a leader who will champion improvements and affordability for child care in our communities.”

    —Sandra Batres a child care worker in the San Fernando Valley and member of SEIU 99

  • “Will work to increase funding for student job training and mentoring.”

    “Antonio understands that it's not all just about making college more affordable. He knows we have to provide the skills, training, and mentoring that leads to higher graduation and transfer rates, and job placement for those going directly into the workforce.”

    —Andra Hoffman, Los Angeles Community College Trustee

  • “Has the track record we need to help Californians get ahead.”

    “Antonio has the unique experience of working with neighborhoods, local businesses, environmental groups and unions to create good-paying jobs that grow our middle class. He's got the track record we need to help Californians get ahead.”

    —Ian Calderon, Assemblymember and Democratic Majority Leader

  • “Antonio will protect our local entertainment industry jobs.”

    “Film jobs are an incredibly important economic engine for the San Fernando Valley. Antonio has the experience to build the coalitions our members and their families need to keep entertainment jobs here.””

    Thom Davis, Business Manager for (IATSE) Local 80

  • “A coalition builder who will invest more in our schools.”

    “Antonio will be a coalition builder and a leader for investing more in our schools. He’ll fight for the funding our schools need to expand pre-K enrollment and job placement programs in high school.”

    State Senator Ben Allen

  • “Antonio is a champion for working people.”

    “The rapidly changing job market means we need to give workers more tools to succeed. We need Antonio’s experience of working within neighborhoods to help people gain the skills required for good-paying jobs that expand the middle class. That’s why I’m proud to endorse Antonio Sanchez, a champion for working people, for the State Assembly.”

    State Senator Ricardo Lara