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BLE-T Endorses Rob Menendez for Re-Election in 2024

Today, the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen New Jersey State Legislative Board endorsed Representative Rob Menendez for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2024.

“On behalf of the approximately 900 BLE-T members working and residing in New Jersey, we are proud to officially endorse Representative Robert Menendez’s re-election for U.S. Congress,” said BLE-T New Jersey State Legislative Board Chairman Ray Vigil. “Representative Menendez advocates for New Jersey transportation workers and is a true friend to all laborers. He understands the need to protect our members’ interests and collective bargaining rights and will fight to ensure their voices are heard in Congress.”

“New Jersey’s rail network is relied upon by millions of people throughout our state, our northeast region, and our country. It is crucial to support the dedicated folks who ensure its smooth and safe operation,” said Representative Rob Menendez. “Since taking office in January 2023, our efforts have delivered more than $11 billion in federal funding for priorities such as the Gateway Program and our Northeast Corridor, which will modernize our infrastructure and create tens of thousands of good-paying union jobs. I will continue to co-sponsor and introduce legislation that empowers our workers like the PRO Act and the Working Families Task Force Act. In Congress, I will always be a vocal advocate for our brothers and sisters in organized labor. From achieving fair wages and stronger workplace protections, to supporting collective bargaining rights and improving safety standards – I’m with you all the way.”