Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 31, 2013
The Marine Engineers’ Beneficial Association (M.E.B.A.) is pleased to announce its strong endorsement of Representative Frank LoBiondo in the race for New Jersey’s 2nd Congressional District.
As Congressman, Frank LoBiondo has displayed impeccable public service, steadfast support for his district, and strong support for his constituents. He has also been a tireless advocate for workers across America. Using his assignment on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Congressman LoBiondo has repeatedly demonstrated his ability to lead and shape national policy impacting transportation, public works and working families.
Congressman LoBiondo has consistently demonstrated his steadfast support for the men and women of the U.S. Merchant Marine. His strong support of the programs that sustain the maritime industry has been unwavering. “America could not ask for a better champion of maritime jobs on either side of the aisle – we need more Members of Congress like Frank LoBiondo,” said M.E.B.A. Political Director Matt Dwyer.
Frank LoBiondo is exactly the type of leader M.E.B.A. and its officials believe is needed to put Washington back on the right track. With partisan gridlock at an all-time high, Frank LoBiondo has established strong relationships with Republicans and Democrats and is proven he is willing to make the hard decisions for the betterment of the country.
The M.E.B.A. is proud to support Congressmen LoBiondo.
About the Marine Engineers’ Beneficial Association
The M.E.B.A., America’s oldest maritime labor union, supplies U.S. Coast Guard-licensed deck and engineering officers in both the U.S. domestic and international trades. The Union was established in 1875. Its members serve aboard containerships, tankers, tugs and barges, research vessels and ferries. In wartime, M.E.B.A. members have sailed in virtually unarmed merchant ships delivering critical defense cargo despite attacks from enemy aircraft, submarines and warships. In times of peace, our members still face dangers such as piracy on the high seas in order to serve their country.