International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers endorse Jim Craig for Congress

For Immediate Release

Contact: Jean Weinberg

603.203.8557 Bricklayers and Their Families Support Jim

Organization Cites his Support of Working Families As State House Democratic Leader in New Hampshire

(August 14, 2006) —Today, Congressional Candidate Jim Craig received the endorsement from the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers. The working families of the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers support Jim Craig’s candidacy for congress in New Hampshire’s First District and his unwavering support as Democratic Leader in New Hampshire’s State House.

“I am very proud to receive the support of the hardworking members of International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers ,” Jim said. “Families in New Hampshire’s First district want a leader who will work hard for New Hampshire’s families and put their interests first, I’ll keep that commitment in Congress.”

“International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers is proud to endorse Jim Craig because he understands that it is time we show respect to the working families of New Hampshire,” said President of IUBAC Local No. 3 Charles Raso. “Jim Craig has shown us both in the State house as Democratic Leader and as a Congressional Candidate that he remains committed to fighting for New Hampshire families and for making the issues that impact our members a priority.”

Jim Craig, candidate for Congress in New Hampshire’s First District, is a lifelong resident of New Hampshire and his roots in the Granite State stretch for five generations. As a veteran of the US Army, he worked for his law degree with the help from the GI Bill and joined his family's law practice. For over 20 years, he has promoted the health and well-being of families by serving on non-profit community boards. He was elected to the New Hampshire State House in 1998 and now serves as Democratic Leader. While in Concord, he worked tirelessly to create bipartisan, practical solutions for the state. As leader, he created a labor caucus that addresses working families' concerns.