Providence, RI – The Rhode Island Building & Construction Trades Council (RIBCTC) announced it endorsement of the Hon. Sabina Matos re-election for Lt. Governor.
“Similar to many of our members, Sabina Matos is an American success story. As the first Dominican American Lt. Governor, Ms. Matos was born in the Dominican Republic, immigrated to Rhode Island, was elected, and then became President of, the Providence City Council. While on the Providence City Council, Sabina never forgot the honor of hard work by championing and passing numerous ordinances that promoted economic development for working families.”-Building Trades President Michael F. Sabitoni. “Lt. Governor Matos has an impeccable record advocating for union workers and in particular, members of the Building Trades. I have no doubt the Lt. Governor will continue to advocate these policies that will put our members to work with family sustaining careers.”-Scott Duhamel, Secretary-Treasurer of the Building Trades.
The Rhode Island Building & Construction Trades Council is a coalition of seventeen (17) Local trade unions with over 10,000 members in and around the State of Rhode Island.