Failure of Lincoln to Stand Up for Workers Key in Decision
Arkansas members of the United Steelworkers (USW) today announced support of Lt. Gov. Bill Halter in the U.S. Senate primary challenge to incumbent Democrat Blanche Lincoln.
The USW is the largest union in Arkansas, representing a large slice of the state’s working families. Those workers are sending a message to elected officials around the country that they are looking for real solutions to our economic, health care and other challenges.
“It seems like some politicians in Washington have forgotten about us, everyday people who live and work and raise our families in Arkansas,” said Michael Martin, a machine operator from Malvern, AR. “Bill Halter is a candidate who will stand with us and work for us, not just big corporations. We’re tired of business of usual. It’s time for change in Arkansas and at the U.S. Senate ... more