For Immediate Release Contact: Jay Strell
April 15, 2009 Sunshine, Sachs and Associates
NEW YORK—Teamsters Local 237 will host its first ever candidates forum for Mayor, Comptroller and Public Advocate at Hilton New York Hotel on Saturday, April 18 at 9:30AM. The candidates will address members of the union and answer their questions. Mayoral candidates include: Councilman Tony Avella and Comptroller Bill Thompson; Public Advocate candidates include: Councilmen Bill de Blasio and Eric Gioia, Mark Green, and Norman Siegel; Comptroller candidates include: Councilmen John Liu and David Yassky. The forum will be moderated by New York Daily News Columnist Errol Louis.
Teamsters Local 237 represents 9,000 employees of the New York City Housing Authority, another 11,000 members work in New York City agencies, the Board of Education, New York City Police Department the City University of New York and the Health and Hospital Corporation.
WHAT: Local 237 Candidates Forum for NYC Mayor, Comptroller and Public Advocate
WHEN: Saturday, April 18th-- 9:30 AM EST. Media Check-in at 8:30AM.
WHERE: Hilton New York Hotel-- 1335 Avenue of the Americas btw 53rd and 54th Street
WHO: Teamsters Local 237 President Greg Floyd, moderator NYDN columnist Errol Louis, mayoral candidates Councilman Tony Avella and Comptroller Bill Thompson; Public Advocate candidates Councilmen Bill de Blasio and Eric Gioia, Attorney Norman Siegel, Mark Green and Comptroller candidates Councilmen John Liu and David Yassky.