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Local 237 to Host 2010 New York State Political Candidates Forum

For Immediate Release                                             Contact: Jay Strell

April 22, 2010                                                          strell@sunshinesachs.com

                                                                              212.691.2800/917.362.9248 cell



Incumbent U.S. Senator Charles Schumer, U.S. Senate primary challenger Jonathan Tasini, state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, and candidates for state Attorney General Richard Brodsky, Sean Coffey, Eric Dinallo, Kathleen Rice and Eric Schneiderman will address union members and answer their questions in public forum; Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney will receive an award

NEW YORK—Teamsters Local 237 will host its 2010 New York State candidates forum for U.S. Senate, state Comptroller and Attorney General at Hilton New York Hotel on Saturday, April 24 at 9:15 AM. The candidates will address members of the union and answer their questions. Candidates include: U.S. Senator Charles Schumer;  U.S. Senate primary challenger Jonathan Tasini; state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, and Attorney General candidates Richard Brodsky, Sean Coffey, Eric Dinallo, Kathleen Rice and Eric Schneiderman. The forum will be moderated by New York Daily News Columnist Errol Louis. Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney will be accepting an award from the union.

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, the Health and Hospital Corporation and 3,000 members work on Long Island.

WHAT:     Local 237 Candidates Forum for U.S. Senate,  state Comptroller and Attorney General

WHEN:      Saturday, April 24th-- 9:15 AM EST. Media Check-in at 8:30AM, member registration and breakfast at 8:00 AM

WHERE:     Hilton New York Hotel-- 1335 Avenue of the Americas btw 53rd and 54th Street

WHO:         Candidates: U.S. Senator Charles Schumer; U.S. Senate primary challenger Jonathan Tasini; Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, and Attorney General candidates, Richard Brodsky, Sean Coffey, Eric Dinallo, Kathleen Rice and Eric Schneiderman.

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