BOSTON – Senator Diana DiZoglio has been endorsed by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 93 for State Auditor, citing her commitment to using the full powers of the Auditor's Office to protect our tax dollars.
“In her decade of public service in the legislature, Diana DiZoglio has been fearless in standing up to powerful interests on behalf of Massachusetts taxpayers,” said AFSCME Council 93 Executive Director Mark Bernard. “She is a champion for working families and a leader in the fight for greater accountability and transparency in government. We know that she will bring a singular commitment to using the full powers of the Auditor’s office to shine a much-needed light on the billions of state dollars that go unchecked to private human service providers.”
AFSCME Council 93 represents more than 45,000 state, county and municipal employees in Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.
“Our state, county, municipal and school district workers keep our communities going, often without credit or fanfare,” said Sen. DiZoglio. “I’m so honored to receive the endorsement of AFSCME Council 93 in the race for State Auditor. Their public service inspires me every day, and it’s why I got in this fight: to ensure a more accountable, transparent state government that sees, hears and includes working families like ours. I look forward to working with them to ensure the billions in taxpayer resources allocated annually to private human services providers is being expended in the most effective and efficient manner.”
To date, DiZoglio has been endorsed by dozens of elected officials, community leaders and activists from across Massachusetts, along with the Massachusetts AFL-CIO, Massachusetts Nurses Association, National Association of Government Employees (NAGE), UNITE HERE 26, IBEW Local 223, Boston Carmen’s Union, Iron Workers Local 7, Machinists District 15, the MBTA Inspectors Union, Operating Engineers Local 4, the Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts, Teamsters Local 170 and 25, and the Puerto Rican PAC of Lawrence.