Rep. Mike Marron Announces Union and Business Endorsements

Danville, IL… State Rep. Mike Marron announced four new endorsements today, two from pro-union PACs and two from pro-business PACs. Rep. Marron has been endorsed by the Associated Firefighters of Illinois (AFFI), Illinois Federation of Teachers (IFT), National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB), and Champaign County’s Business Empowered PAC.

“Illinois is a very diverse state, and I represent a very diverse legislative district. I am proud of the diversity of these endorsements,” said Marron. “Springfield needs consensus builders. Leaders who can bring opposing views together for the betterment of all Illinois. We need more elected officials that are supported by all factions, and not just one.”

The AFFI represents over 15,000 professional firefighters in 224 affiliates across Illinois. They noted Rep. Marron’s support of issues affecting professional firefighters in Illinois earned him their endorsement.

The IFT represents over 103,000 teachers, educational workers, university and community college faculty and staff, and state employees. They noted their endorsement is a signal to the diverse membership of the IFT that Rep. Marron will be a partner in finding the best solution to Illinois’ many challenges.

The NFIB State Director Mark Grant stated “Rep. Marron understand the challenges facing Illinois’s small businesses and will do everything he can to create and maintain an environment where small businesses can grow and create jobs.”

Champaign County’s Business Empowered PAC is made up of members of the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce. They are the voice for the business community in the Champaign County area, representing businesses large and small, including minority and female-owned businesses.

“I am overjoyed with all the support for my reelection,” said Rep. Marron. “I look forward towards 2021 and beyond to work with these diverse groups and find solutions to all of the challenges facing Illinois, both large and small.”


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