Pipe Trades Union Endorsement
ROCHESTER, MN – Senator Carla Nelson (R-Rochester) today announced she has earned the endorsement of another Minnesota union. The Minnesota Pipe Trades Association (MPTA) will be supporting Sen. Nelson for the 2022 election.
“Carla Nelson has been a steadfast champion for our members and their jobs,” said President David Ybarra. “Our union is proud to endorse her for re-election.”
“I’m very proud to have earned the endorsement of the Minnesota Pipe Trades,” Sen. Nelson said. “We share the same desire to grow Minnesota’s economy. MPTA members are the ones who will build our new homes, new office buildings and new manufacturing sites once we get Minnesota going again.”
As Senate Taxes Chair, Nelson advanced policies to empower Minnesotans and drive economic growth. She authored and passed bipartisan legislation to lower income tax rates for every tax filer, end the taxation of social security and disability income and provide property tax relief.
Sen. Nelson also helped lead efforts to support public safety, pass frontline worker bonuses, fully refill the Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund, and continue our nation leading reinsurance to help hold down costs. Nelson was also instrumental in passing robust funding for mental health services and more investments to improve high speed broadband access.
About Minnesota Pipe Trades Association (MPTA): www.mnpipetrades.com
The Minnesota Pipe Trades Association is an umbrella organization made up of 11 Local Unions located throughout the State of Minnesota. These affiliated Unions represent approximately 9,000 men and women working in all areas of the plumbing, pipefitting, mechanical and fire protection industry, including residential, commercial, and institutional facilities.