WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees congratulates Richard Blumenthal for winning re-election to the U.S. Senate representing the state of Connecticut.
" Richard Blumenthal is a dedicated public servant and a terrific senator. He has championed legislation to ensure our veterans get the care they need without undermining the due process rights of VA workers, and also has supported criminal justice reform legislation to ease overcrowding at our federal prisons. "AFGE looks forward to working with Senator Blumenthal and the rest of the newly elected members of Congress to build a government and an economy that works for everyone." The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is the largest federal employee union, representing 670,000 workers in the federal government and the government of the District of Columbia.For the latest AFGE news and information, visit the AFGE Media Center . Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131120/MM21150LOGO To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/afge-congratulates-richard-blumenthal-of-connecticut-on-senate-win-300359523.html SOURCE American Federation of Government Employees