SOUTH BOSTON – Ed Flynn, candidate for Boston City Council District 2, has been endorsed by Boston Fire Fighters Local 718. This endorsement adds to the over 20 other local labor unions that have Flynn’s campaign for City Council, including Ironworkers Local 7, IBEW Local 2222, and NAGE.
Fire Fighters Local 718 President, Richard Paris said, “Boston Fire Fighters Local 718 is proud to endorse Ed Flynn for Boston City Council. As a veteran and probation officer, Ed understands the importance of making public safety a top priority. Ed will be a City Councilor who we can always trust to stand up for the community and support working families in every neighborhood in the District.”
Flynn said, “I am incredibly grateful to have the support of the Boston Firefighters union. Boston’s bravest put their lives on the line every day to keep us safe, and having their backing means the world to me. So many selfless men and women from the District have risked and given their lives to keep us safe, and we owe them our gratitude. As City Councilor, I will be an unwavering voice to ensure that our communities are safe for all residents.”
In addition to the 20+ unions supporting Flynn, he has also been endorsed by Congressman Stephen F. Lynch, State Representative Nick Collins, Boston City Councilor At-Large Michael Flaherty, and Suffolk County Clerk of Courts Michael Donovan.
About Ed Flynn
Ed Flynn is a lifelong resident of South Boston, where he has been deeply involved as a youth sports coach, veterans’ advocate, and community activist. In addition to being an active Boston Public Schools parent at the Josiah Quincy School in Chinatown, Ed is a member of the Cityside Neighborhood Association, South Boston Citizens’ Association, Ward 7 Democratic Committee, and VFW Fitzgerald Post.
Ed served on active duty in the Persian Gulf on two deployments and overseas in the Navy Reserves, helping to coordinate disaster relief in Haiti. Ed and his wife, Kristen, are raising their children, Caroline and Stephen, in South Boston.
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