Assembly Candidate Steve Neal Receives Endorsement of California Nurses Association
2013-12-06 · By Editor
Assembly District 64 candidate and Long Beach City Councilmember Steve Neal has announced that he has secured the endorsement of the California Nurses Association (CNA), which represents tens of thousands of nurses at hospitals, clinics, and home health agencies across California.
“Steve Neal has the knowledge and passion we need in Sacramento to improve our state’s health care system,” said CNA Co-President Malinda Markowitz, RN. “Furthermore, we know Steve will be an excellent Assemblymember because of his background and experience fighting for working families. His constituents can count on him to be an exceptional representative for them and their communities.”
“I am honored to have the support of the men and women who serve us and our families when we are ill and injured,” said Neal. “They are heroes and I am humbled to have their trust. As Assemblymember, I will be fighting for nurses and their families because they deserve no less.”
The CNA is the most recent in a long list of labor unions to back the Neal campaign. The full list of endorsements can be seen at www.SteveNeal.org/endorse.
Steve Neal has been a community activist and leader in the Los Angeles area for decades. Since his election in 2010, Steve, a Compton native, has served North Long Beach on the Long Beach City Council where he has an accomplished record supporting neighborhoods, small businesses, and working families. Councilmember Neal is the author and creator of the Long Beach Foreclosure Registry Program, the Long Beach Liquor Store Modernization Program, and the North Long Beach Business Alliance. Neal is the Assistant Pastor of S.E.A.M. Faith Family Church and a longtime volunteer with the United Way. He and his wife, Katonja, live in Long Beach and are the parents of five daughters, one son, and have ten grandchildren.