Nashville, TN: Councilmember-at-Large and candidate for Mayor Megan Barry recently received the endorsement of Nashville Firefighters, her campaign announced today.
“Nashville’s fire fighters are some of the bravest men and women I know,” said Councilmember Megan Barry. “I am honored and humbled to have their support in this campaign, just as they will have my support as Mayor.”
The International Association of Fire Fighters Local 140 represents the over 1500 men and women of the Metro Nashville Fire Department. From advocating effective public policy to caring for families of the fallen, IAFF Local 140 provides a broad range of services for their members and the community at large.
“We know Megan is the right choice for public safety,” said Mark Young, President of IAFF Local 140. “These men and women are answering nearly 600 emergency calls everyday throughout Davidson County. We know Megan has a great passion for public safety and making sure we have the resources that are needed to keep my members and the citizens of Nashville safe.”
The endorsement of Nashville fire fighters continues the forward momentum of the Megan Barry campaign, who have received to date a broad coalition of support including The Nashville Business Coalition, the Central Labor Council, Nashville teachers, Metro employees and a host of leaders from business, faith and non-profit arenas.
“Our campaign is about all of Nashville. I’m proud to have earned the support of Nashville’s fire fighters and I’ll keep fighting to earn every vote I can until election day,” said Barry.