December 15, 2015      4:46 PM
Texas AFL-CIO announces Jeff Rotkoff as new Campaigns Director
Kara Sheehan to serve as Field Organizer
Jeff Rotkoff, longtime advisor to
Houston Democratic mega donor Steve Mostyn, was tapped this week as the new Campaigns
Director for the Texas AFL-CIO.
a campaign cycle that is already testing how far national and Texas politics
can move rightward, the Texas AFL-CIO and our allies offer an alternative
vision that focuses on building better lives for working people and pursuing a
Raising Wages Agenda," said the group’s president John Patrick.
Rotkoff will add a proven strong voice to our
political program and begin the process of renewing our state's fundamental
priorities so we can help build a better future for all working families, not
just a privileged few."
said the hire underscores the central importance of legislation and politics to
working families and the commitment of the Texas AFL-CIO to advance the
interests of working families.
am honored and humbled to join the Texas AFL-CIO in the movement to bring
political power and economic opportunity to every Texas family," Rotkoff said.
state labor federation also announced that it has hired Kara Sheehan to serve as Field Organizer.
full announcement can be found here.