- June 30, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
Prominent leaders in the labor movement, business community and politics on Tuesday attended Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s $10,000-a-ticket fundraiser in New York City as he faces multiple controversies and calls for his resignation from elected officials in New York.
The crowd at the fundraiser included more than 170 people, according to a person familiar with the event — underscoring the institutional support Cuomo continues to draw from longtime supporters as he has given every indication he will run for a fourth term in 2022.
Those in attendance included labor allies of the governor’s, including 1199SEIU President George Gresham, New York State AFL-CIO President Mario Cilento, Gary LabBarbera of the Building and Construction Trades Council, Dennis Trainor and Bob Masters of the Communications Workers of America and Kyle Bragg of 32BJ.
Brooklyn Democratic Chairwoman Rodneyse Bichotte, Manhattan Democratic Chairman Keith Wright. St Island Democratic…