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Teachers union backs Ige over Abercrombie for governor

HSTA encourages other labor groups to support the senator

By Derrick DePledge

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 17, 2014

~~<p>The Hawaii State Teachers Association on Sunday endorsed state Sen. David Ige in the Democratic primary for governor and urged other unions to consider Ige as a viable alternative to Gov. Neil Abercrombie.</p>
<p>The 13,500-member teachers union, which had backed Abercrombie in 2010, cited Ige's strong support for public education and public school teachers.</p>
~~

The Hawaii State Teachers Association on Sunday endorsed state Sen. David Ige in the Democratic primary for governor and urged other unions to consider Ige as a viable alternative to Gov. Neil Abercrombie.

The 13,500-member teachers union, which had backed Abercrombie in 2010, cited Ige's strong support for public education and public school teachers. Login for more...



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