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1st C.D.: Opposing privatization plan gets Altschuler union support
GOP congressional candidate Randy Altschuler’s recent stand against the sale of Suffolk County’s John J. Foley nursing home in Yaphank has helped him net the backing of the 6,500-member Association of Municipal Employees.
The union’s endorsement, which will be formally announced in Riverhead on Tuesday, is a reversal of the stand the union took by backing Rep. Tim Bishop (D-Southampton) two...