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Operating Engineers 324 Endorses Popps and Cross in Muskegon County Commission Races

Operating Engineers 324 Endorses Popps and Cross in Muskegon County Commission Races

Candidates Understand the Value of Job Training and Rebuilding our Infrastructure

MUSKEGON –– Operating Engineers 324 today endorsed two candidates Muskegon County Commission because of their commitment

Senator Debbie Stabenow and Brandon Popps

to job training, rebuilding our infrastructure and working families.

OE 324 is endorsing state Brandon Popps, who’s running as a Democrat in the 5th District, and Benjamin Cross, the incumbent County Commissioner for the 2nd District.

“OE 324 is committed to helping rebuild Muskegon’s infrastructure. We need more partners on the Muskegon County Commission who value smart infrastructure

investment, working people and the middle class. That’s why we’re proud to endorse Brandon Popps and Benjamin Cross,” said OE 324 Business Manager Douglas W. Stockwell.

Popps is an OE 324 Business Representative. Cross has served as Chair of the County Commission since 2017.

“Job training is job one for Operating Engineers 324 and both County Commissioner Benjamin Cross and Brandon Popps understand the value of training the skilled tradespeople of tomorrow. We are proud to stand with them and work together to move Muskegon County forward,” said Operating Engineers 324 President Ken Dombrow.

Popps said he is honored by the endorsement.

Benjamin Cross, County Commissioner

“I’m proud to be endorsed by the men and women of OE 324. As a construction worker, I know how important it is to grow good-paying jobs right here at home in Muskegon County. If I am elected to the County Commission, I will make infrastructure investment, broadband and natural gas pipelines, especially in our rural communities, my top priorities,” Brandon Popps said.