Largest Union Representing Firefighters Across New Jersey Leads Efforts on Behalf of Mayor Lora’s Team Passaic
PASSAIC, NJ – The New Jersey State Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association (NJFMBA) announced their support for the re-election of Mayor Hector C. Lora and council members Councilmen Jose “Joe” Garcia, Terrence Love, and Daniel Schwartz.
“The NJ State FMBA is supporting Mayor Hector Lora as well as Councilmen Jose “Joe” Garcia, Terrence Love, and Daniel Schwartz in the City of Passaic,” said Ed Donnelly, President of the NJ FMBA. “Mayor Lora is committed to working with the Passaic Fire Department to ensure the safety and security of residents and families as well as the city’s firefighters.”
Mayor Hector C. Lora has publicly applauded the work of all the members of the city’s fire department for their professionalism and bravery.
“Mayor Lora and his running mates on the council have proven their support and commitment to the men and women of the Passaic Fire Department,” said Ed Donnelly, President of the NJ FMBA. “It is important that firefighters stand together and support elected officials that understand and appreciate the important job being done by our members throughout the state.”
“For decades the NJFMBA has fought for issues that matter to firefighters in our city and across New Jersey,” said Firefighter Dave Montalvo, President of FMBA Local 13. “Mayor Lora has shown that he understands how important it is that City Hall work with us as partners to keep Passaic safe, and that’s why we applaud the NJFMBA’s decision.”
“It is important that elected officials recognize that the work of firefighters goes way behind fighting fires,” said Jason Ayala, President, Passaic FMBA Local 213. “Our members are committed to building a better Passaic for everyone, and value the commitment Mayor Lora has shown in this regard.”
“I am humbled and thankful by the support from the New Jersey State FMBA. Fire protection is an important consideration for urban mayors, and as Mayor I view our men and women serving in the fire department as a first line of defense in keeping our residents safe,” said Mayor Lora
“I have seen our Fire Department in action, and the work of our fire fighters is a crucial part of our public safety. I am proud of each member’s dedication and commitment to the City,” added Mayor Lora.