Ben Ray Luján was born and raised in New Mexico. Ben Ray is the son of a Union worker, and has fought for protections for working families his entire life. He shares the tenacity that UAW members bring to the job each day.
WHY VOTE LUJÁN FOR SENATE?
BEN RAY PROTECTED ORGANIZING WORKERS
In Congress, Ben Ray supported the ‘Protecting the Right to Organize Act’. This legislation ensured that organizing workers were protected as they fought for better benefits, higher wages, and improved working conditions.
BEN RAY IMPLEMENTED TRAINING PROGRAMS TO GROW THE ECONOMY
Ben Ray implemented the DOE (Department of Energy) National Labs Jobs ACCESS Act. An initiative that expanded training and technical skills programs to increase the workforce in the National Labs sector. This built opportunities for working families and young people to find well-paying jobs.
BEN RAY FOUGHT TO LOWER HEALTH CARE AND PRESCRIPTION DRUG COSTS
Ben Ray has fought to ensure that all Americans have access to affordable, quality healthcare. He co-sponsored Medicare for all initiatives, helping to advance efforts to get all Americans the healthcare they deserve. He also co-sponsored the Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act, helping combat the unaffordable costs of life-saving prescription drugs.
Ben Ray has fought his entire career to improve the lives of hardworking New Mexicans. We need someone like him fighting for us, that’s why the UAW endorses Ben Ray Luján for the U.S. Senate.
NEED MORE REASONS TO VOTE LUJÁN?
HERE ARE THREE MORE:
BEN RAY FOUGHT TO RAISE THE MINIMUM WAGE
In Congress, Ben Ray proudly advocated and voted for the Paycheck Fairness Act. This legislation increased the federal minimum wage, ensured workers were paid equally for equal work, and improved pension protections for workers, helping to advance working families.
BEN RAY FOUGHT TO KEEP OUR CHILDREN HEALTHY
Ben Ray saw the devastating effects lacking health care and resources had on children so he took action. In Congress, he sponsored the Child Health Outreach and Mentorship Program Act, ensuring children received the health care coverage they needed and reinstating $100 million in funding to CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program).
BEN RAY SUPPORTED VETERANS AND MILITARY FAMILIES
To recognize the sacrifices of veterans and their families, Ben Ray fought to improve veteran protections and services. He ensured legislation was passed to protect veteran health care, improve veteran work programs and ensure all veterans and military families had access to quality and safe housing.
SO, NOW WHEN SOMEONE ASKS, “WHY SUPPORT BEN RAY LUJÁN?”
YOU KNOW 6 REASONS TO SUPPORT BEN RAY LUJÁN!
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