(April 28, 2014 Boston, MA): Democratic Candidate for Lt. Governor Mike Lake was officially endorsed by Revere City Councilor Steve Morabito this week. In his endorsement, Councilor Morabito cited Lake’s ability to attract businesses to Massachusetts and better the lives for the middle class.
“Through his work as President and CEO of Leading Cities Mike has proven his ability to attract businesses and create jobs,” Morabito said. “As Lieutenant Governor, Mike will be able to expand on this experience to make the Massachusetts economy even stronger with a laserlike focus on helping the middle class.”
Morabito praised Lake’s progressive values and specifically highlighted his advocacy for a higher minimum wage. Morabito argued that Lake would transform the Office of Lieutenant Governor into one that is accessible to the people of the Commonwealth.
“Mike believes in empowering citizens of the Commonwealth to overcome difficulties through economic and social justice. By electing Mike Lake our next Lieutenant Governor, Massachusetts will have an advocate for the people who will work day in and day out to make a difference for families and individuals,” Morabito said.
“I am honored to have the support of Councilor Morabito. He has been an effective champion for the middle class and has worked to create opportunities for families in Revere,” Lake said. “I look forward to working with Councilor Morabito to bring more jobs to Revere and the region.
Lake was appointed by President Clinton as Special Assistant for White House Operations and is the President and CEO of Leading Cities, an international organization that focuses on exchanging solutions to municipal challenges and creating jobs through business development. Lake was also endorsed by former Governor and Democratic presidential nominee Michael Dukakis and his wife Kitty.
More info on Lake and the campaign can be found at http://www.ElectMikeLake.com.