MOLINE, ILLINOIS (October 14, 2021) — The following is a statement from Mike Halpin, Democratic candidate for the State Senate and State Representative for the 72nd District:

“I stand in solidarity with the UAW members striking at John Deere today. Union workers are the backbone of our economy and should always be treated with respect. That means earning a fair wage, having fair workplace rules, and being able to retire with dignity. I’m calling on John Deere to come back to the bargaining table to listen to what employees are asking for.”

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