The Columbian newspaper has endorsed Representative Larry Hoff for re-election in Washington State’s 18th Legislative District. Just days after The Columbian held its Editorial Board interview with both candidates, the Editors sided with Rep. Hoff saying, “In the 18th Legislative District race for representative, Position 2, there is a clear choice.” … “The Columbian Editorial Board recommends incumbent Republican Larry Hoff for the position.” In reaction Representative Hoff said, “I’m pleased that the Editorial Board of the Columbian understands that the Legislature needs fiscally sound voices to help lead us out of the challenges that Washington faces.”
The Washington State Council of Fire Fighters has endorsed Representative Larry Hoff for re-election to State Representative in Washington’s 18th Legislative District. Hoff was informed of the endorsement by letter, from Council President Dennis J. Lawson. “I am extremely honored and humbled to receive the endorsement of the Washington State Council of Fire Fighters. Today all we have to do is look outside at our smoke filled skies to gain an appreciation of how important our fire fighters are to towns, cities, and State. We pray for their safety and swift victory over the current fires that are burning across the western United States.”
From their website, “Founded in 1939, the Washington State Council of Fire Fighters (WSCFF) has worked to provide our membership the best possible working conditions and the safest possible working environment, along with fair compensation and benefits. The Council is comprised of more than 9,000 fire fighters, EMTs, and paramedics organized into 129 affiliated local unions of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF).”
The Washington Hospitality Association has endorsed Larry Hoff for State Representative in the 18th Legislative District. In a letter to Hoff the Association said, “On behalf of the member s of the Washington Hospitality Association, we are pleased to formally endorse you for election to the Washington State House of Representatives. We recognize your commitment and service to your community, district and the hospitality industry in Washington State.” “I am grateful for the endorsement by the Washington Hospitality Association. They represent a section of the business community that has been hit hard by COVID-19 restrictions. Roughly 200,000 employees in the Washington hospitality industry are out of work. They need strong advocates in Olympia to help them stay on their feet and get back to as soon as possible,” Hoff said in reaction.
The Washington Food Industry Association has endorsed Larry Hoff for re-election for State Representative in Washington’s 18th Legislative District.
“I am truly grateful for the support of the Washington Food Industry association. In these difficult times we’ve all gained a new appreciation for all those who are involved with making sure the grocery store shelves are full and that food makes it to our tables. To have the backing of the WFIA is a special honor.“ , Hoff said in reaction.
According to their website, ” WFIA represents the grocery & convenience store industries. Our issues are very broad yet unique. Some of our issues include labor, transportation, food waste, sustainability, and taxes. The Association advocates the interests of the independent grocery and convenience store industries on state legislative and regulatory issues that could significantly impact the business operations of our retailer and wholesaler member companies. Our strength is in our members and WFIA represents unique and diverse members in every corner of the state.”
The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Washington PAC has endorsed Larry Hoff for State Representative in Washington’s 18th Legislative district. According to their website, “NFIB is the voice of small business, advocating on behalf of America’s small and independent business owners, both in Washington, D.C., and in all 50 state capitals. NFIB is nonprofit, nonpartisan, and member-driven. Since our founding in 1943, NFIB has been exclusively dedicated to small and independent businesses” In reaction to the endorsement Representative Hoff said, “The backbone of our economy is all of our small businesses in Washington. I’m more than proud to have their endorsement.”