COLUMN: CAMPAIGN NOTEBOOK
Police union backs Kujawski
WEBSTER - The police union is endorsing the re-election bid of state Rep. Paul J. Kujawski, D-Webster.
In a statement, theInternational Brotherhood of Police Officers Local 428 said Mr. Kujawski has been a staunch supporter and advocate of public safety legislative initiatives and has been responsible for a steady stream of grant funding that has benefited the department.
"Paul has continually been an integral part of this community," Officer Timothy M. Moran, president of Local 428, said. "In this day and age of current voter contempt for all incumbents, I believe that the entire district would suffer severely if Paul Kujawski were not re-elected."
"He's a hard charger and is always more than willing to help anyone out whenever he can," added Officer Daniel DiFusco, union secretary-treasurer.
Mr. Kujawski, who has served eight consecutive terms, is being challenged again by former Uxbridge Selectman Kevin J. Kuros. Mr. Kujawski defeated the Republican in 2008.
The 8th Worcester District consists of Douglas, Dudley, Webster, Precinct 4 in Oxford and Precinct 3 in Uxbridge.
Brown endorses Wesley for Congress
HOPEDALE - Republican U.S. Sen. Scott Brown has endorsed 2nd Congressional District U.S. Rep.candidate Thomas A. Wesley of Hopedale.
"On. November 2, the people of Massachusetts are ready to send another message to Washington," Mr. Brown said. "Right now we need new independent voices in Washington who will fight for more jobs, lower taxes and stand up to the...