Representative Casey Endorsed by the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) in the CD1 race


[PROVIDENCE, RI August 7, 2023] In a significant show of support, Representative Stephen Casey, EMT/Firefighter, Woonsocket, has been endorsed by the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF). The endorsement was personally announced by IAFF's General President, Edward Kelly, who spoke highly of Casey's commitment to public service and his embodiment of the values cherished by firefighters.


IAFF President Edward Kelly, a distinguished figure in the firefighting community, praised Casey's dedication to putting others first and highlighted his outstanding contributions to the community. He firmly believes that Casey's track record of selflessness, integrity, and honor makes him the ideal candidate to represent the people in Congress.


"As a firefighter, Stephen has dedicated his 17 ½ year career to putting others first. He has made a difference in the community and will make a difference in Congress, relying on the values he's emodied as a firefighter: honor, integrity, and selflessness. He’s the voice our country needs right now," said Edward Kelly.


The endorsement by IAFF is a testament to Representative Casey's deep-rooted commitment to public service and his unwavering dedication to the well-being of his constituents. It reflects the strong belief that Casey's experience as a firefighter equips him with the skills and mindset required to tackle the pressing issues facing the nation.


"I am deeply honored and humbled to receive the endorsement of the International Association of Fire Fighters," said Representative Stephen Casey. "Throughout my career as a firefighter, I have witnessed the importance of unity, selflessness, and hard work. These are the values that I will carry with me to Congress as I continue to work tirelessly for the betterment of our communities and our country."


The endorsement by IAFF adds to Representative Stephen Casey's growing list of supporters. Casey also received the endorsement of the esteemed Rhode Island State Association of Firefighters (RISAFF) locals in his bid for Congress in Rhode Island Congressional District 1. Casey is also being supported by numerous industry and business groups, showcasing his ability to build bridges across different sectors and garner broad-based backing. With this new endorsement, Casey's campaign gains momentum as he seeks to bring his unique perspective, dedication, and values to the legislative forefront.