NEW VIDEO: DAGA & Democratic Attorneys General Thank Essential Workers on the Frontlines of the COVID-19 Response
April 30, 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Just ahead of International Workers’ Day, the Democratic Attorneys General Association (DAGA) released a new video, “Thank You,” featuring Democratic Attorneys General from across the country thanking essential workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response. The video also highlights the Democratic AG coalition’s commitment to fighting for the protections and resources essential workers need to confront the pandemic.
“To the people who are putting their lives on the line to help our families and communities battle this global health crisis: thank you,” said Sean Rankin, Executive Director for the Democratic Attorneys General Association. “Democratic AGs have a clear track record of fighting for workers’ rights, and this crisis highlights the need to ensure protections for workers no matter the situation. Democratic AGs will keep fighting for the resources and protections our frontline workers need to do their jobs, especially under these dangerous conditions.”
The video features: DAGA Co-Chairs Oregon AG Ellen Rosenblum and Massachusetts AG Maura Healey, Colorado AG Phil Weiser, Connecticut AG William Tong, Delaware AG Kathy Jennings, Illinois AG Kwame Raoul, Iowa AG Tom Miller, Michigan AG Dana Nessel, Minnesota AG Keith Ellison, Nevada AG Aaron Ford, New York AG Tish James, North Carolina AG Josh Stein, Pennsylvania AG Josh Shapiro, Vermont AG TJ Donovan, Virginia AG Mark Herring, Washington AG Bob Ferguson, and Wisconsin AG Josh Kaul.
Millions of Americans are facing health-related or financial challenges as a result of COVID-19, and many of our communities continue to struggle with testing needs and a lack of protective equipment for medical professionals and others on the front lines. Democratic AGs will continue to fight for their communities including frontline workers. Here’s the latest look at what Democratic AGs are doing to protect people.