Presidential candidates gathered at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, on Saturday, August 3 to face questions about their commitment to protecting public services and the working men and women who dedicate their lives to their communities. The forum was an AFSCME member event moderated by HuffPost Washington bureau chief Amanda Terkel and Nevada Independent editor Jon Ralston.
America’s public service workers will make their voices heard in this election. Whether they’re responding to emergency calls, driving our children to school, caring for our most vulnerable, or doing any of the hundreds of jobs AFSCME members perform every day, people in public service deserve respect for their work and to have a voice on the job.
AFSCME sent questionnaires to all announced presidential candidates in both major parties. The candidates below returned the questionnaire and agreed to participate in the 2020 Public Service Forum in Las Vegas: