Today, the Los Angeles County Business Federation (BizFed) enthusiastically announced its endorsement of Supervisor Kathryn Barger’s re-election campaign. BizFed is proud to unite more than 240 diverse business organizations representing nearly 420,000 employers with over 5 million employees in Southern California. BizFed speaks for the diverse and innovative economic drivers of Los Angeles County.
“Kathryn Barger has a proven record of pragmatic, solutions-oriented leadership that has gone a long way towards advancing economic growth and business development in Los Angeles County,” said Aaron Taxy, Chair of the Los Angeles County Business Federation PAC.
“Her independent voice and focus on improving the lives of her district’s constituents has a ripple effect and is a tremendous service to all of us throughout the county. BizFed PAC is proud to endorse Supervisor Barger for re-election and looks forward to her continued success and partnership. Her diligent work to enhance public safety, address the region’s housing and homelessness crisis, and support local businesses is impactful and makes a difference.”
Supervisor Barger commented on BizFed’s role and the meaningful partnership they offer Los Angeles County.
“BizFed has been a constant champion for local business including investing and growing jobs in Los Angeles County,” said Supervisor Barger. “They truly have their finger on the pulse of the needs of our business community. I appreciate their bottom-up approach because it helps me bring holistic solutions to our county. BizFed’s input on homelessness, transit, economic development and other key issues has been essential and informed some of my most pressing policy work.”
BizFed’s endorsement joins the growing diverse coalition supporting Supervisor Barger’s campaign, including the Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles, Los Angeles / Orange County Building and Construction Trades Council, the National Women's Political Caucus, and a dozen local public sector unions including firefighters, social workers, district attorneys and deputy sheriffs.
Supervisor Barger also has the support of over 40 Fifth District mayors and council members. More information about her 2024 re-election campaign can be found at www.kathrynbarger.com.