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VA-05 Candidate Tom Perriello in Martinsville July 7


Democratic Congressional candidate Tom Perriello will be in Martinsville July 7 at 11 a.m.o announce his 7-point economic revival plan. In an area that has been hard hit by NAFTA’s less than American worker friendly agenda, Tom has turned his results driven attention to the problems.

In what is now a bygone era, Martinsville-Henry County was a booming area with companies like Bassett Furniture, DuPont, and Tultex driving the economy. Good wages, lower cost of living helped turn the area into a thriving haven.

Enter NAFTA.

Goodbye to a thriving furniture industry led by Hooker, Bassett and Stanley Furniture companies, goodbye Tultex and Dupont. and just this week American of Martinsville announced it will layoff 400 workers by the end of August.

On Monday, Perriello will be joined by local Union leaders and members and some of the displaced workers and their families.

Where: Historic Martinsville Court House
1 Main St., Martinsville, VA

Date: Monday, July 7, 2008

Time: 11 a.m.

Please come out and support Tom and his candidacy. Working families in Virginia’s 5th Congressional District needs leadership in Washington that will help restore real American values to America’s working families.

Visit Perriello’s website at;

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