Richardson raises money for McGinty

Published by James O'Toole on .

Calling on the Clinton alumni network, Katie McGinty, one of the Democratic candidates for governor, was to raise money in Philadelphia Thursday night at an event headlined by former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson.

McGinty and Richardson served together in the Clinton administration.  McGinty chaired the White House Council on Environmental Quality while Richardson served as secretary of energy.

“Katie is a long-time friend and colleague. Over the years, I have seen Katie support an agenda that cuts pollution, supports new energy technologies, and makes clear that the economy thrives when the environment is protected.'' Mr. Richardson said in a  statement released by the campaign  "Now, I am determined to do all I can to elect her governor.

Ms McGinty, a former state secretary of environmental protection, was endorsed earlier by Mr. Clinton's vice president, Al Gore.

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