HARRIMAN, NY – IBEW Local 363, the local chapter of one of the largest unions in New York State, endorsed Mike Lawler in his race for the 97th Assembly District.
This is Lawler’s second major labor endorsement in consecutive weeks. He is coming off a strong endorsement from the Laborers Local 754. (View video below) Lawler has currently raised over $150k for his campaign.
“Mike is a supporter of the middle-class men and women of Rockland County” said Sam Fratto, business manager of the IBEW Local 363. “Mike has a proven track record of supporting organized labor and has never wavered from it.”
“We’re thrilled to have his back and look forward to working with him as our next Assemblyman here in the 97th District.”
Lawler, who has been vocal on his platform of economic growth, responsible development, and investment in Rockland County, spoke about the importance of the IBEW Local 363’s endorsement.
“It’s an honor to have the support of the hard-working men and women of the IBEW Local 363,” said Lawler. “Their middle-class members are the backbone of Rockland’s economy and I’m looking forward to working with them in January as a member of the New York State Assembly.”
Watch the full Press Conference below –
The IBEW represents approximately 775,000 active members and retirees who work in a wide variety of fields, including utilities, construction, telecommunications, broadcasting, manufacturing, railroads and government.
Rockland County PBA Endorse Diviny and Donohue for Orangetown Town Council
ORANGETOWN, NY – Rockland County PBA announces the endorsement of Tom Diviny and Brian Donohue for Orangetown Town Council.
“Your commitment to the law enforcement community is well recognized and we believe you are well qualified to serve the people of the Town of Orangetown. We look forward to continuing to work with you towards the same goal of a safer Town of Orangetown.” said Rockland County PBA President Larry Ayers.
First Elected in 2009, Tom Diviny is a lifelong Orangetown resident and a 1988 graduate of Pearl River High School. He is a small business owner, married his wife Joy, another lifelong Orangetown resident, and Pearl River High School graduate, in 2006. Tom and Joy live in Pearl River with their two children, Addison and Finn. Tom’s brother Tim, sisters Ellen and Tara, and mother Grace, all live in Rockland.
Brian Donohue is a partner in a Home Health Care Company helping the elderly live independently in their homes and employing over 40 people locally. Brian is also a teaching assistant in the Clarkstown school district.
After graduating from the University of Scranton in 1994, he began a successful 20-year career with Bear Stearns / JPMorgan, culminating as Managing Director for the institutional equity trading division.
Brian and his wife Colleen, a community health nurse at Nyack Home Care, are 18-year residents of Pearl River, where they raise their three children Ryan, Brendan, and Caitlyn. Brian has also volunteered his time coaching his children’s sports teams, as well as serving as a board member on the Pearl River High School Lacrosse Attack Club.
Meet Dave Perry – Candidate for Suffern Trustee
SUFFERN, NY – Dave Perry is a special education teacher in New York City. Previously, Dave worked on the New York Stock Exchange in a member firm regulation. Dave graduated from Manhattan College, where he met his wife Margaret.
Read below the story on how Dave met his future wife Margaret.
They have lived in Suffern for 20 years, where they are raising their two children.