New York’s Bravest Back Byrne: Assemblyman Earns NYC Uniformed Firefighters Assoc. Endorsement

Posted: October 21, 2020 in 2020 Endorsements, First Responders, Public Safety

(October 21, 2020) – New York, NY – The Uniformed Firefighters Association (UFA) has announced its endorsement of Assemblyman Kevin Byrne for re-election. This endorsement is one of dozens highlighting the support that the Assemblyman has received for re-election from a diverse set of unions, organizations, and community groups.

In a message to its membership announcing the endorsement, UFA President Andrew Ansbro and Vice President Robert Eustace noted that Byrne was among the candidates that “prioritized [the UFA’s] needs …and will continue to do so in the future.”

Assemblyman Byrne thanked the UFA for their endorsement, saying, “I am grateful for the support of the Uniformed Firefighters Association. The men and women who suit up and run into burning buildings are among the bravest and best among us. I have made it a priority as an Assemblyman to advocate for all our first responders. I pledge to never waver in my advocacy. Once again, thank you to the men and women of the NYC’s Bravest for their heartfelt endorsement.”

The UFA endorsement adds to an extensive list of first responderunions that have announced their support of Assemblyman Kevin Byrne for re-election. Byrne has also won the support ofmany other business, healthcare, labor, and community groups.

Below is a list of other notable endorsements:

Utility Workers Union of America Local 1-2

Westchester Putnam Building and Construction Trades

Teamsters No. 456

Local 21 Plumbers & Steamfitters

Affiliated Police Associations of Westchester

Yonkers PBA

Law Enforcement Employees Benevolent Association

Westchester County Corrections Officers Benevolent Association

Westchester County Superior Corrections Officers Association

Lake Mohegan Professional Firefighters I.A.F.F. Local 2956

NYS Troopers PBA

New York City PBA

National Federation of Independent Businesses

New York State Fraternal Order of Police