FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JUNE 24, 2019
Phone: (518) 888-5776
Mayor Madden Endorsed by U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand
Troy, NY – Mayor Patrick Madden’s reelection campaign today announced they have received the endorsement of United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY).
United States Senator Gillibrand said, “Mayor Patrick Madden is a proven leader with the experience necessary to continue moving Troy forward in the right direction. Under his leadership, the city of Troy has grown neighborhoods, repaired infrastructure, and invested in the future of Troy to benefit local families. Mayor Madden will continue to lead on these important issues, and I am pleased to support his reelection.”
Mayor Patrick Madden said, “I am humbled to receive the endorsement of Senator Gillibrand ahead of the Democratic Primary. The city of Troy is incredibly fortunate to have such an active and outspoken representative fighting for our community in Washington. Her support brings a renewed focus on our progress to build a stronger, more resilient city for the benefit of future generations of Trojans.”
Elected on a platform to restore Troy’s finances and improve the city’s neighborhoods, Mayor Patrick Madden is an experienced and proven leader committed to building a brighter future for the Collar City.
Since assuming office in 2016, Mayor Madden has:
- delivered three consecutive balanced budgets
- secured major investments to replace aging water, sewer and transportation infrastructure
- fought to secure funding and essential equipment for Troy’s police and fire departments.
Under his leadership, the City of Troy has received over $250 million in private and public investment, helping to drive economic development, create local jobs, revitalize Troy’s waterfront, and transform vacant former industrial properties into major hubs of housing & economic activity.
Mayor Madden is the unanimously endorsed candidate of the City of Troy Democratic Committee, Working Families Party, and CapitalWomen. A full list of endorsements is available at www.maddenformayor.com/blog
Previously, Patrick served as Executive Director of the Troy Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (TRIP) for 30 years. He also served as a board member for numerous community organizations, including Rensselaer County ARC, the Neighborhood Risk Management Corporation, Joseph’s House and Shelter, Troy Community Land Bank, and the Rensselaer County Ten Year Plan to End Homelessness.
For more information, visit www.maddenformayor.com to sign up for email updates from Patrick and Team Madden.