November 5, 2019

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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand endorses Mayor Madden

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 has proven he has the experience needed to keep Troy moving forward. Under his leadership, Troy has experienced real progress in neighborhood investment, critical upgrades to infrastructure, and stronger financial health. These are accomplishments that help secure a brighter, more resilient future for Troy families. Mayor Madden will continue to lead on these vital issues, and I am proud to endorse him for reelection this November.”

Mayor Patrick Madden said, “I am humbled to receive the endorsement of Senator Gillibrand for reelection on November 5th. The city of Troy is very fortunate to have Senator Gillibrand represent our community in Washington. Her support reaffirms our progress to build a stronger, more resilient future for Troy, and I look forward to working with her closely on issues important to Troy resident and families.”

Mayor Patrick Madden is the endorsed candidate of the Democratic Party and Working Families Party. Patrick has been endorsed by the New York League of Conservation Voters, and CapitalWomen. 

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 four 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
  • invested in parks, green spaces and recreational facilities

Under Mayor Madden’s leadership, the City’s bond rating has improved twice, and the fiscal stress rating has been reduced  by the Office of State Comptroller for each of the last 4 years. During the last four years, the City of Troy under Mayor Madden has benefited from 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.

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.

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