WAPPINGERS FALLS, NY—The re-election campaign of Senator Sue Serino announced today her bid for re-election has been officially endorsed by the NYS Nurses Association. Serino recently joined a group of Putnam County nurses, as well as Senator Terrence Murphy, and Assemblyman Kevin Byrne—who also covers parts of Putnam County—at a rally event where the announcement was made.
“The New York State Nurses Association is proud to endorse three proven lawmakers from the Hudson Valley for re-election: State Senators Terrence Murphy and Sue Serino and Assemblyman Kevin Byrne. These three public servants are champions for New Yorkers, fighting for the middle class and our kids as well as supporting New York’s safe staffing bill so that all patients get the care they deserve. These lawmakers have always stood side by side with our union brothers and sisters, and they have been partners with NYSNA as we welcome our new members from Putnam Valley Hospital,” said Tara Martin, NYSNA State Political Director.
In accepting the endorsement, Senator Sue Serino said, “I am not only honored to have the support of the NYS Nurses Association this election year, I am truly humbled. Our nurses here in our community, and across the state, are on the front lines when it comes to providing high quality healthcare and they serve New Yorkers with an unparalleled level of passion and compassion. I am incredibly grateful for their support in this election, and I thank them for their selfless commitment and dedication to ensuring the health and safety of all New Yorkers. I will continue working just as hard to ensure that the voices of nurses are heard in Albany as they work for us each and every day.”
The NYS Nurses Association is the state’s largest union and professional association for registered nurses and represents 42,000 members across the state. Together, they work tirelessly to improve quality healthcare and who stand together to support nurses who are on the frontlines of healthcare each and every day.