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Patrolmen Give Meng the Nod in NY-6

PBA, Peter Vallone Jr. endorse Democrat in upcoming election.

Assemblywoman Grace Meng just got a big endorsement to add to her public safety credentials.

The Patrolman's Benevolent Association backed Meng's candidacy on Monday, praising the assemblywoman for her stance on microstamping legislation.

PBA President Pat Lynch said Meng "will be a strong fighter in Washington to make sure we have all the federal resources we need to keep our city safe from threats originating both at home and abroad." 

In addition to the PBA nod, City Councilman Peter Vallone Jr., chair of the council's public safety committee, also endorsed Meng.

“As Public Safety Chair, I need Grace in Washington to help New York City get its fair share of anti-terror funding to continue to keep the city safe," Vallone said. 

Meng has taken her fair share of flack from her opponent, Dan Halloran, on public safety issues. Last month, , slamming Meng for her answer to a question about the Holt amendment this summer.

Harriet Brown September 12, 2012 at 04:22 PM
I am so glad. Grace Meng will be a GREAT member of Congress.

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