Press Release - NYC PAC De Blasio Endorsement, September 2017

ACEC New York City PAC Announces Endorsement of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio for Re-Election

NEW YORK, September 11, 2017 -The Political Action Committee of the American Council of Engineering Companies of New York (ACEC New York) – the voice of the consulting engineering industry – announced today its endorsement of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio for re-election.  
Founded in 1921, ACEC New York represents over 270 member firms throughout New York State that collectively employ close to 25,000 people, with a concentrated presence of firms located in New York City, whose members engage in every discipline of engineering related to the built environment including civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, environmental, and geotechnical fields.

Jay Simson, President of ACEC New York, stated that “The challenges of climate change and our crumbling infrastructure, together with the City’s remarkable population growth, demands that we elect a Mayor who has the willingness and ability to address these challenges. Engineers are problem solvers, and we expect this quality in our Mayor. We are endorsing Mayor Bill de Blasio for re-election because he is committed to building New York City’s sustainable future, and we are proud to stand with him.”

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