Building and Construction Trades Council of Rockland County Endorses Mike Lawler in State Assembly Race

September 21, 2020

“Mike has shown consistent support for construction workers and their families.” 

New City, NY. 9/21/20 … The Building and Construction Trades Council of Rockland County, the local chapter of one of the largest unions in New York State, endorsed Mike Lawler in his race for the 97th Assembly District today.
In backing Mike Lawler, the Building and Construction Trades Council of Rockland County is supporting a candidate who stands strong with organized labor and for continued economic growth for all Rockland County residents.


Lawler, who is running on a platform of economic growth, responsible development, and investment in Rockland County, spoke about the importance of the Building and Construction Trades Council of Rockland County’s endorsement.


“It’s an honor to have the support of the hard-working men and women of the Building and Construction Trades Council of Rockland County,” said Lawler. “Their middle-class members are the backbone of Rockland’s economy and I’m looking forward to working with them in January as a member of the New York State Assembly.”


“Their contributions to our county are irreplaceable and I’m thankful to have the support of thousands of their members from all across Rockland County.”


The NYS Building & Construction Trades Council currently represents over 200,000 unionized construction workers in New York State.


“The Rockland County Building and Construction Trades Council is pleased to endorse your candidacy for New York State Assembly District 97.” said John Maraia Jr., President of the Building and Construction Trades Council of Rockland County. “Mike has shown consistent support for construction workers and their families.”


“The Rockland County Building and Construction Trades wishes you the best this November.”


Lawler is running on the Republican, Conservative, Independence and Serve America Movement lines.


Mike Lawler is a lifelong Rockland County resident and graduate of Suffern High School. In 2009, Mike earned a degree in Business Administration, with a double major in Accounting and Finance, from Manhattan College, where he was named the Valedictorian of his graduating class.


Mike currently serves as Deputy Town Supervisor in Orangetown under Supervisor Teresa Kenny and previously worked in the Westchester County Executive’s Office as an advisor to Rob Astorino, where he dealt with issues ranging from the county budget to public policy and community outreach initiatives. In addition, Mike previously served as Executive Director of the State Republican Party, helping elect candidates to federal, state, and local office.


Mike is also a successful small businessman who founded his own government affairs and public relations firm.


Mike and his wife Doina live in Pearl River, NY.