New York State Nurses Association Endorses Michael Blake for Congress (NY-15)

New York, NY

Today, the New York State Nurses Association officially announced their endorsement and unwavering support for Assemblyman Michael Blake’s Congressional Campaign in New York City’s 15th District.


Michael Blake has a proven track record of delivering for Bronx nurses and working families, and, Michael is NYSNA’s choice for Congress in the 15th District in The Bronx to be the voice for nurses in Washington. We’re confident that Michael will address the crisis in patient care and access, protect the rights of workers and will secure resources for Bronx families. Michael Blake has a vision and a plan to bring changes to The Bronx through policy and advocacy. In moments of crisis, we need trusted leadership who will be there for us. Nurses Believe in Michael Blake because he has consistently been a Champion for nurses, healthcare workers and their patients.


— Marva Wade RN, NYSNA Political Action Committee Chair


“Our nurses are healthcare heroes each and every day. In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic when nurses are putting their lives on the line, it is an incredible honor to be endorsed by the New York State nurses for my congressional run. From advocating for safe staffing, to providing personal protective equipment, to ensuring quality and affordable housing for union members in The Bronx, I am committed to being a voice for nurses and their families as the next member of Congress in Washington. As nurses stand up for all of us, I am ready to stand up for our New York nurses in Congress.” – Assemblyman Michael Blake




The New York State Nurses Association is a union of 42,000 frontline nurses standing together for strength at work, our practice, safe staffing, and healthcare for all. We are New York’s largest union and professional association for registered nurses.