News and Updates

Press Release: RETURN OF ECO JAMES DAVEY TO DUTY

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

PBA of New York State Salutes Return of ECO James Davey to duty;

Urges Action On Measure To Protect Livelihood Of Members Injured In Line-Of-Duty.

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Media outlets reporting on the PBA of NYS and towns lobbying to address Forest Ranger shortages

Monday, November 27, 2017

North Country Public Radio and the Albany Times Union newspaper both reported on the PBA of NYS' and several towns' efforts to lobby the state on the importance of increasing the Forest Ranger ranks to better enable the force to respond to rescues and deliver services to those accessing New York's wilderness areas.  

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The PBA of NYS Urges Voters to Support Ballot Proposal #3 Forest Preserve Land Bank Amendment

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

For Immediate Release:

November 1, 2017

The Police Benevolent Association of New York State (PBA of New York State) has announced its support for Ballot Proposal #3 on the New York state ballot this election day. If approved the Forest Preserve Land Bank Amendment will create a land bank, which will allow local governments to request Forest Preserve land for qualifying projects in exchange for the state adding 250 new acres to the Forest Preserve.

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