Another big endorsement for Jim Coughlan!

Poughkeepsie, NY – The Dutchess County Deputy Sheriff’s Police Benevolent Association (PBA) officially endorsed Dutchess County Comptroller for re-election on Tuesday.

“I am pleased to announce that the Dutchess County Deputy Sheriff’s Police Benevolent Association supports and endorses Jim Coughlan for another term as Dutchess County Comptroller. Jim’s effectiveness as Comptroller has enabled the County to stay on the right track and financially support Dutchess County’s Law Enforcement,” said PBA President Richard Brenner.

The Dutchess County Deputy Sheriff’s PBA consists of 104 members that serve Dutchess County’s 300,000 residents in its 30 towns, cities, and villages.

“I am pleased to have earned the support of Dutchess County’s finest men and women for re-election as Comptroller. As the independent voice of the taxpayers I work hard every day as their fiscal watchdog,” said Jim Coughlan.

Jim, 49, is a graduate of Providence College and Roger Williams Law School. For 9 years he managed business units throughout Asia; and, for 5 years he practiced Finance and Patent Litigation in New York City. His specialty is Japanese and Chinese infringement.

Coughlan (R,C,I) has run twice with the Republican and Conservative Party lines for Dutchess County Comptroller and ran unopposed, with the additional Independence endorsement, for a second term in 2013. He lives in Rhinecliff with his wife, Sharon and his son, Wesley.