Albany, NY – Last evening, the Conservative Party of New York State, honored Senate Majority Leader John J. Flanagan, Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis and Rockland County Chairman William R. Beckmann for the work they have done to keep the Conservative Torch alive in New York State.

Senate Majority Leader John J. Flanagan was presented with the Defender of Life Award by State Chairman Michael R. Long for being there throughout his career to protect the sanctity of life of innocent unborn children through their natural death. Sen. Flanagan, in accepting the award, thanked the Conservative Party for its set of standards that they do not deviate from no matter how the winds blow. Senator Flanagan has never waived in his staunch pro-life stance thereby earning the Party’s Defender of Life Award.

Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis was presented with the Profile in Courage Award, by Chairman Long, forgoing against all odds to run for Mayor of New York City in 2017. When accepting the award, Assemblywoman Malliotakis, said that it was her honor to be the person to represent the people in New York City who wanted the chance to make every aspect of their lives better in the city that has a history of creating opportunities for those who choose to work hard to achieve their dreams.

Rockland County Chairman William R. Beckmann received the J. Daniel Mahoney Award for the work that he has done to further the conservative principles that the Party’s long time Chair and founding member set in 1962. Chairman Beckmann was humbled to receive the award and honored to be recognized for the work he continues to do on a daily basis.