End Citizens United endorses Brindisi for Congress in NY-22

Brindisi rejects corporate PAC money, while opponent has taken $270,000 in corporate cash

End Citizens United today endorsed Anthony Brindisi for Congress in New York’s 22nd district. Brindisi is making getting money out of politics a key pillar of his campaign and has pledged not to accept contributions from corporate PACs.

“By taking […]

Stirpe – Drones improve public safety, create jobs and boost Central New York’s economy

Al Stirpe

Getting a bird’s-eye view of vast cropland has the potential to help farmers estimate yields, check on soil health or detect problems with irrigation. Drones can do that. In fact, experts predict that drone technology will help farmers take such a big leap forward in efficiency that agriculture will make up almost […]

Tenney issues statement on Remington Arms layoffs

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) released the following statement after Remington Arms announced that 55 hardworking men and women will be laid off from the Ilion facility:

“Remington Arms has been a staple in Herkimer County for over two hundred years, and I have had the distinct honor of representing their hardworking […]

Tenney announces September mobile office hours with district office staff

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Mobile office hours held by district office staff in eight locations across the 22nd District

Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced mobile office hours with her district office staff for the month of September. Throughout the month of September, staff from Congresswoman Tenney’s New Hartford and Binghamton offices will be available […]

Brindisi releases part 1 of his infrastructure plan in Bingham

Brindisi: My plan paves a way to keep city taxes from rising and it creates local trades jobs

State Assemblyman and NY-22 Congressional Candidate Anthony Brindisi, unveiled Part 1 of his Infrastructure plan for Binghamton and the Southern Tier today. Brindisi said this phase of the plan has one urgent focus before it […]

Tenney Secures Over $3.3 Million in Federal Grants to Help End Poverty in Broome County

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced that she secured over $3.3 Million in federal funding for the City of Binghamton and the Town of Union in Broome County. The City of Binghamton will receive $1,716,921 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding, $356,682 in HOME program funding and $156,228 Emergency Solutions Grant […]

Election Day Hotline to ensure voter access during Sept. 12 primary; locate polling place

Voters Experiencing Problems Can Call 800-771-7755 or email civil.rights@ag.ny.gov between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. Tuesday

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman reminded voters today that his office has created a hotline to help troubleshoot and resolve a range of issues and barriers encountered by voters at the polls during the primary election Tuesday, Sept. 12, […]

Did you know?

New York has the most playgrounds (per square root of the population), 0.5749, which is 17.4 times more than in Hialeah, Fla., the city with the fewest at 0.0330.

See more at https://wallethub.com/edu/best-cities-for-families/4435/.

State Comptroller DiNapoli issues statement on DACA

State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli issued the following statement on DACA:

“The Trump Administration’s decision to end DACA today was cruel, immoral and un-American. It is a dark moment in our nation’s history. There are 800,000 young people, more than 40,000 of them New Yorkers, who have met the educational requirements and background checks to earn […]

Schneiderman, Cuomo: State is suing EPA over Eastern Long Island Sound disposal site designation

Lawsuit Filed By New York State Cites Ocean Dumping Act And Coastal Zone Management Act Violations And EPA’s Failure To Address Environmental Impacts On The Long Island Sound

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that New York State has filed a lawsuit against the United States Environmental Protection Agency […]

Magee’s bill to strengthen farm cideries becomes law

Bill Magee

Assemblyman Bill Magee (D-Nelson) announced that legislation he authored to allow farm cideries to sell their products to all licensed wineries and cideries has been signed into law (Ch. 171 of 2017).

“Agriculture is the backbone of our state. We should be doing all we can to cut red tape for producers […]

Tenney calls on Federal Highway Administration to address New York’s violation of federal law

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Tenney Expresses Concern Over New York State’s Commercialization of Interstate Rest Areas

Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) urged the Federal Highway Administration to hold New York state accountable for its violation of established federal law through the commercialization of rest areas on interstate highway I-81 in Binghamton.

According to 23 USC 111 […]