Miller Says NYS Must Echo Fed’s “Entitlement Reform” Plan

Brian Miller

Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I-New Hartford) issues statement on ‘entitlement reform’:

“There are a lot of people suffering in this state – too many. New York is taxing residents right out of state. One of the largest drivers of state spending is social programs like Medicaid, welfare and unemployment. […]

Tenney Calls for appeal of FEMA’s denial of major disaster declaration for Upstate New York

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Invites FEMA administrator to visit New York to survey devastation from summer flooding

Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) is calling for an immediate appeal of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) decision on December 6 to deny a major disaster declaration for the 15 Upstate counties impacted by […]

New York Green Business Program

The Department of Environmental Conservation recently launched the New York Green Business Program and is accepting applications through Friday, Dec. 15. NYGB is a free and voluntary program that provides recognition and benefits to businesses that have a strong commitment to sustainability. Businesses that join the program receive recognition from the State, are able […]

Tenney announces November mobile office hours with district office staff

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced mobile office hours with her district office staff for the month of November. Throughout the month of November, staff from Congresswoman Tenney’s New Hartford and Binghamton offices will be available at the following locations to provide assistance to constituents facing issues with federal agencies.

“Mobile office […]

Tenney issues statement on New York City terror attack

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) released the following statement after the tragic terror attack on New York City:

“Our hearts break for the victims of today’s horrific terror attack in New York City that killed eight and injured eleven. We are grateful to the NYPD and our first responders, our front […]

Schneiderman issues statement on Manhattan terror attack

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued the following statement on the terror attack in lower Manhattan:

“Today’s attack was a senseless and cowardly act of terror against our city, our state, and our country. Like all New Yorkers, I am grateful for the NYPD and all of our first responders, who work tirelessly and courageously […]

Law authored by Stirpe, Valesky reduces fees imposed on small-scale food businesses

Al Stirpe

David J. Valesky

Assemblyman Al Stirpe (D-Cicero) and Senator David Valesky (D-Oneida) announced that a bill they authored to create two-tiered fee structure for licensing food producers has been signed into law (Ch. 400 of 2017).

Until now, the license for opening a food production facility has cost the same regardless […]

New Yorkers could lose $72 billion in reported state, local tax deductions under Trump plan

Yesterday, I released a report that finds New York residents stand to lose more than $72 billion in reported deductions for income and property taxes if current proposals to eliminate the state and local deduction are implemented.

The report shows how New Yorkers would lose valuable deductions under the proposed changes to the federal tax […]

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 […]