Magee’s legislation helping small businesses passes Assembly

Bill Magee

Assemblyman Bill Magee (D-Nelson) announced that legislation he authored to eliminate unnecessary licensing and fees for milk and farm product small businesses passed the Assembly (A.8492).

“Subjecting small-scale milk and farm product dealers to a drawn-out licensing process wastes time and money for both the businesses and the state,” said Magee. “By […]

Tenney denounces Cuomo’s expected veto of $90 million in Lake Ontario relief funding

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Cuomo expected not to approve relief package for victims of flooding; Legislature unanimously approved measure prior to veto

Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) denounced Governor Cuomo’s expected veto of a bipartisan measure to provide $90 million in relief funding for Lake Ontario flood victims and municipalities.

“Families and small business owners […]

Tenney announces June mobile office hours

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced mobile office hours for the month of June.

Throughout the month of June, staff from Congresswoman Tenney’s office will be available at the following locations to provide assistance to constituents facing issues with federal agencies.

For a full list of constituent services, visit tenney.house.gov/services/help-with-a-federal-agency.

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Stirpe: Closing LLC loophole helps strengthen democratic process

Al Stirpe

“Wealthy special interests have bought their way into our elections for far too long. By using limited liability corporations to funnel funds into elections, they’ve corrupted our democracy and eroded public trust. This loophole needs to be closed immediately so voters can rest assured that their elected officials are representing them – […]

Griffo joins Senate in passing Charitable Gaming Act of 2017

Assembly must now act – Following Governor’s veto last year, law still must be changed to allow charities and volunteer groups to sell raffle tickets online and accept credit payments State Senator Joseph Griffo announced today that the New York State Senate has passed the Charitable Gaming Act of 2017, which would allow non-profit charitable […]

Gillibrand announce more than $17 million in DOT funding to upgrade airports throughout Upstate New York

USDOT Funding Will Be Used For Over 36 Infrastructure Projects At Airports Across Upstate New York

Funding Will Be Used For Renovations and Improvements to Operational Efficiency In The Capital Region, Hudson Valley, Southern Tier, Central & Western New York, Rochester-Finger Lakes, Mohawk Valley and The North Country

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten […]

Senate passes Griffo’s bill to protect municipalities and school districts from costly unfunded state mandates

The New York State Senate on Monday passed legislation sponsored by Senator Joseph Griffo that would help relieve the burden of unfunded mandates imposed by the state upon local governments, schools, and their taxpayers. Every time the state enacts a new mandated program, all too often municipalities and school districts are left to find a […]

Griffo continues push to pass Charitable Gaming Act of 2017

Following Governor’s veto last year, legislation still needed to amend rules so charitable organizations and volunteer groups can raise funds by selling raffle tickets online and accept credit card payments

State Senator Joseph Griffo joined his colleagues from the Senate and the Assembly, as well as representatives from various charitable organizations, on Tuesday […]

State & City comptrollers, state treasurers: Federal bill attempts to silence investors

A broad coalition of state fiduciaries today joined New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli and New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer in issuing a “Joint Statement on Defending Fundamental Shareowner Rights”in strong support of the use of shareholder proposals as an essential tool in maintaining corporate transparency and accountability. The Statement is in response […]

Tenney announces $587,761 in federal funds for Greater Binghamton Airport

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Federal Funding Will Provide Replacement Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Vehicle, Protective Gear and Breathing Apparatuses

Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney announced $587,761 in federal funding for the Greater Binghamton/Edwin A. Link Field Airport, located in Broome County. The funding is awarded through a grant allocated by the Department of Transportation under […]

Brindisi, Miller, Butler, Blask furious that fermentation tanks made in China

Fermentation tanks now traveling down the Erie Canal in Upstate New York made in China with help of state economic development funding

The Three Assemblymen Support Brindisi-Sponsored ‘Buy New York’ Act To Require The State Give Preference And Tax Credits To Goods, Products and Services Produced in New York

Assemblymen Have Written to Governor Cuomo, […]

Tenney co-sponsors, votes in favor of measures to strengthen protections for victims of human trafficking, sexual abuse

Rep. Claudia Tenney

House passes bills to toughen penalties on traffickers and protect victims of human trafficking and sexual abuse

Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced the passage of bipartisan bills aimed at strengthening protections for victims of human trafficking and sexual abuse. On Monday the House passed three bills that Tenney cosponsored: H.R. […]