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 […]

Griffo questions DMV for giving out promotional sunglasses made in China

State Senator Joseph Griffo on Thursday questioned why the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles is giving out promotional sunglasses that are made in China.

In his letter to DMV Executive Deputy Commissioner Theresa L. Egan, Griffo, R-Rome, questioned why the state agency would purchase and give out foreign-made products instead of […]

Griffo secures $65,000 in state funding to enhance parks in village of Potsdam

State Senator Joseph Griffo speaks with the mayor, town supervisor and other local officials inside the gazebo.

State Senator Joseph Griffo this week announced $65,000 in state funding he was able to secure that would help enhance two parks in the Village of Potsdam.

Griffo was joined by Potsdam Village Mayor […]

State audit finds flaws in Morrisville-Eaton online banking procedures

State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli issued a report Aug. 3 on several school audits; among them was that of the online banking practices of Morrisville-Eaton Central School

According to the report The Morrisville-Eaton Central School District (District) is located in the towns of Eaton, Fenner, Lebanon, Lincoln, Nelson, Smithfield and Stockbridge in Madison County.

The District […]

Gillibrand and Ernst announce women-owned small business opportunities legislation passes Small Business Committee

Kirsten Gillibrand

U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand’s (D-NY) and Joni Ernst (R-IA) announced bipartisan legislation to direct the Small Business Administration to conduct a study on women-owned small business’ participation in federal multiple award contracts was approved by the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

“We need to do everything we can to make […]

Brindisi reacts to Tenney’s economic plan; says it is DC talking points

After careful review, Brindisi reacts to Tenney’s economic plan for our area; says it won’t really change a thing

NY-22 candidate for Congress Assemblyman Anthony Brinidisi spent the evening reviewing Congressowman Claudia Tenney’s economic plan for the area, which was unveiled today. Brindisi said the plan is very weak and doesn’t help working people or […]

Tenney announces Coffee with Claudia open door meeting in Cortland

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Tenney hosts open-door, small group meetings to maximize time with constituents

Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced Coffee with Claudia in Cortland. Coffee with Claudia is series of small group meetings across the 22nd Congressional District. During these meetings, constituents will have the opportunity to meet and speak directly with Rep. Tenney […]

Tenney issues statement on Trump’s comments about Upstate New York

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) released the following statement regarding President Trump’s comments about Upstate New York:

“I hope President Trump’s comments about Upstate New York were taken out of context. Upstate has a rich history of manufacturing products used around the world. Bad policies passed down from Albany have driven […]