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. […]

Stirpe: Assembly election reform package makes voting easier in New York

Al Stirpe

Assemblyman Al Stirpe (D-Cicero) announced that the Assembly is taking up a series of bills to increase voter participation by making voting more accessible and easier for New Yorkers.

“The Assembly’s package recognizes that we live busy lives, and that obstacles and work schedules all too often get in the way of […]

Collins, Katko, Tenney, Stefanik urge Cuomo to request FEMA assistance to aid Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence River property owners

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Representatives Chris Collins (NY-27), John Katko (NY-24), Claudia Tenney (NY-22) and Elise Stefanik (NY-21) are urging Governor Cuomo to take swift action in requesting the assistance of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to deliver relief to Lake Ontario shoreline property owners.

In a letter to the Governor released today, the Representatives […]

Senate Republicans propose new $55 million grant program for flood damage

Measure would provide funding to help repair recent destruction to homes, businesses, farms and infrastructure in the Great Lakes, St. Lawrence and Lake Champlain regions

State Senator Joseph Griffo announced today that the New York State Senate Republicans have introduced a bill to create a new Great Lakes Flood Recovery Grant Program that would help […]

Stirpe: Assembly pushes to modernize elections and encourage young people to vote

Al Stirpe

If voting is one of the cornerstones of our democracy, then we should encourage voters – and future voters – to participate. Every vote matters and it’s important to engage young people; they’re the future of New York and our country, and their involvement in every election is vital.

People under 25 […]

Tenney: Tax reform necessary for economic growth, job creation

Rep. Claudia Tenney

New Yorkers Cannot Afford to Lose Itemized Deductions

Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (R—NY) released the following statement in response to President Donald J. Trump’s tax reform plan:

“Congress and the president both agree that reforming our tax code is vitally important and a top priority. As a small business owner and a […]