Two days, two town halls

Brindisi continues commitment to listen to Upstate New Yorkers, holds town halls in McGraw and Norwich

Congressman Anthony Brindisi (NY-22) held his second town hall in two days, answering questions yesterday in McGraw and tonight in Norwich. Brindisi took questions directly from the audience on topics including prescription drugs prices, health care, veterans issues, […]

DEC Seeks Input on Draft Tioughnioga Unit Management Plan

Public Meeting Scheduled for May 9

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) will host a public meeting to provide information, answer questions, and accept public input on the draft Tioughnioga Unit Management Plan (UMP). The informal informational session will be held Thursday, May 9, at 7 the Nelson Town Offices, 4085 Nelson Rd, […]

Salka hosts town hall discussion

Assemblyman John Salka

Assemblyman John Salka (R,C,Ref-Brookfield) will be hosting an official town hall in Edmeston from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 9.

The focus of the event will be about the greatest needs of the district and answer questions. Salka encourages everyone to attend so the most effective and productive discussion possible can […]

Salka launches ‘Gold Star Families’ petition

Assemblyman John Salka

Assemblyman John Salka (R,C,Ref-Brookfield) has launched a petition in support of a bill he sponsors in the Assembly that would provide tuition assistance to SUNY or CUNY colleges for family members of a deceased service man or woman who died in the line of duty.

The bill has received bipartisan support, […]

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U.S. Senator Kamala Harris issues statement before State of the Union

For the past two years under this Administration, the people in power have tried to convince us that the villain in the American story is each other.

That is not our story. That is […]

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Gillibrand invites decorated transgender Navy lieutenant commander to State of the Union Address

Lieutenant Commander Blake Dremann has been deployed 11 times and won the Navy’s highest logistics award

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, announced that […]

Salka to host District Office open house Feb. 7, 2019

Assemblyman John Salka

Assemblyman John Salka (R,C,Ref-Brookfield) will host an open house at his District Office, 214 Farrier Ave., Oneida, from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. Light refreshments will be served, and an open discussion of the needs of the district will follow.

All are encouraged to attend and give their […]

Miller calls for state investment to improve upstate infrastructure

Plan would add $500 million to CHIPS & create transportation capital plan

Assemblyman Brian Miller discusses the task force’s recommendations with his colleague Assemblyman Mike Norris following a press conference Jan. 28, 2019, in Albany.

Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I,C,Ref-New Hartford) joined colleagues from the Assembly Minority Conference’s Task Force on Critical Infrastructure and Transportation […]

Government officials issue statements on DREAM Act

Assemblyman John SalkaAttorney General Letitia JamesAssemblyman Brian Miller

Salka: Our taxes, their free college

A statement by Assemblyman John Salka (R,C,Ref-Brookfield) on the passage of the DREAM Act:

“This is the focus the Assembly Democrats have in the capitol, free college for illegal aliens. Opening up the taxpayer wallet to pay for illegal aliens to go […]

Miller rallies for tipped wage credit

Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I,C,Ref-New Hartford) joined restaurant workers at a rally today in the state Capitol to protect the state’s tipped wage credit. The governor proposed eliminating the credit to mandate a higher hourly wage for workers, which is widely opposed by restaurants and many wait staff employees, as well.

“There is no question […]

Miller: Governor’s budget simply “manages the decline”

Assemblyman Brian Miller

Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I,C,Ref-New Hartford) issued the following statement in response to the governor’s budget address:

“If you live in New York City, the governor’s budget address was probably more exciting, though many of the promises he made today he has made many times before. In terms of his attention to […]

Salka: Tax cap and upstate infrastructure

Assemblyman John Salka (R,C.Ref-Brookfield) issued the following statement in response to the 2019 State of the State Address:

“It was a welcome surprise to see Gov. Cuomo take time out of his downstate agenda to address making the property tax cap permanent. Our hard-working families have been overburdened and ignored for far too long and […]