COLUMN: Does Cuomo love fast food or just hate small business?

Assemblyman Brian Miller (R-New Hartford)

COLUMN: Does Cuomo love fast food or just hate small business?

By Assemblyman Brian Miller

I am all for fair pay and opportunities for workers in all industries. After all, hard-working New Yorkers should be able to earn an acceptable wage and provide for their families – that is […]

Acting New York State Attorney General Barbara Underwood sworn in

Acting New York State Attorney General Barbara Underwood sworn in

Barbara Underwood was sworn in as acting New York State Attorney General today.

“I am honored to serve the people of New York as acting Attorney General,” Underwood said. “The work of this office is critically important. Our office has never been stronger, and this […]

Schneiderman issues statement on accusations

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued the following statement late May 7, 2018:

“It’s been my great honor and privilege to serve as attorney general for the people of the State of New York. In the last several hours, serious allegations, which I strongly contest, have been made against me. While these allegations are unrelated […]

Brindisi qualifies for 4 ballot lines

Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi

Brindisi qualifies for 4 ballot lines

Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi, candidate for Congress in NY-22, will appear on four ballot lines in the November general election. Brindisi will be on the Democratic, Independence, Working Families and Women’s Equality party lines, and Brindisi is the only non-incumbent Democrat in the state who will […]

A new video features New York high school students discussing gun violence epidemic

A new video features New York high school students discussing gun violence epidemic

Students call for common-sense gun reforms, continued civic engagement during a roundtable with Schneiderman at Bard HS Early College; video released on 19th anniversary of Columbine shooting

On the 19th anniversary of the Columbine shooting, New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman […]

Stirpe: Democracy means government for the people

Al Stirpe

Stirpe: Democracy means government for the people

Voting is the cornerstone of democracy, and, here in New York, I’m fighting to increase transparency and ensure that more people can participate in our elections. This year in the Assembly, I’ve voted to pass bills that would close the limited liability corporation loophole, bring […]

State agriculture commissioner announces $500,000 to expand community-based agriculture across the state

Bill Magee

State agriculture commissioner announces $500,000 to expand community-based agriculture across the state

Projects will improve access to fresh, wholesome foods, promote community engagement, and enhance agricultural education opportunities; builds on state’s commitment to end hunger statewide and create more growing spaces in high-need communities

State Agriculture Commissioner Richard Ball today announced $500,000 […]

Legislation co-sponsored by Brindisi passes; will make elections fairer, more accessible

Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi

Legislation co-sponsored by Brindisi passes; will make elections fairer, more accessible

Brindisi: Election reform bills I supported will break down barriers to fair elections and voting; Package of bills passed this week in the state Assembly seeks to improve transparency in state Campaign Finance Law, as well as modernizing the election […]

Stirpe: State budget helps middle-class families get ahead

Al Stirpe

Stirpe: State budget helps middle-class families get ahead

During my time in the state Assembly, we’ve had to make difficult decisions during budget negotiations. But in the face of a projected $4.4 billion deficit, this year was especially challenging. We deliberated for weeks on end and worked tirelessly to find common ground […]

Brindisi votes no on pay raise but says overall, the new budget helps state meet important commitments

Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi

Brindisi votes no on pay raise but says overall, the new budget helps state meet important commitments

Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi of Utica issued the following statement on the passage of the 2018-19 state budget, including why he voted against a plan to establish an independent commission to start examining […]

NYS BUDGET: Legislators issue statements on 2018-19 spending plan

NYS BUDGET: Legislators issue statements on 2018-19 spending plan

Bill Magee

Assemblyman Bill Magee (D – Nelson)

“Last year, I successfully fought to get Madison County the revenue it deserves, and I fought for it again this year,” Magee said. “It’s only fair that Madison County sees the same benefits as other counties that […]

Miller issues statement on Assembly Democrats’ wish list

Brian Miller

Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I-New Hartford) issued the following statement on Assembly Democrats’ wish list (click here for an .mp4 file of Assemblyman Brian Miller speaking on the issue)

“The Assembly Democrats released their wish-list today that includes spending $170.2 billion in taxpayer money in a year we’re supposed […]