Brindisi urges net neutrality supporters to sign his petition to return it to New York

Brindisi urges net neutrality supporters to sign his petition to return it to New York

Brindisi sponsoring legislation requiring internet service providers to verify they are net neutral before receiving contracts with state agencies, municipalities and school districts

Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi of Utica says he is urging supporters of Net Neutrality to sign a petition […]

Miller issues statement on economic development budget hearing

Brian Miller

Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I-New Hartford) issues statement on economic development budget hearing

“Today’s Economic Development budget public hearing comes at a fortuitous time with the start of the Joe Percoco corruption trial just last week. START-UP NY has failed, costing New Yorkers nearly $400 million; a top aide to the […]

Stirpe: Discuss the state budget at my town hall meetings

Al Stirpe

Stirpe: Discuss the state budget at my town hall meetings

With the 2018 legislative session in full swing, I’ll soon turn my attention to New York’s 2018-19 budget, and I want to know what you think should be included. The state budget determines how hardworking taxpayers’ money is […]

Notice about early payment of taxes

Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently issued Executive Order No. 172, authorizing local governments to immediately issue warrants for the collection of 2018 property tax payments, and allowing property owners to pay their 2018 tax bills before the end of 2017.

Madison County is in compliance with the executive order, as it has already issued warrants for […]

Unshackle Upstate Releases 2018 Advocacy Agenda

Organization calls for continued fiscal restraint, regulatory reform and additional pro-growth measures heading into 2018 legislative session.

Unshackle Upstate, a pro-taxpayer, Upstate focused advocacy and education organization, has released its 2018 Advocacy Agenda. The document identifies 43 issues that impact taxpayers and employers across New York.

“The proposals contained in our 2018 agenda can help […]

Magee: New York Buy American Act invests in U.S. manufacturing

Bill Magee

Assemblyman William Magee issued the following statement on the Buy American Act:

“Central New Yorkers know the importance of supporting local businesses. We visit our local farmers markets and frequent the mom-and-pop stores that line our busy street corners. The signing of the New York Buy American Act into law makes our […]

DiNapoli calls for stepped up enforcement of state’s Bottle Bill

The state Department of Taxation and Finance should increase monitoring and compliance with New York’s returnable container deposit law to recover all the funds the state is entitled to from bottlers and beverage distributors, according to an audit released today by state Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.

“New York’s landmark bottle bill motivated New Yorkers to […]

Brindisi Praises Signing of The Charitable Gaming Act of 2017

Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi of Utica today issued this statement, following the Governor’s signing of A.6095-A, ‘The Charitable Gaming Act of 2017,’ a bill he sponsored allowing charities in New York State to accept credit or debit cards as payment for fund-raising raffles, as well as to allow the purchase of raffle tickets online:

“The signing […]

Miller Says NYS Must Echo Fed’s “Entitlement Reform” Plan

Brian Miller

Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I-New Hartford) issues statement on ‘entitlement reform’:

“There are a lot of people suffering in this state – too many. New York is taxing residents right out of state. One of the largest drivers of state spending is social programs like Medicaid, welfare and unemployment. […]

Tenney Calls for appeal of FEMA’s denial of major disaster declaration for Upstate New York

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Invites FEMA administrator to visit New York to survey devastation from summer flooding

Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) is calling for an immediate appeal of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) decision on December 6 to deny a major disaster declaration for the 15 Upstate counties impacted by […]

New York Green Business Program

The Department of Environmental Conservation recently launched the New York Green Business Program and is accepting applications through Friday, Dec. 15. NYGB is a free and voluntary program that provides recognition and benefits to businesses that have a strong commitment to sustainability. Businesses that join the program receive recognition from the State, are able […]

Tenney announces November mobile office hours with district office staff

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced mobile office hours with her district office staff for the month of November. Throughout the month of November, staff from Congresswoman Tenney’s New Hartford and Binghamton offices will be available at the following locations to provide assistance to constituents facing issues with federal agencies.

“Mobile office […]