Brindisi’s bipartisan Locking Up Robocallers Act passes House

Rep. Anthony Brindisi

Brindisi fights to end robocalls and holds scammers accountable

A bipartisan group of House members issued the following statements after their bipartisan bill—the Locking Up Robocallers Act of 2019—passed out of the House as part of H.R. 3375, the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act. The Locking Up Robocallers Act of 2019 was introduced by Congressman Donald […]

James: T-Mobile/Sprint megamerger remains a bad deal for consumers, innovation and workers

Attorney General Letitia James

Proposed deal with DISH is based on speculative promises, throwing risk of failure on backs of consumers

Attorney General Letitia James led a coalition of 14 Attorneys General from across the nation expressing concern about a newly announced deal — approved, in principle, by the United States Department of Justice […]

Brindisi fights for rural broadband and holds cable companies accountable

Rep. Anthony Brindisi

Congressman testifies before House Energy and Commerce Committee about need for broadband in rural areas

Brindisi: When Upstate New Yorkers call their cable company, they get no help—only excuses

Congressman Anthony Brindisi (NY-22) testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee about rural broadband and the need for more accountability from […]

SRBC to hold public hearing on water project applications

Written comments accepted through Aug. 12, 2019

The Susquehanna River Basin Commission will receive public comment at a hearing Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. The subjects covered by the hearing include applications for several water withdrawals and consumptive use projects, as well as a diversion project.

The SRBC Commissioners are scheduled to vote on these […]

TONIGHT: Salka to host Waterville town hall discussion July 25, 2019

Assemblyman John Salka

Assemblyman John Salka (R,C,Ref-Brookfield) will host a town hall in Waterville at the Waterville Historical Society Building, 220 Main St., Waterville, from 7 to 8 p.m. July 25, 2019.

The focus of the event will be about the greatest needs of the district and to answer questions. Salka encourages everyone to […]

After two Republicans block 9/11 VCF bill, Gillibrand and Gardner call for Mcconnell to put legislation on the floor for an up-or-down vote

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Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Cory Gardner (R-CO) today called on Senator McConnell to put theNever Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act on the floor for an up-or-down vote. Earlier today, Gillibrand asked for unanimous consent to pass this legislation, […]

Senator Rachel May announces $2.7 million in extreme winter recovery funding

Senator Rachel May

Senator Rachel May (D-Onondaga, Madison, Oneida) announces $2.7 million in extreme winter recovery funding for the 53rd district. This funding is supplemental to the Consolidated Local Street and Highway Improvement Program and helps local governments cover the costs of road and bridge maintenance and repair.

This critical funding was left out […]

New from Assemblyman John Salka

Assemblyman John Salka

Salka hosts drug take-back day

Assemblyman John Salka (R,C,Ref-Brookfield) will be hosting a prescription drug take-back day Monday, July 8, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Nader Towers, 2 Mitchell St., Oneonta. The purpose of the drive is to encourage proper disposal of old and expired prescription drugs.

Salka votes against […]

Veteran of Stonewall riots to keynote Pride Day at the 2019 State Fair

Martin Boyce, a participant in the Stonewall Riots that marked a turning point in the fight for equal rights for gay and lesbian people, will be the featured speaker at the annual Pride Day ceremony Friday, Aug. 23 at the 2019 Great New York State Fair. Boyce will speak about his experience at the […]

Gillibrand announces Sept. 11, 2001, bill has reached filibuster-proof support of bipartisan coalition of 60 senators

Renews call for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to put Victims Compensation Bill on the floor for standalone vote upon passage in the House

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today released the following statement after the Sept. 11, 2001, Victim Compensation Fund permanent funding bill reached 60 cosponsors:

“A bipartisan, filibuster-proof majority of the Senate […]

Gillibrand issues statement on Sept. 11, 2001, first-responders’ meeting with Senator Mitch McConnell

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand released the following statement on tomorrow’s meeting between 9/11 first responders and U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell:

“While I appreciate that Senator McConnell is meeting with the 9/11 responders, I hope that it will be the last time they have to come down to Washington, period. They are sick, […]

GUEST COLUMN: Miller sums up 2019 Legislative Session

Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I,C,Ref-New Hartford)

With one-party control in Albany, this legislative session made for a difficult year. Single-party control usually does not work out well for the masses, regardless of which party is in charge. Unfortunately, this year has been dominated by a downstate agenda and one aimed more at retaliating against the […]