Assemblyman Brian Miller issues statement on end of session

Assemblyman Brian Miller

Assemblyman Brian Miller issues statement on end of session

We certainly had some legislative accomplishments this year, including increased funding to improve our local roads and increased funding for our area schools, but far too much was left undone. We witnessed more corruption, but the majority again […]

Democratic Committee issues statement on Miner announcement to run for governor

Democratic Committee issues statement on Miner announcement to run for governor

Madison County Democratic Committee Chairman Mike Oot issued the following statement on Stephanie Miner’s announcement of her intent to run for governor

“I’m very disappointed that former Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner is challenging Governor [Andrew] Cuomo and, not surprisingly, her announcement was immediately embraced […]

Tenney announces passage of the Water Resources Development Act of 2018

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Tenney announces passage of the Water Resources Development Act of 2018

Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced the passage of the Water Resources Development Act of 2018. WRDA will strengthen flood protection, improve waterway navigation in the 22nd District, and reform the Army Corps of Engineers. It will empower state and local […]

Underwood leads suit against Trump Administration to protect farmworkers from pesticide poisoning

NYS Attorney General Barbara Underwood

Underwood leads suit against Trump Administration to protect farmworkers from pesticide poisoning

Coalition challenges Trump EPA’s indefinite suspension of improved safety training, which had been established to better protect farmworkers from toxic chemical pesticides; up to 1,120 New York farmworkers may be harmed by pesticides yearly – EPA delay […]

Brindisi issues statement on appointment of Underwood as state attorney general

Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi

Brindisi issues statement on appointment of Underwood as state attorney general

Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi of Utica today issued the following statement after voting in support of a joint resolution of the State Assembly and State Senate appointing Barbara Underwood as New York’s Attorney General until the end […]

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 […]