Issues

It is critical that we continue to assist our Veterans who have served our country and continue the fight against veteran homelessness and effective job placement.

This is by far the fastest growing crisis across New York State. Addiction can happen to anyone, any family, at any time.

I understand how important it is to protect women’s rights. I value a woman’s right to choose and believe reproductive health is a private issue between a woman and her doctor.

New York State thrives on the success of its neighborhoods and its business districts, particularly small business which is the backbone of our communities.   We need to continue to expand neighbor

For too long, upstate taxpayers have unfairly struggled with the costs of education as opposed to our downstate neighbors.   Comparison after comparison demonstrates that upstate needs the support

With the arrival of Global Foundries, continued growth of SUNY Nanotech, RPI Tech Park, and SUNY Albany East, we have the proper elements in place to provide a pipeline for tomorrow's jobs.

We have been successful in Cohoes providing quality housing options for people of all ages.  We need to continue to advocate for and expand upon programs that promote owner occupied housing, safety

Health care continues to be the number one concern of those who have it and those who do not.  The costs of health care continue to increase as advancements in care have extended life spans and in

As past President of the New York State Conference of Mayors, I know first hand the burden of unfunded mandates on local governments and school districts. I believe that if the State of New York wa

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